Tara Zielenski

USA Taekwondo

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Height: 5-3
Weight: 118 pounds
Birthplace: Sioux Falls, S.D.
High School: Foothill H.S. '79
College: CSU-Sacramento '86
Major: BA Psychology 
Grad School: CSU-Sacramento '06
Major: Master of Social Work
Coach: Master Barbara Brand
Dojang: Sacramento Taekwondo Club

Enjoys golf, yoga and paddle ball...favorite food is Mexican...also enjoys sushi, Italian and Polish food...favorite movies are "Ironman I & II", "Blood Diamond", "The Departed" and "Home Videos"...enjoys jazz music and whatever the kids have on the radio...while competing on the college golf tour, Tara's favorite country visited for competition was Japan, but Turkey is her favorite country visited for taekwondo competition.

Did You Know?: Tara was a professional golfer

Competition Record:
2012 
U.S. Open (2nd Team w/ Barbara Brand & Tawni Parr): BRONZE

2011  USAT San Diego National Qualifier (2nd Team Poomsae w/ Anacleta Thorne & Barbara Brand): GOLD
2011 
U.S. Open (2nd Team Poomsae w/ Barbara Brand & Anacleta Thorne): GOLD

2010  U.S. National Poomsae A Team Member (2nd Team w/ Barbara Brand & Anacleta Thorne)
2010 
U.S. National Poomsae Team Trials (2nd Team w/ Barbara Brand & Anacleta Thorne): 1st
2010 
USAT Fresno National Qualifier (2nd Female Team Poomsae): GOLD
2010  California State Championships (2nd Female Team Sport Poomsae): GOLD

2009  World Poomsae Championships (2nd Team with Barbara Brand and Anacleta Thorne): 5th
2009  National Poomsae Team Member
2009 
National Poomsae Team Trials (2nd Team): 1st

2008  National Poomsae Team Member
2008 
National Poomsae Team Trials (36+ Female Team): 1st

2007  World Games Team Trials: 1st

last updated 2/28/12