UTKD Memorial is owned and operated by Kyosa John Aleman 3rd Dan and his wife Dana Aleman.
Mr. Aleman came to UTKD in 1994 to recieve instruction from Master C.J. Santarose. He achieved his Black Belt in 1997. After 5 years , Mr. Aleman took over the Westheimer/ Memorial location to continue the excellence of UNITED TAE KWON DO's legacy. He was promoted to 2nd Dan in the year 2000. He recieved his 3rd Dan in 2003. Mr. Aleman continues his goal to achieve Master Instructor by practicing with Grand Master F. Santarose to this day. As the Head Instructor of the West Houston/Memorial studio Mr. Aleman is committed to the continued level of traditional style of training.
In addition to Instructing Mr. Aleman is has Refereed / Coach as well as a National Competitor and has trained several Junior Olympic competitors.
Mr. Aleman has trained in the Martial Arts with over 21 yrs of experience, in addition to Tae Kwon Do, Jeet kun do , Grappling, Chayonryu and specializes in ITF Tae Kwon Do.