John Dae Min



The promotion of gymnastics and athletics through positive, safe, technical progressions using modern equipment, professionally-trained instructors, and refined methods to nourish the intellectual, motivational, and psychological well-being of the child. I have personally designed, tested, and implemented a new curriculum of coaching gymnastics-based sports to children for three decades.


Master of Liberal Arts, History, Harvard University, MA                                 2017-Current

Thomas Edison State University, Bachelor of Arts, History, NJ                        2015-2016

Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society

New York University, Film Production Certification, NY                                  1995-1996

University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, Marketing, PA        1987-1992


OPTIONAL TEAM COACH                                                                             2018-OPEN

Rettig's Gymnastics Center - Cedar Knolls, NJ (Dave Rettig, Past NJ Chairman USAG)

UNITED STATES ELITE COACHES ASSOCIATION                                          2013-OPEN

Video and Information Chairman - (Tony Retrosi, Head Chairman)

In charge of entire video lecture series; filming, editing, producing, and writing articles on gymnastics techniques, elite requirements, and sports science, traveling to USAG Congress.

OPTIONAL TEAM COACH                                                                              2013-2018

Paramount Gymnastics Center - Hillsborough, NJ (Barbara Sujansky, Owner)

Full-time USAG team coach, all levels, development elite team, TOPS team, JOGA league team. Responsible for the administration, assignment, and coaching of all team programs.


Parkettes National Training Center - Allentown, PA (Donna & Bill Strauss)

Full-time instructor involved in scheduling, planning, and implementing teams in gymnastics and martial arts.  Summer camp instructor and lecturer for visiting gymnasts and coaches.

ATHLETIC COORDINATOR & COACH                                                           2000-2001  

Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ (Chrystal Chollet-Norton, Director)

Coordinator Rutgers Gymnastics Recreation: Customer relations, staff training, coach.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, New Brunswick, NJ          2000-2000

Field Operations Supervisor for Bureau of the Census

FEIGLEY’S SCHOOL OF GYMNASTICS, South Plainfield, NJ                        1997-2000

Office Manager, Martial Arts Director, Boys Team Coach, Class Instructor

MUSICLAND COPRORATION, South Plainfield, NJ                                       1997-2000

Merchandising Manager for Sales, Promotion, and Distribution

E & T ENTERPRISES, Newark, NJ                                                                    1992-1997

Co-Owner, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing


CNN Documentary “Achieving the Perfect 10” featured interviewed coach, 2003

Guest Lecturer at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ

Publications of non-fiction/fiction books, short stories, articles, and newsletters

MENSA Judge/Member

EMT Volunteer at Middlesex Rescue Boro Squad, First Aid/CPR/SafeSport/Concussion

USA Gymnastics – 30+ National Coaching Certifications, USAG TOPS State Manager

Sports Media Volunteer - Goodwill Games, World Championships, National Championships

USAG Pennsylvania Gymnastics State Board Member, State Coach Clinician

NAWGJ Member, Former USAG Judge Certified

Tumbl Trak Corporation Ambassador Coach

JOGA State Board Member: Growth Management

Social Media: Online Gymnastics Group Admin and Founder, over 10,000 members/followers

Dance Background: Ballet/Tap: Lustig Dance Academy, Gotta Dance School

Foreign Language: Korean, German, Japanese

Travel: extensive journeys throughout four continents and over twenty countries

National Competive Board Gaming Championships

Bronze Medal Ivy League Tae Kwon Do Championships, 1990