Our Team


Master Richard V. Allen

Founder - Fighters & Poomsae Coach

With his fast and furious training scheme, Richard has had the honour of coaching many of today’s champions and has helped many students achieve an array of titles at both national and international level.

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Stephanie Allen

Team Development Executive

Beside leading London Team, she is active fighter, as well as coach and mentor to the ATA club members.

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James Allen

Club Development Director

Through his own conduct he's a role model for the youth and as a black belt also mentors lower grade students.

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Mahama Cho

Team Development Adviser

2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Team GB representative, 2016 Rio Olympic Games Finalist - Mahama is advising on the latest technical skills and standards that competing students must meet in order to succeed.

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Daniel Oluwatoyin

Fighters Team Coach

Daniel started his Taekwondo adventure at the age of only 2! His characteristic power and determination, allows him to be very succesfull as a junior fighter. He's now a 4th Dan Black Belt, as well as Team GB member.

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Feyi Pearce

Fighters Team Coach

An original Allen Taekwondo Academy student and former Team GB member; Feyi has won numerous international medals in his to-date career and most notably a bronze medal at the 2016 European Championships.

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Tricia Hopkins

Poomsae Coach

Tricia is involved with the club for greater part of its history. She started as a student and evolved to 4th Dan Black Belt, and now also owns own club. She continues close cooperation with Allen Taekwondo by coaching Poomsae techniques.

Emilia Zabrzanska

Junior Poomsae Coach

3rd Dan Black Belt holder, Emilia has many successes in Poomsae competitions in the UK and internationally.

Cleo Douglas

Safeguarding Officer

Darhys Nugent

School Clubs Coach

Nathan Bennett

School Clubs Assistant