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Expelled and Suspended Members


These former members have been expelled from the USJA membership, by the USJA Board of Directors, with loss of all privileges, benefits, services, such as Rank, Coaching Credentials, Club (Dojo), & Refereeing Certifications, as well as admittance to any sanctioned USJA events., such as Camps, Tournaments, Meetings, Clinics, USJA recognized Clubs & Seminars .


Location(s) Name Notes
IDRex Everett Lanham IIIBanned by the US Center for SafeSport effective August 16, 2022
INLuke Reese
KORJack A Stern
CAVictor Vartic
TXRaymond Williams
WAJune EncarnacionExpulsion per reciprocal agreement with USJA Judo
AZHarold Whittle
Forest City, AZFrancisco Edwardo CasusoAKA – Francisco Edwardo Casuso Perez
Rogers, ARWilliam Glen Landolt
San Diego, CA, HI, NV, ThailandDaniel WoltezAKA – Daniel Taze, Daniel Wooly, Daniel Jeffery Howard, Ryan Jeffery Howett, Daniel Victor Pons, Daniel N. Taze, Nicholas Taze, Daniel Andrew Wooley
CAMel, (Emilio), H. AugustineExpulsion per reciprocal agreement with the USJF
Livermore, CARyan RebmannExpulsion per reciprocal agreement with USA Judo
Middletown, CAFletcher Thornton
Ontario, CA John Mathis Watson, III
Bridgeport, CT Robert Gelb
Kailua-Kona, HI Alvin K. Miyatake
MA Everett (Buddy) BowerExpulsion per reciprocal agreement with USA Judo
Charlotte, NCMichael E. Overman
NY/NJPaul Hinkley
OHDaniel Doyle
Shoemakersville, PA Charles J. Baird
Houston, TXMickey Jeff Hughes
Orting, WAJose F. FrancoExpulsion per reciprocal agreement with the USJF
Tacoma, WA Dr. Carl De Cree
Whitcom County, WAGregory Rice
Yuba City, CADavid Leonard
Cape Coral, FL Jeff Santella
Coral Springs, FL Adler VolmerExpulsion per reciprocal agreement with USA Judo
Delray Beach, FLHoward Lewis
Goose Creek, SC Travis B. Wilson, Jr.
South Bend, INDonald E. Wrobel
San Luis Obispo, CABenjamin A. Mills
Anthony, FLPeter M. Gaughenbaugh
Shawn BrownExpulsion per reciprocal agreement with USA Judo

These members of the USJA have been suspended with loss of all privileges, benefits, services, of membership until the date listed.

Location(s) Name Notes Suspended Until
Rhode IslandEveret DesiletsSuspension from all activities for 5 years by the US Center for SafeSport effective August 9, 2021
CaliforniaIsaiah RamirezSuspension from all activities for 2 months by the IJF effective July 15, 2022
MississippiWalter WoodTemporary Suspension from all activities by US Center for SafeSport effective May 18, 2022

These members of the USJA are suspended from the USJA with loss of all privileges, benefits, services, of membership until their case is fully investigated and a final determination of their status is made.

Location(s) Name Notes
Florissant, MO Matthew MortonCan apply for reinstatement 9/9/2011
Knoxville, TN Donald J. Tyrell Suspended for not cooperating with investigation
Venice, FLScott Evans Suspended until criminal case is resolved
Sun Gulf Cove, FLScott Vancises Suspended until criminal case is resolved
Pensacola, FLDion Rizzuto Suspended until criminal case is resolved




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