KC Assistant Instructors & Staff
Ms. Stephanie Linsley - Manager / Assistant Instructor
Ms. Stephanie holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology with extensive courses in child psychology and coaching.
She is also a certified Personal Trainer with the American Council on Exercise.
Stephanie has been practicing Taekwondo for about three years. Throughout those three years, she has been competing both locally and nationally at the collegiate level. Ms. Stephanie went as far to win her division at the Collegiate National Championships in 2014 coached by Master Cam.
Mr. Eddy Gonzalez - Assistant Instructor
Mr. Eddy is a 2nd degree black belt certified by the World Taekwondo Federation (Kukkiwon)! He has been studying Taekwondo for 11 years.
He attends Legend High School and gets almost all As.
In October 2014, he competed at the Master’s Cup tournament and won Gold in his division beating much taller athletes coached by Master Cam.
He was the first student offered an assistant instructor position at KC Taekwondo Academy. He moved to Colorado from Texas and was drawn to Kim & Cam’s Taekwondo Academy because of Master Cam’s sparring expertise.
Mr. Kelly Speelman
Mr. Kelly is a 3rd degree black belt in Taekwondo and has been practicing a variety of martial arts for 38 years including Kenpo, Kung Fu, Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Hapkido, and Karate. He also has extensive experience with weapons.
Mr. Kelly has been instructing for nearly 20 years.
Mr. Kelly served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 10 years and experienced martial arts in the context of life or death combat training.
We are privileged to have Mr. Kelly as our weapons expert at KC Taekwondo Academy.
Mrs. Terri Irish
Mrs. Terri began her Taekwondo journey 3 1/2 years ago and achieved her black belt at Tiger Rock Taekwondo.
She is currently a brown belt certified by the World Taekwondo and Federation and an assistant instructor for the Kim & Cam's Taekwondo Academy TKD Tigers (ages 4-7) program.
Mrs. Terri, is the mother of 4 wonderful kids who keep her very busy!
The Irish family moved to Colorado almost 4 years ago from Canada. Mrs. Terri played competitive soccer for most of her youth, and reached Canada games in 1993.
"I love working with kids, and watching them grow through Taekwondo. I enjoy working hard in class and look forward to continuing my journey in Taekwondo!"