President's Challenge - Fitness - ATA Leadership NOW

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The Leadership students in my classes exhibit better social skills and earn higher grades. I highly recommend Leadership classes for students of all ages.
– Chief Master Todd Droege, International Protech Instructor, Owner of Droege's ATA Martial Arts

President's Challenge Award Winners

UPDATE October 8, 2012: The official "ATA Leadership NOW" Group has 1,124 members, 48.7M Total Team Points, 7.5M Total Team Minutes, 123 PALA winners, and Presidential Champions: 4 Platinum  74 Gold, 64 Silver, and 118 Bronze.  

Everyone in ATA should join the "ATA Leadership NOW" Group (and your School's Group, if available) on the President's Challenge website and log your workouts regularly!

 

(4) PLATINUM PRESIDENTIAL CHAMPIONS - 1,000,000 points req'd.

2/5/12 - Mr. Jimmy Clarke of Proven Martial Arts in Wappingers Falls, NY. Instructor: Mr. Alex Puzza. Gold #2: 4/8/12. Silver #2: 3/14/12. Bronze #2: 2/22/12. Gold #1: 3/19/11. Silver #1: 1/28/11. Bronze #1: 12/4/10. PALA:12/6/10. Presidential Recognition | Photo


74 GOLD Presidential Champions - 160,000 points req'd.


8/5/11 – Mrs. Chris Jorgenson of ATA Martial Arts, Devils Lake, ND. Instructor: Mr. Ryan Arndt. Silver: 5/17/11. Bronze: 5/9/11; PALA: 4/29/11


8/23/11 – Mr. Jackson Harned of Feith Family YMCA Taekwondo USA, Milwaukee, WI. Instructor: Mr. Scott A. Kortsehl. Silver: 7/26/11. Bronze: 7/12/11.


9/7/11 – Ms. Megan Parks of Robinson's ATA Black Belt Academy/Karate for Kids, Lancaster, CA. Silver: 7/11/11. Bronze: 5/31/11.


9/13/11 – Ms. Wanda Gomez, Instructor at ATA Black Belt Academy in Fayetteville, NC; Senior: Master Michael Brown Silver: 7/20/11. Bronze: 7/6/11. PALA: 7/1/11.


10/5/11 – Mr. Brian Reynolds of ATA Power Martial Arts, Houston, TX. Bronze: 8/1. Silver: 8/20.


10/19/11 – Mr. Dylan M. Rodriguez of Makowski's Martial Arts Academy in Sarver, PA. Instructors: Mr. Robert A. Makowski, Mr. Robert J. Makowski. Silver: 9/8/11. Bronze: 9/2/11. PALA: 8/14/11.


11/23/11 – Miss Stephanie Harris of ATA Martial Arts, Bentonville, AR. Instructor: Mr. Adam O'Connor. Silver: 8/29/11. Bronze: 7/1/11. PALA: 5/28/11.


11/24/11 – Mr. Teofilo Velez of ATA Martial Arts in Fayetteville, NC. Instructors: Master M. and K. Brown. Silver: 6/26/11. Bronze: 5/11/11. PALA: 4/28/11.


12/1/11 – Mrs. Andrea Jung, Head Instructor at Shuman's ATA Martial Arts in Port Charlotte, FL. Instructor: Master Al Shuman. Silver: 9/21/11. Bronze: 4/4. PALA: 9/21/11.


12/3/11 – Mr. Troy Wright of Lee's ATA Black Belt Academy in Brentwood, TN. Instructor: Mr. Albert Lee. Silver: 11/12/11. Bronze: 10/27/11. PALA+: 12/11/11.


12/13/11 – Dr. Robyn Temple-Smolkin of ATA Karate Center of Candia in Candia, NH. Instructor: Mr Page. Silver: 10/24/11. Bronze: 10/9/11. PALA: 10/9/11.


1/24/12 – Mr. Kameron Kerns of Peterson AFB in Colorado Springs, CO. Instructor: Mr. Omar Rodriguez. Silver: 10/18/11. Bronze: 8/22/11. PALA: 8/18/11.


2/7/12 – Mr. Brian Myers of Pilsung Martial Arts in Greenwood, IN. Instructor: Mrs. Rose Myers. Silver: 10/11/11. Bronze: 8/30/11.

2/24/12 – Ms. Sydney Worth of Traditional ATA in Boise, ID. Instructor: Mr. Andrew Rady. Silver: 11/25/11. Bronze: 9/23/11. PALA: 9/20/11
 

3/25/12 – Mr. R. Scott Green of Hanlon's ATA in Liberty, MO. Instructor: Mr. Justin Hanlon. Silver: 12/5/11. Bronze: 10/11/11.
 

