Master Dan Kohler


Master Dan Kohler began the study of martial arts in 1987 with the Korean Karate Federation in Salt Lake City, Utah. Prior to becoming a member of the Yom Chi TaeKwon-Do Association (YCTA), Master Kohler was affiliated with the International TaeKwon-Do Federation (ITF). He has attended several seminars and international instructor courses taught by Grandmaster Choi Hong Hi, the Founder of TaeKwon-Do and 9th Degree Black Belt.

Master Kohler is the founder of Skyline Taekwon-Do in Salt Lake City, Utah and has been teaching TaeKwon-Do since 1991. He is an International Instructor and a Class “A” Certified Referee. Master Kohler was President of the Yom Chi Taekwon-Do Association from 2014 to 2016 and served as a member of the YCTA Board of Trustees from 1999 through 2018. He currently serves as the YCTA Utah State Technical Director.

Master Kohler competed nationally and internationally from 1990 through 2000. He is a 1996 Pan American TaeKwon-Do Championship Bronze Medalist, a 2000 Utah Summer Games Gold Medalist, and the 1st place winner of TaeKwon-Do championships in Utah, Nevada, California, and New Mexico.

Black Belt Certificates:

7th Degree Black Belt / Taekwon-Do Master YCTA, 2014 (YCTA-7-5)
6th Degree Black Belt YCTA, 2007 (YCTA-6-5)
5th Degree Black Belt ITF, 2001 (A-5-162)
4th Degree Black Belt ITF, 1997 (A-4-299)
3rd Degree Black Belt ITF, 1994 (A-3-531)
2nd Degree Black Belt ITF, 1992 (A-2-1166)
1st Degree Black Belt ITF, 1990 (A-1-5250)