Master Instructor - Master Julian Vasquez Jr.

Master Julian Vasquez Jr. is a Kukkiwon certified 5th Dan Master Instructor and is the head instructor of our Taekwondo program. Master Julian has been active in Taekwondo for over 20 years, and has earned numerous personal awards including 6 time Oklahoma state champion, and two time US Junior National champion. He also played soccer, track-field, and football during college.

Since beginning coaching the VTA olympic taekwondo sparring team 17 years ago, his atheletes have won an astonishing number of medals including: 220 Texas State Champions, 61 U.S. Olympic National Champions, 3 U.S. Back to Back  National Gold Medalist, and 6 U.S. International Champions. His athletes have also won numerous Senior Olympic National Champions, Collegiate National Champions, U.S. Open Champions and Canadian Open Champions. In 2003, one of his atheletes was named a McDonald’s recognizing athlete for being a U.S. Olympic Double Gold Medalist.

In June 2006, Julian was elected Lt. Governor for A.A.U. Taekwondo. He holds an associates degree from the University of Central Oklahoma, and a degree in Business and Marketing from the University of North Texas.