3/25/12 – Mr. W. Scott Green of Hanlon's ATA in Liberty, MO. Instructor: Mr. Justin Hanlon. Silver: 12/5/11. Bronze: 10/11/11.
 

3/25/12 – Miss Sarah Green of Hanlon's ATA in Liberty, MO. Instructor: Mr. Justin Hanlon. Silver: 12/5/11. Bronze: 10/11/11.
 

4/2/12 – Mr. David Durkie of Rahn's Black Belt Academy in Aldergrove, BC. Instructor: Mr. Shane Rahn. Silver: 11/26/11. Bronze: 11/7/11. PALA+: 11/7/11.


4/2/12 – Mr. Todd Nadeau of Shimsong Martial Arts in Chilliwack, BC. Instructor: Mr. Shane Rahn. Silver:  11/26/11. Bronze: 11/4/11. PALA+: 11/4/11.


4/15/12 – Mr. Matt White, Owner of Triumph Martial Arts in Pella, IA. Instructor: Mr. Shane Anderson.  Silver: 1/25/12. Bronze: 11/22/11.

4/21/12 - Mrs. Donna Palmisano of Palmisano's ATA Martial Arts in College Station, TX. Instructor: Senior Master Niblock and Mr. Pak. Silver: 10/25/11. Bronze 8/1/11.

5/4/12 – Mrs. Karen Bennett, co-owner of Cloverdale Black Belt Academy in Surrey, British Columbia. Silver: 12/9/11. Bronze: 10/13/11.

5/11/12 - Mrs. Terri Strain, co-owner of Segal's ATA in Santa Rosa, CA. Instructor:  Mr. Joshua Segal.  Silver: 1/25/12. Bronze: 12/4/2011
 

5/31/12 - Mr. Chris Jones of Tri-State ATA Martial Arts Academy in Florence, KY. Instructor: Master Marge Templeton.  Silver 10/29/11. Bronze 3/2611. PALA: 2/22/11
 

6/3/12 - Mr. Dylan Joseph of Jackson's ATA in Coppell, TX.  Instructor: Ms. Christy Jackson.  Silver: 4/7/12. Bronze: 2/12/12

6/15/12 - Mrs. Alisia Norcross of  Sepulveda's ATA Martial Arts in Dunnellon, FL.  Instructor:  Mr. Michael Joiner. Silver: 2/3/12. Bronze: 11/16/11.

6/24/12 - Mr. Craig Wolf of Kim's ATA in Madison, AL. Instructor:  Master Chan Ho Kim.  Silver: 3/4/12. Bronze: 10/13/11. PALA: 9/22/11                                               

7/7/12 – Chief Master Al Dilegge of ATA Headquarters in Little Rock, AR. Instructor: Grand Master In Ho Lee. Silver: 2/26/12. Bronze: 11/25/11                                             

9/19/12 – Mr. Michael Jones, owner and chief instructor of Jones ATA Martial Arts in Owensboro, KY. Silver: 6/28/12.                                            

9/21/12 – Miss Kiera L. House of Duer’s ATA Martial Arts in Eugene, OR. Instructor: Mr. Russ Duer. Silver: 4/5/12. Bronze: 11/29/11. PALA: 11/7/11.       
                                    

9/24/12 – Dr. Anthony Capozzoli of Princeton ATA in Princeton, NJ. Instructor: Ms. Susan Winter. Silver: 5/5/12. Bronze: 11/11/11.    
                                   

9/30/12 – Miss Kathryn Burke of ATA Karate for Kids in Pottstown, PA. Instructor: Mr. Michael Morgan. Silver: 8/20/12. Bronze: 6/7/12.                                        

 

 


64 SILVER Presidential Champions - 90,000 points req'd.

10/10/11 – Mr. Jaydon Biron of ATA Martial Arts in Fayetteville, NC. Instructors: Master M. and K. Brown, Mr. J. Cook. Bronze: 6/6/11. PALA: 5/11/11.

11/4/11 – Mr. Andy Loftus of Leaders for Life Martial Arts in Champaign, IL. Instructor: Master Tina Newberry. Bronze: 9/12/11.


11/17/11 – Mr. Thomas Wright, Owner and Chief Instructor of Wright's Martial Arts in Memphis, TN.

4/7/12 – Mr. Dylan Joseph of Jackson’s ATA in Coppell, TX. Instructor: Ms. Christy Jackson. Bronze: 2/12/12. 

5/2/12 – Mr. A.J. Ramos of ATA Martial Arts in Parlin, NJ. Instructors: Master Jack McInerney, Ms. Colleen Rowan, Mr. Anthony Rodriguez. Bronze: 11/2/11.
 

