AMERICAN JUJITSU HALL OF FAME

Selected annually by the Council of Professors the award is given to an individual who is not a member of Jujitsu America. It is an award for one who is recognized for their years of contributions to Jujitsu and Martial Arts.

1986
Antonio Periera
Florendo Visitacion
Juan Gomez
1987
Antone Gonzales
Dennis Palumbo
Michael DePasquale Sr
1988
Jonathan Stewart
1989
William Montero
1990
George Kirby
1991
William Ah Moo
1992
Rorion Gracie
1993
Mike Chubb
1994
Moses Powell
1995
Pete Siringano Sr
1996
Helio Gracie
Francisco Limbago
1997
Jack Wheat
1998
Michael DePasquale Jr
 1999
No Award
2000
Danny Saragosa
2001
Bill Beach
 2002
Pat Browne
 2003
Don Montero
 2004
Thomas J. Oh
Gigi Oh
2005
Bill Fischer
2006
Vinson Holck
 2007
Rob Hartman & David Sklar
2015
Professor Sam Luke
2016
Nilolay Vasilyev
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INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR
Selected by the Standards Board, this award is given to an individual who is a member of Jujitsu America and to recognize them as an Instructor of Jujitsu who promotes Jujitsu to the martial arts world.
1979
Wally Jay
John Chow-Hoon
Willy Cahill
Jim Nieto
1980
James Muro
1981
Boyd Low
Lee Eichelberger
1982
James Powers
1983
David Castoldi
1984
Gilbert Tenio
1985
David Fairfield
1986
Juan Eliab
1987
Duwayne McCraney
1988
James Burgess
1989
Richard Bunch
1990
Rudolph Aguilar
Gerald McKenzie
1991
Tony Maynard
David Sumner
1992
Michael Belzer
1993
Ed Melaugh
1994
Scott Merrill
Janice Okamoto
1995
Carol Harris
1996
Ron Jennings
Laura Welch
1997
Ernie Boggs
1998
Sheldon Marr
1999
Joe DeBattista
Al Ikemoto
2000
Eric Renner
Bijay Singh
2001
Joe Souza
 2002
David Jennings
2003
Chris Peterson
2004
Rick Robinson

2005
Michael Blackburn
2006
Jamie Dyson
2007
Steve Menasche
2008
Tony DeBattista
2009
Louis Mang
2010
Daniele Ruocco
2011
Grant Campbell, Bob Parksion
2012
Michael Castoldi

              2013               Carla Bunch, Shane Thompson 

2014
Earl DelValle

2015
Charles Mosqueda
Scott Franke

2016
Chris Ritchie


 
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PATRIARCH AWARD
Selected annually by the Council of Professors, the  award is given to a person who has proven to have gone above and beyond others in Martial Arts as a true patriarch.
1990
John Cahill
1991 
Juan Gomez
1992
Antone Gonzales
1993 
Sig Kufferath
1994
Kenneth Kawachi
1995 
Stephen Byzek
1996
Carl Beaver
1997 
Bud Estes
1998
Jack Wheat
1999
James DeMile
2000
Sig Kufferath
 2001
John Chow-Hoon
2002
Joe Halbuna
2003
Ming Lum
2004
Prof. Joe Holck
2005
Prof. Wally Jay
2006
Prof. Willy Cahill
2007
Prof. Dave Castoldi
2008
Jim Powers
2010
Prof. Joe Souza
2011
Prof. Lee Eichelberger
 2012
Prof. Joe Holck

    2013    
Prof. Tony Maynard    

 2014
Prof. Duwane McCraney
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WALLY JAY AWARD
The recipient of this award is selected by Professor Wally Jay. It is awarded to an individual, who has overcome adversity to succeed and contribute to Martial Arts.
1997
Willy Cahill
1998
Bonnie Oviatt
1999
Ron Jennings
Sue Jennings
2000
Ed Melaugh
 2001
Stan Miller
2002
David Castoldi
2003
2004
Eric Renner
2005
Prof. Lee Eichelberger
2006
Chris Peterson
2007
Rob Gale
2008
Prof. Joe Souza
2009
Prof. Richard Bunch, Prof. Tony Maynard
   
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CHOW-HOON AWARD
The standards Board gives recommendations of individuals who meet the requirements set forth by Mrs. Pauline Chow-Hoon.  Mrs. Pauline Chow-Hoon selects the recipient.  It is awarded to an individual who demonstrates the Spirit of Kodenkan Jujitsu.  This is in memory of Professor John Chow-Hoon who himself demonstrated the True Spirit of Kodenkan Jujitsu.
1989
Duwane McCraney 
 1990
Rudy Aguilar
Janice Okamoto
1991
Mike Belzer
1992
Ron Ogi
1993
Bill Troy
1994
Jack Carter
Dave Fairfield
1995
Rudy Aguilar
James DeMille
1996
Chris Peterson
1997
Joe Souza
1998
No Award
1999
Imi Mullins
2000
Willy Cahill
Scott Merrill
2001
Tony DeBattista
  2002
Ron Beatty
Kathy Beatty
2003
Wally Jay
2004
Prof. Dave Castoldi
 2005
Judie and Randy Kasper
2006
Prof. Tony Maynard
2007
Michael Blackburn
2008
Charlie Mosqueda
 
