Board Members


Master Thomas Denis (VIII)

Master Denis has been a part of the ETA since its inception and has always been an avid supporter of its development.

Master Denis has been an ITF student since 1984. He has been a competitor and coach for the England National Team on many occasions. His ability to build relations with schools and Associations Worldwide provides the ETA and its members with a range of opportunities.

In his role as President, Master Denis supports the development of the Association.

Vice President & Treasurer
Mr Fu Tran (IV)

Mr. Tran has been serving on the ETA board since 2019. He started Taekwon-Do in 1990 and opened his first school in Hull at the age of 19. Mr Tran is currently the lead instructor at Greenwich Taekwon-Do.

Miss Danielle O’Sullivan (I)

Miss O’Sullivan began Taekwon-Do at the University of Warwick in 2014 at the age of 18. She enjoys competing and made the ITF England National Team only 6 months after achieving her 1st degree. She is currently a 2nd degree, has made many lifelong friends through the sport, and is proud to be able to continue pushing the association to new heights.

Mr Piotrek Capaja (VI)

Mr Capaja started his Taekwon-Do career in 1986. He has achieved the titles of World Champion and European Champion for England in the sport. His extensive experience provides ETA schools with skilled training knowledge that supports the teaching of the Art.

As the Tournament Director of ETA, Mr. Capaja organises the Association competitions and conducts Black Belt gradings as part of the Technical Committee. 

Technical Director
Master Carlo Martinelli (VII)


Safeguarding Officer
Miss Julie Fagg (V)

Miss Fagg has been an ITF student since 1989, giving up her football career to pursue her Taekwon-Do aspirations. She has supported the ETA’s administration since it was founded in 2005. She continues to provide guidance and support to all its members and has been a trusted confidant to many in their ITF careers. 

As the ETA’s Safeguarding Officer, Miss Fagg assures all instructors and ETA staff are up to date with current safeguarding guidelines and follow the ETA’s safeguarding processes.