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Hub Branch

Grandmaster Steve
Gonzalez

8th Dan

Grandmaster Gonzalez started training with Master Heintz in the mid 1980s. He earned his 8th Dan in December 2016. He is one of the primary instructors at the TRMA Hub and is a former President and Vice President of the TRMA Board of Directors. Grandmaster Gonzalez is the director of the annual Pil Sung tournament.

Grandmaster Brad
Deaton

8th Dan

Grandmaster Deaton began training with Master Heintz in 1986. Grandmaster Deaton earned his 8th Dan in December 2016. He is currently one of the primary instructors at the TRMA Hub. He is a former President and Vice-President of the TRMA Board of Directors.

Master Anita
Williams

7th Dan

Master Williams began training with Master Heintz in 1987 and earned her 7th Dan in December 2016. She is one of the primary instructors at the TRMA Hub, is a member of the TRMA Board and is a former President and former Secretary of the TRMA Board.

Master Dwayne
Ferguson

7th Dan

Master Ferguson began training with Master Heintz in 1989 and earned his 7th Dan in December 2016. He is one of the primary instructors at the TRMA Hub and a former President, Treasurer and Secretary of the TRMA Board of Directors.

Master Bryan
Siever

6th Dan

Master Siever began training with Master Heintz in the spring of 1993. He earned his 6th Dan in December of 2016. Master Siever is one of the primary instructors at the TRMA Hub as well a former President and a former Secretary of the TRMA Board.

Mr. Lance Kinseth

Mr. Kinseth began training with Master Heintz in 1983 and has taught taekwondo at various branches and at the Hub. He has over 45 years experience in a variety of martial arts, with particular emphasis upon taekwondo, kumdo and jodo. He is the instructor for the Martial Spirit class that integrates a broad variety of martial arts.

Ms. Rochelle Douglass

3rd Dan

Ms. Douglass began training in 2005 with Iowa Methodist Tae Kwon Do. Ms. Douglass earned her 3rd Dan in April 2015 through TRMA. She is one of the primary instructors at the TRMA Hub, is a member of the TRMA Board and is a past Vice-President of the TRMA Board.

Mr. John Hornback

3rd Dan

Mr. Hornback began training at Two Rivers Martial Arts in 2009 and is one of the primary instructors for the school's Black Belt Youth Group. Mr. Hornback is also the instructor of the school's Kobudo, Okinawan Weapons class and holds Black Belts in TaeKwonDo and Kobudo, Okinawan Weapons. Mr. Hornback is a past member of the TRMA Board of Directors.

Mr. Dave Nelson

2nd Dan

Mr. Nelson started with Two Rivers Tae Kwon Do in August of 2010. He is currently a 2nd Dan Black Belt, and teaches at the TRMA Hub branch.

Carlisle Branch

Ms. Morgan Endecott

3rd Dan

Ms. Endecott began training with Two Rivers in 2006 and earned her 3rd Dan in April 2015. She is one of the primary instructors for the Carlisle Branch, and is a past Secretary of the TRMA Board of Directors.

Ms. Vickie Hornback

3rd Dan

Ms. Hornback began training at Two Rivers Martial Arts in 2009. She is currently one of the primary instructors at the school's Carlisle location. Ms. Hornback is also an instructor for the school's Black Belt Youth Group and holds Black Belts in TaeKwonDo and Kobudo, Okinawan Weapons. She is a former Secretary and former Vice-President of the TRMA Board of Directors.

Mr. Don McDonald

1st Dan

Mr. McDonald is a current member of the TRMA Board of Directors.

Indianola Branch

Master Marvin Samuelson

6th Dan

Master Samuelson began training with Master Heintz in the early 1980s and earned his 6th Dan in April 2008. He is the primary instructor for the Indianola Branch. He is a former President, and former Vice-President of the TRMA Board of Directors.

Master Roger Netsch

6th Dan

Master Netsch began his training with Two Rivers and earned his 6th Dan in December 2016. He teaches at the Indianola Branch and is a current member of the TRMA Board of Directors. He is also a former President and former Vice President of the TRMA Board of Directors.

Mr. Brian Anderson

4th Dan

Mr. Anderson began training in December 2003 and earned his 4th Dan in December 2015. He is a former Secretary of the Board of Directors

Ms. Cindy Lerch

2nd Dan

Mrs. Lerch started training with TRMA in 2010. She enjoys the activity and stress relief that Tae Kwon Do provides, and likes seeing people challenge themselves with this art form. She is a current member of the TRMA Board of Directors.

Mr. Chris Lerch

2nd Dan

Mr. Lerch started training with TRMA in 2010. He also trained in Northern Shaolin Kung Fu when he was a teenager. Mr. Lerch enjoys learning new techniques and passing on what he's learned to other people. He is the current President of the TRMA Board of Directors.

Mr. Zachary
St. John

2nd Dan

Pleasant Hill Branch

Mr. Todd Adamson

3rd Dan

Ms. Melinda Adamson

3rd Dan

Ms. Adamson began her training in the 1980's at Kim's Academy. Her love for TKD didn't end there. She began her journey again with Two Rivers Martial Arts June 19, 2008 after her son and husband found the love for Tae Kwon Do. She earned her 3rd Dan with TRMA December 2nd, 2016. She is currently on of the instructors at the Two Rivers Pleasant Hill branch.

Mr. Gerry Wilwerding

3rd Dan

Mr. Wilwerding began and continues his training at Two Rivers' Pleasant Hill branch and earned his 3rd Dan in December 2016. He enjoys the physical activities and expanded sense of community that TRMA brings to its students.

West Des Moines Branch

Ms. Jennifer Bailey

4th Dan

Ms. Bailey began training with Two Rivers in 2008 and earned her 4th Dan in April 2018. She is one of the primary instructors for the West Des Moines Branch and is a member of the Board of Directors. She is a former President, Vice-President, and Secretary of the TRMA Board.

Mr. Rob Dale

3rd Dan

Mr. Dale began training with Two Rivers in 2010 and earned his 3rd Dan in December 2016. He is one of the primary instructors for the West Des Moines Branch, and is a member of Board of Directors. He is a former Vice-President of the TRMA Board.

Mr. Kendall Bailey

3rd Dan

Mr. Bailey began training with Two Rivers in 2010 and earned his 3rd Dan in April 2018. He is one of the primary instructors for the West Des Moines Branch and manages the information technology needs of TRMA. Mr. Bailey is also the current Treasurer of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Tony Ochiche

2nd Dan

Mr. Ochiche began training with Two Rivers in 2012 and earned his 2rd Dan in December 2016. He is one of the primary instructors for the West Des Moines Branch.

Winterset Branch

Grandmaster Brett
McBroom

8th Dan

Grandmaster McBroom began training with Master Heintz in the early 1980s. He is one of the primary instructors at the Winterset Branch and a former President and former Vice President of the TRMA Board of Directors. He tested for 8th Dan in December 2016.

Ms. Cynthia Barth

1st Dan

Mr. Michael Carter

1st Dan

Board of Directors - 2018