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BLACK BELT HALL OF FAME
Selected by the Standards Board, this award is given to a Jujitsu America Black Belt for their long time contributions to Jujitsu America.
1979
Wally Jay
Carl Beaver
1980
John Chow-Hoon
Ron Forrester
1981
Willy Cahill
1982
Lee Eichelberger
1983
No Award
1984
James Muro
1985
No Award
1986
Sig Kufferath
Toru Tanaka
1987
Gilbert Tenio
1988
David Castoldi
1989
Duwayne McCraney
1990
David Fairfield
James Powers
1991
James Burgess
1992
Don Jacob
Tony Maynard
1993
Gerald McKenzie
Rudolph Aguilar
1994
Ron Ogi
1995
Ed Melaugh
1996
Scott Merrill
Janice Okamoto
1997
Ron Jennings
1998
Carol Harris
1999
Joe Souza
2000
David Jennings
Chris Peterson
2001
John Olshager
2002
Lawrence Boydston
2003
Eric Renner
2004
Gary Deaver
Dara Masi
2005
Sheldon Marr
Eric Renner
2006
Randy Kasper
2007
Louis Mang
2008
Pat Barre
2009
Richard Bunch
2010
Joe DeBattista, Tony DeBattista,
Joe Bonica (posthumous)
2011
Todd Birdseye, Rick Robinson
 2012
Carla Bunch & Jamie Dyson

           2013            Grant Campbell, Charlie Mosqueda

2014
Bill Troy

 2015
Rob Gale

 2016
Jamie Dyson
 
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JUJITSU AMERICA'S  DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS
This aware is given by the President of Jujitsu America to those individuals who he feels has worked and demonstrated distinguished service by supporting his efforts to improve, promote the Jujitsu America Organization.
Ron Beatty
1999
Joe DeBattista
1999
Tony DeBattista
1999
Chris Hardy
1999
Ron Jennings
1999
Sue Jennings
1999
Janice Okamoto
1999
Chris Peterson
1999
Joe Souza
1999
Judie Kasper
1999
Scott Merrill
1999
Laura Welch
1999
   
Sue Jennings
2000
Judie Kasper
2000
Linda Lang
2000
John Olshlager
2000
Joanne Turzer
2000
   
Sue Jennings
2001
Eric Renner
2001
   
Judie Kasper
2004
Chris Peterson
2004
Professor Willy Cahill
2005
Donna Cary
2005
Professor Dave Castoldi
2005
Pauline Chow-Hoon
2005
Jennifer Dupre
2005
Jamie Dyson
2005
Professor Wally Jay
2005
Ron Jennings
2005
Judie Kasper
2005
Randy Kasper
2005
Louis Mang
2005
Professor Tony Maynard
2005
Ed Melaugh
2005
Scott Merrill
2005
Chris Peterson
2005
Eric Renner
2005
Bill Troy
2005
Mark Tuthill
2005
   
Sensei Anthony Brewer
2006
Professor Richard Bunch
2006
Professor Willy Cahill
2006
Professor Dave Castoldi
2006
Pauline Chow-Hoon
2006
Judie Kasper
2006
Sensei Louis Mang
2006
Professor Tony Maynard
2006
Professor Duwane McCraney
2006
Sensei Ed Melaugh
2006
Sensei Scott Merrill
2006
Sensei Bob Parkson
2006
Sensei Chris Peterson
2006
Sensei Eric Renner
2006
Sensei Rick Robinson
2006
Sensei Bill Troy
2006
Sensei Mark Tuthill
2006
   
Tony DeBattista
2008
Chris Hardy
2008
   
Professor Willy Cahill
2010
Professor Joe Souza
2010
Professor Richard Bunch
2010
Professor Dave Castoldi
2010
Judie Kasper
2010
Laura Welch
2010
Tony DeBattista
2010
Jeremiah Morgan
2010
   
Professor Willy Cahill
2011
Tony DeBattista
2011
Chris Hardy
2011
Judie Kasper
2011
Manny Ventura
2011
Holly Renner
2011

 
Steven Menasche 2012
Scott Franke 2012
Professor Willy Cahill 2012
Tony DeBattista 2012
Judie Kasper 2012
Grant Campbell 2012
  
 2013
 2013
  
 Judie Kasper
2014
 Grant Campbell
2014
 Tony DeBattista
2014
 Rob Gale
2014
 Daniel Ruocco
2014
 Professor Joe Souza
2014
                                                   
                                                   
 Shihan Russ Rhodes
2015
                                                   
                                                   
 Rob Gale
 2016
 Bob Stines
2016
 Mark Tuthill2016
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JUJITSU AMERICA'S YEAR 2016 OHANA AWARDS
The School’s Head Instructor selects the Ohana award.  The Ohana awards are awarded to NON BLACK BELTS in the dojo that have gone above and beyond to help other students learn and progress to the next level, furthering the spirit of Ohana and Jujitsu America in their dojo.
American Combat Ju Jitsu
Santana Fulp
Nokido Ju Jitsu, Judo and BJJ
C J Thompson
Mark Tuthill Martial Atts center SCJ
Cory Pawlukojc
Nikko Jujitsu Schook
Sean Halpin
Danzanryu Yudansha Kai
Arren Moskowitz
Castoldi Jujitsu
Sam Picazio
Nreark Judo / Jujitsu
Ryan Wilson
Peninsula Small Circle Jujitsu Academy
Tom Dude






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