The American Junior Karate League is a collaboration between coaches, referees, parents, and former athletes who want to support and help the development of Junior athletes while creating a unique experience for all the attendees of our different events throughout the country. 

coordinators & Advisors


  • Financial  Advisor

  • 3rd Dan in Karate 

  • 1st Dan in Kendo

  • Licensed Referee

BILL Woodrum
media Coordinator

  • Project Management Coordinator

  • Photo/Video Coordinator 

  • Karate Dad with extensive tournament experience

michael mckenzie
referee advisor

  • ​USA KARATE Referee A and Judge A license

  • WKF Judge B (Kata-Kumite) 

  • PKF referee and Judge license

VOLUNTEER coordinator

  • Store Manager 

  • Karate Dad with more than 4 years of tournament experience. 

  • Karate Practitioner

nekoma burcham
parent advisor

  • Co-founder & CEO of local nonprofit

  • Administrative experience at
    the University level

  • Karate Mom with 7 years of

       tournament experience​

ricardo guerrero
event coordinator

  • Former US National Karate Team member

  • Founder and President of Punok

  • Extensive experience in tournament  production

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