Curt Malyar has over 40 years of Karate and Wrestling experience. He has coached over 40 Top-Ten Karate competitors and two national fighting champions. Mr. Malyar has coached two wrestling teams, with serval state wrestling qualifiers and state champions on each team. Due to his experience, expertise, and understanding of the "Martial Sciences," Mr. Malyar has had the privilege of training with several All American martial artists such as Bill "Superfoot" Wallace and Joe Lewis. He was the first person to recieve a Black Belt from both karate legends. Mr. Malyar currently holds a 7th degree Black Belt under Mr. Wallace.
Andrew Joyner began training under Mr. Malyar at the age of eight. Mr. Joyner began as a junior instructor at USA Karate in 1999. Currently, he is the lead instructor for the kids classes, as well as the office manager. Mr. Joyner currently holds a 4th degree Black Belt under Mr. Malyar and a 1st degree Black Belt under Mr. Bill Wallace.
T.J. Hoss began his martial arts training at age 10 with Mr. Malyar. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a Military Policeman for 12 years. During this time he had the opportunity to continue his martial arts training throughout the US and Republic of South Korea. Mr. Hoss is an assistant instructor for the kids classes, where he affectionately referred to as Mr. T.J. He currently holds a 1st degree Black Belt under Mr. Malyar.
Dr. Jim Fox has trained under Mr. Malyar for over 25 years. Currently, he is an assistant instructor for the adult classes. Dr. Fox has always had a passion for teaching and sharing his knowledge with the next generation. This is evident in Dr. Fox's professional career as a professor at ETSU. He continues to train and teach at USA Karate because of his love for the martial arts. Dr. Fox currently holds a 5th Degee Black Belt under Mr. Malyar and a 2nd Degree Black Belt under Mr. Bill Wallace.