About Us

Master David Silverman, MSc., 5th Dan

Master David Silverman has been training directly under Grandmaster Lee for over 25 years, and continues to do so on a daily basis. In addition to assisting Grandmaster Lee at his headquarters, Master Silverman is responsible for overseeing the Tae E. Lee Taekwondo branch schools, and he is also the Head Instructor at the Tae E. Lee Kanata Taekwondo School.

Master Silverman is a driving force in the promotion of Taekwondo within Canada and within the community. He currently holds the rank of 5th Degree Black Belt, and has many accomplishments, including:

  • Executive Director, Tae E. Lee Taekwondo (current)
  • 1st Vice President, Ontario Taekwondo Association (2011-current)
  • Treasurer, Ontario Taekwondo Association (2007-2011)
  • Secretary General, Taekwondo Canada (2003-2004)
  • Executive Director, Taekwondo Canada (2002-2003)
  • Program Officer, Taekwondo Canada (1997-2002)
  • Director, Ontario Taekwondo Association (1999-2003, 2007-current)
  • 1st Class Certified National Referee
  • Founder of Queen’s University Taekwondo Club