Mason's ATA Black Belt Academy

862 Hwy 51 N.

Covington, TN 38019

To contact us:

Phone: 901-476-9915

E-mail: surdragon@msn.com

John Adams - Assistant Instructor

Mr. Adams is a 2nd degree Black Belt Certified Trainee Instructor in Songham Taekwondo. Mr. Adams was ranked in the ATAís Top Ten and is a member of the Team High Octane FIGHT TEAM. He has been an instructor at Masonís ATA since 2004.

Erica Parks - Assistant Instructor

Ms. Parks is a 2nd degree Black Belt Trainee Instructor in Songahm Taekwondo. She is a member of the High Octane Demo Team and has been ranked among the ATAís Top Ten in her division. She currently attends college and has been an instructor at Masonís ATA since 2004.

Sarah Mason - Co-owner / Head Tiny Tiger Instructor

Mrs. Sarah Mason is a 1st degree Black Belt Certified Instructor in Songahm Taekwondo. Mrs. Mason was the 2006 TN State Champ in Forms. Mrs. Mason is the Head Tiny Tiger Instructor at Masonís ATA as well as the wife of Jere Mason and mother to Alex, Austin, Jade Ashlee, and Jude Mason.

Amanda Smith - Assistant Instructor

Ms. Smith is a 1st degree Black Belt Trainee Instructor in Songahm Taekwondo. She is the 2004ó06† State Champ and competed for World Champion in 05 and 06. She has been ranked in the Top Ten for the past 3 years. She currently attends college.

Ace Lewis - Assistant Instructor

Mr. Lewis is a 1st degree Black Belt Trainee Instructor in Songahm Taekwondo. He also holds an advanced Black Belt in Okinawan Karate. Mr. Lewis is a member of a founding member of the TEAM HIGH OCTANE fight team and serves as the assistant Combat Instructor.

Tiffany McDaniel - Program Director

Mrs. McDaniel is a 1st degree Black Belt Trainee Instructor in Songahm Taekwondo. She and her husband, Josh McDaniel (Head Instructor), have been involved with Masonís ATA since 2003. Mrs. McDaniel directs the programs offered at Masonís ATA.

Kristin Gardiner - Assistant Cardio-KARATE Instructor

Alex Ehret - Assistant Instructor

Jay Haynes - Assistant Instructor & HOFC Tech Support

Meagan Irick - Assistant Instructor

Our Staff

Jere Mason - Owner / Chief Instructor

Mr. Mason is a 5th degree Black Belt Certified Instructor in† Songahm Taekwondo and has over 23 years of martial arts experience. He holds advanced ranks in several martial arts systems. He serves the community as a full time Tipton County Sheriffís Deputy and is a member of the Tipton County SWAT Team. Mr. Mason served on the World Demonstration Team from 1997ó2005 as he traveled and competed in North Korea, South Korea, China, and all over the U.S. He is a 7x world top ten fighter, and 7x State Champion. Mr. Mason and his wife, Sarah, have four children; Alex, Austin, Jade Ashlee, and Jude. In his spare time Mr. Mason operates Masonís ATA Black Belt Academy, Masonís Martial Arts Productions, The Complete Combat program, and the High Octane Fighting Championship.

Josh McDaniel - Head Instructor

Mr. McDaniel is a 2nd degree Black Belt Certified Instructor in Songahm Taekwondo. Mr. McDaniel was the 2005,2006, and 2007 State Champ in his division and is currently† ranked #1 in the world. Mr. McDaniel holds a degree in physical education and works with in the PE department at Brighton Elementary. He and his wife, Tiffany, have four children, Callie, Cole, Cassie, and Collin.

David Lockhart - Associate Head Instructor

Mr. Lockhart is a 3rd degree Black Belt Trainee Instructor in Songahm Taekwondo.† He has served as an instructor at Masonís ATA since 2001.† He served his country in the U.S. Navy. His martial arts has to be good because his wife, Vicki, is a 2nd degree Black Belt, and their daughter, Cheryl, is a 3rd degree Black Belt.

Jay BlackóHOFC Administrative Assistant