5/9/12 – Ms. Tammy Parker of Indianapolis ATA Black Belt Academy in Indianapolis, IN. Instructor: Chief Master Steve Westbrook. Bronze: 3/12/12.

6/17/12 – Mr. Ethan Wolf of Kim's ATA in Madison, AL. Instructor: Master Chan Ho Kim. Bronze: 11/9/12. PALA: 9/24/11.

6/17/12 – Miss Avery Wolf of Kim's ATA in Madison, AL. Instructor: Master Chan Ho Kim. Bronze: 12/18/12. PALA: 9/24/11.

 

6/19/12 – Mrs. Melissa Bilyeu of Sulphur Springs ATA Martial Arts in Sulphur Springs, TX. Instructor: Senior Master Mark Sustaire. Bronze: 6/22/11. PALA: 7/11.

 

7/23/12 – Mr. Trey Williams of Larsen’s Black Belt Academy in Kyle, TX. Instructor: Mr. Scott Larsen. Bronze: 2/19/11. PALA: 12/9/11.

 

7/23/12 – Mr. Trey Williams of Larsen’s Black Belt Academy in Kyle, TX. Instructor: Mr. Scott Larsen. Bronze: 2/19/11. PALA: 12/9/11.


8/6/12 – Mrs. Kathleen Wade of Ireland's ATA Martial Arts, Keizer, OR. Instructor: Mr. Keegan Ireland. Bronze: 10/5/11. PALA: 9/20/11.


8/8/12 – Mr. Scott Sandlin of Henderson’s ATA Martial Arts in Atascocita, TX. Instructors: Master Kevin Henderson, Mr. W. Reynolds, Mr. M. Henderson. Bronze: 1/27/12. PALA: 9/21/11.


8/19/12 – Mr. Dillon Trautman of Howards ATA in Jefferson City, MO. Instructor: Master Rob Howard. Bronze: 6/8/12. PALA: 6/4/12.

8/21/12 – Senior Master Rick Abair of ATA Headquarters in Little Rock, AR. Instructor: Grand Master In Ho Lee. Bronze: 9/20/11.

8/27/12 – Mr. Brent Ward of ATA Black Belt Academy in Mobile, AL. Instructor: Mr. Philip Hayes. Bronze: 6/25/12. 
     

8/31/12 – Ms. Sommer Jordan of Sylvester ATA in Sylvester, GA. Instructor: Mr. Allen Boyd. Bronze: 6/14/12.       

9/7/12 – Mr. Cole Trautman of Howards ATA in Jefferson City, MO. Instructor: Master Rob Howard. Bronze: 6/25/12. PALA: 6/4/12.

 

9/21/12 – Mr. Sebastian Smith of Lancaster ATA in Lancaster, OH. Instructor: Mr. Michael Poole. Bronze: 8/4/12. PALA: 8/4/12.

 

9/22/12 – Mr. Daniel Loe of Pride Martial Arts in Chula Vista, CA. Instructor: Mr. Sean Berry. Bronze: 2/23/12. PALA: 11/18/11.

 

9/28/12 – Mr. William R. Wilkins of ATA St. Louis in Chesterfield, MO. Instructor: Mr. Morgan Shank. Bronze: 6/15/12. PALA: 3/17/12.

 

10/5/12 – Miss Arilyn Myint of ATA Martial Arts in Fayetteville, AR. Instructor: Mr. Tyler Power. Bronze: 8/17/12. PALA: 8/17/12.

 


118 BRONZE Presidential Champions - 40,000 points req'd.


10/4/11 – Mr. Keith Stillwell of ATA Headquarters, Little Rock, AR. Instructor: Senior Master Tish Kohl. PALA: 8/16/11.



10/15/11 – Mrs. Bridget Hurt of Black Belt Academy of Poplar Bluff, Poplar Bluff, MO. Instructor: Mr. Tony Page. PALA: 10/3/11.


11/22/11 – Mr. Sean English of ATA Highland Creek in Charlotte, NC. Instructor: Master Gonzalo Cabrera.


11/30/11 – Ms. Dawn Lina Wallace of Karate Atlanta in Alpharetta, GA. Instructor: Mr. Miguel Roman. PALA: 4/13/11.


2/15/12 – Mr. Toby Brennen of Karate Atlanta in Roswell, GA. Instructor: Mr. Brian Poole. PALA: 10/24/11.

5/5/12 – Mr. Brian Fisher of Palmisano’s ATA Martial Arts in College Station, TX. Instructor: Mrs. Donna Palmisano.


2/19/11 – Mr. Trey Williams of Larsen’s Black Belt Academy in Kyle, TX. Instructor: Mr. Scott Larsen. PALA: 12/9/11.


