* State representative of North Carolina for National Tang Soo Do Federation 1998-2000
* Certified Instructor through World MooSul Kwan Federation
* Certified Affiliate of Rigan Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association
* Vice-President of American Frestyle Hapkido Association.
* Inducted into American Karate Association Hall of Fame, American Martial Arts Association Hall of Fame, Shintai Ryu Martial Arts Hall of Fame , US Head of Family Hall of Honor and American Freestyle Hapkido Association Hall of Fame.
* Veteran of 1st Gulf War, served in Operation Desert Shield/Storm.
* Member US Navy ( 1986- 1994) , served as Hospital Corpsman in Fleet Marine Force.