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Staff Biographies


Charles McDowell

Director & Head Coach

Over 35 years of martial arts training, and over 15 years of full time teaching experience. TeamUSA member & many time International & Pan-Am competitor. Former Close Quarters Combat instructor for military and police organizations.

Master Charles oversees day to day operations, curriculum development, and classroom instruction.

BS in Early Childhood Development & Education
BA in Business Administration

5th Dan Moo Duk Kwan Taekwondo
4th Dan Black Belt Kukkiwon Taekwondo
3rd Class Kukkiwon Certified International Master Instructor
3rd Class Kukkiwon Certified Poom / Dan Examiner
World Taekwondo Certified Coach
USATaekwondo Sparring University Graduate
USATaekwondo Registered Coach & Referee
CPR, First Aid, & AED Certified
NASM Certified Personal Trainer & Coach
U.S. Center for Safesport Certified
3 Time Winner: #1 Youth Sport Coach in Loudoun County



Sabrina Adleson

Assistant Director & Senior Instructor

Ms. Sabrina oversees development of our Summer Camp & After School Programs, and as a former high level competitor, she assists in training those students who are looking to compete at the highest levels.

Master's in Integrative Biology

3nd Dan Black Belt Kukkiwon Taekwondo
CPR, First Aid, & AED Certified
USATaekwondo Registered Coach & Athlete
U.S. Center for Safesport Certified


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