5/22/12 – Mr. Richard Clark of Murphy ATA in Murphy, TX. Instructor: Master Jack Hornbuckle. PALA: 4/10/12.

6/15/12 – Mr. William R. Wilkins of ATA St. Louis in Chesterfield, MO. Instructor: Mr. Morgan Shank. PALA: 3/17/12.

6/18/12 – Mrs. Jane Claypool of Sulphur Springs ATA Black Belt Academy in Sulphur Springs, TX. Instructor: Mrs. Melissa Bilyeu.

6/25/12 – Mr. Cole Trautman of Howards ATA in Jefferson City, MO. Instructor: Master Rob Howard. PALA: 6/4/12.

6/28/12 – Mr. Chris Kallaos of ATA Martial Arts IV in Manchester, MO. Instructor: Master Les Edwards. PALA: 5/18/12.

 

7/5/12 – Mr. Michael Worth of Traditional ATA Martial Arts in Boise, ID. Instructor: Mr. Andy Rady. PALA: 3/31/12.

 

8/3/12 – Mr. Joshua Trautman of Howards ATA in Jefferson City, MO. Instructor: Master Rob Howard. PALA: 6/5/12.

 

8/29/12 – Mrs. Lois Doss of Lee’s Martial Arts in Panama City, FL. Instructor: Mr. Aaron Lee. PALA: 8/1/12.

 

10/3/12 – Mr. Steven Kay of ATA Karate Center in Dothan, AL. Instructor: Ms. Nathalie Bolduc. PALA: 9/3/12.


123 PALA or PALA+ Winners (Presidential Active Lifestyle Award)
 

9/15/11 – Mr. Ted Howe of ATA Martial Arts of West Chester in West Chester, PA. Instructors: Mr. Marc Jouan, Ms. Maria Jouan.


9/18/11 – Ms. Kathy Burke-Howe of ATA Martial Arts of West Chester in West Chester, PA. Instructors: Mr. Marc Jouan, Ms. Maria Jouan.


9/20/11 – Miss Joy Howe of ATA Martial Arts of West Chester in West Chester, PA. Instructors: Mr. Marc Jouan, Ms. Maria Jouan.


9/26/11 – Miss Grace Howe of ATA Martial Arts of West Chester in West Chester, PA. Instructors: Mr. Marc Jouan, Ms. Maria Jouan.

3/12/12 – Miss Laura Bowman of Black Belt Academy in Poplar Bluff, MO. Instructor: Mr. Tony Page.

 

3/31/12 – Mrs. Teresa Worth of Traditional ATA Martial Arts in Boise, ID. Instructor: Mr. Andy Rady.

 

8/3/12 – Mr. Matt White, owner and chief instructor of Triumph Martial Arts in Pella, IA. Instructor: Mr. Shane Anderson.

 

8/8/12 – Mrs. Janet Reid of Daughtry’s ATA Martial Arts in Richmond Hill, GA. Instructor: Mrs. Carey Daughtry.

 

9/4/12 – Mr. Jonathon Akers of Excel Lifeforce Martial Arts in Woodbury, MN. Instructor: Mr. Dave Niska.

 

10/5/12 – Mr. Nicholas Vitale of Austintown ATA Black Belt Academy in Youngstown, OH. Instructor: Mr. Louis Italiano.

 

10/6/12 – Mrs. Patricia Depp of Austintown ATA Black Belt Academy in Youngstown, OH. Instructor: Mr. Louis Italiano.


GRAND MASTER IN HO LEE'S PROGRESS

10/8/12 Update

Current Total Points: 909,682 / Total Time: 2,781 hours 30 minutes

Points to Platinum: 90,318

Grand Master earned Gold: 10/7/11. Silver: 9/13/11. Bronze: 8/30/11. PALA: 8/30/11.


Attention PALA Winners & Presidential Champions of ATA

Congratulations and Thank You!

To have your name published on ATALeadershipNOW.com:

After completing the President's Challenge (PALA and/or Champions), if you wish to have your name published on ATALeadershipNOW.com, send the following information to melanie.morris@ataonline.com with Presidents Challenge in the subject line.

  1. Name and preferred title (e.g. Master, Mr, Mrs, Miss, Dr)
  2. ATA # (for verification only; not for publication)
  3. President's Challenge User Name (for verification only; not for publication)
  4. Date(s) that Award(s) were achieved
  5. School Name
  6. City/State
  7. Instructor's Name
  8. Optional: Photo of you in dobok with Award!

After verifying your award, we'll publish your name online so everyone will know of your great physical fitness and outstanding accomplishments! You are living proof of Grand Master's message that ATA Martial Arts are one of America's favorite and most effective ways of staying mentally and physically fit.

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