Terry Vaughn

Terry Vaughn began his study of the arts in 1992. He has served as Vice-President and Treasurer of the Black Belt Fraternity for the past 18 years. He was USKK National Champion in 1998 and 1999. Mr. Vaughn is Sensei Saud’s 3rd Shodan (Blackbelt) and holds the rank of Nidan (2nd Degree Blackbelt).

He currently serves as the school's Junior Program Coordinator.

Mr. Vaughn retired after 31 years as a high school/ middle school band director for Fort Wayne Community Schools and is now working for Mynett Music Company.


In 2014, Mr. Vaughn achieved his personal trainer certification through AFI (American Fitness Institute)


"The disciplines learned in music parallel those found in karate, i.e.: self-confidence, self-discipline, team spirit, and physical fitness. These will help to reinforce a standard of excellence that is required for success in all of life."

-Terry Vaughn