Instructors

Leah Phillips

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Leah is a 3rd Degree Black Belt and has been doing Tae Kwon Do for 15 years. She has fought at Provincial Qualifiers four times and the Canadian Open in 2012. Leah has also been recognized for her leadership and athletic skills including the Iron Cleat Award for rugby and King Of The Ring Award for Tae Kwon Do. Right now she is studying Kinesiology at Wilfrid Laurier University. 

Randy Borghese

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Randy is a 1st Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. At the age of 4, Randy started taking Karate for a couple of years until he found his true passion for Tae Kwon Do. After years of training and many tournaments, Randy is excited to pass along his knowledge and love for the sport. Randy is currently apprenticing to become an electrician.  

Charlotte Kerr

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Charlotte is currently in her third year at Wilfrid Laurier University in the Psychology program and plans to get her Masters in Counselling Psychology. She started practicing Tae Kwon Do at the age of three and has since achieved her 3rd Degree Black Belt. She has attended the US Open four times along with many tournaments. She currently holds five world championships in board breaking along with a world record in 2013. 

Kyle Hanna

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Tara Phillips

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Tara is a 1st Degree Black Belt with over 25 years of experience including sparring, board breaking and patterns in many tournaments. Tara is a certified personal trainer who loves the physical aspect as much as the mental aspect of Tae Kwon Do. 

Mark Borghese

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16 Years ago, Mark began training in the sport of Shuto Riu Karate. Two years later, he found a new love for the sport of Tae Kwon Do. Mark is a 1st Degree Black Belt who excels in patterns, power and technique. Mark has been a minor hockey coach for over 20 years, is a father and is a great mentor. 

Tony Borghese

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Tony, better known as Big T, is our director of fun. He will ensure that everyone is having fun and enjoying their day! He is a hockey player and the coach of the Kitchener Lady Rangers. You will see him around the club helping out and cleaning up.