SSHoF logoKee S. Ha

Builder (2009)

Tae Kwon Do

Kee S. HaKee S. Ha emigrated from Korea to Canada in 1973 and introduced Olympic-style tae kwon do to Saskatchewan. He opened his first school in Saskatoon in 1976 and became president of Kee's Tae Kwon Do Canada, which as a grand master, he took into many communities.

He has coached 25 tae kwon do champions in Canada. He has led Canadian teams internationally. He was Canadian women's team manager and coach in 1985, which was the first time women, competed at the world championships, again in 1987 and 1989. He was a trainer at the 1987 Pan-American Games. He was Team Canada head and coach at the world championships in 1989, 1991 and 1999, the Pan-American championships in 2000, the Commonwealth championships in 2006 and the world juniors in 2008.

He was honoured by the World Taekwondo Federation in 2006 and inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.