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Our Team

Grandmaster Daniel Thornton


Grandmaster Daniel Thornton is a 7th Degree Black Belt, has over 35 years experience in Taekwondo and over 25 teaching and coaching. Grandmaster Thornton is currently the Head Coach of Taekwondo BC and sits on the board as the Secretary General. He is also in the National Coaching Pool and has been a Team Canada Coach for 3 years in a row. Through his dedicated leadership Vortex Taekwondo has become very successful in the competition scene.

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Master Jeff Patterson

Master Instructor

With 15 years experience and a 5th Degree Black Belt, Master Jeff Patterson is an amazing professional and excellent instructor. He is wonderful with children, a strong leader and a lot of fun. His classes are always exciting and motivational and always keeps the kids interested. Master Jeff is also the creator of our newest KiKFit Class.

Shane Britton

Assistant Instructor

Master Shane Britton is a 4th Degree Black Belt, has over 4 years experience teaching, is fantastic with children and is an exceptional leader. Master Shane is not only an assistant instructor but he is also one of the top competitors in the country. Shane is a 3 time national champion and has represented Canada at the Pan-American Championships and the World Championships.