Kevin L. Pruter, B.A.


Contact Information 

805 NW 37th Street

Blue Springs, MO  64015


Cell phone: 816-591-3502



Mid-America Nazarene University, Olathe, KS1988         

Bachelor of Arts, Major: History 

Minor: Business Administration

Shepherd School of Ministry, Kansas City, MO2005

Diploma of Biblical Studies


Computer/IT: MS Word, MS Powerpoint, MS Excel, MS Access, social media 

Writing/Quality Review: Web content development, editing, proofreading, 

Communications: Speech writing, public speaking

Teaching Certification

Alternative Teaching Certification, American Board for Certified Teachers Excellence 

Pending Missouri DESE Verification 

Subject Expertise: History, Grades 5-9 and 9-12

Professional Teaching Knowledge (PTK) Certification Exam – January, 2017

World History Certification Exam–, March, 2017

U.S. History Certification Exam–, April 2017

Professional Experience

Grain Valley School District, MO2016-present           

Substitute Teacher 

Middle School and High School

Subjects: Science, English, Journalism, Business Education

Managed classes of 20-25 students

Implemented relevant lesson plans

USA Taekwondo (USAT)2006-2008

Coach Identification and Development Program (CDIP)

Birmingham, AL

Assistant coach and camp director, Olympic training site, 2007, 2008

Assisted former USA Olympic coach Patrice Remark and Great Britain Olympic coach Joseph Salim with managing camp with 40+ students

Level 1 USAT Coaching Seminar 

Presented level 1 USAT coaching seminars in Chicago, IL, Knoxville, TN, Atlanta, GA, and Detroit, MI. 

Taught side by side with Olympic taekwondo coaches Juan Lopez and Juan Moreno.

Worked and taught with 1992 Olympic taekwondo gold medalist, Herb Perez 

Pruter’s Sport Taekwondo and Martial Arts Fitness  1996- present        

Overland Park, KS and Lees Summit, MO

U.S. Coach/Athlete in Taekwondo

6th degree Black Belt, Kukkiwon                                                                                                                             

Medaled in Olympic sparring, forms, board breaking, 1998-2007 

Former U.S. National Champion Olympic sparring, 2001, 2003, 2006

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) coach certification, taekwondo    

U.S.A. Taekwondo (USAT) – Level 2 national coach     

Pan American Taekwondo Union (PATU) – Intercontinental coach                                                                                    

Owner and Chief Operating Officer

Lead/teach classes, children and adults

Youth fitness, speed and agility specialist

Train and coach elite competitive Peak team

Serve as liaison with national and international taekwondo organizations

Maintain financial records, supervise staff

Customer service, recruitment, advertising, marketing 

Create and write content for newsletters, webpage, social media

Event planning (tournaments, testing, and summer camps) 

Annual Stars and Stripes Taekwondo Championship 

Independence, Missouri

Promoter and Director

Has grown from 175 participants in 2004 to over 300 participants in 2016

Includes participants from 17 states and 4 countries (U.S.A., Venezuela, Mexico, Cuba)

Northwestern Mutual Life1992-1996

Milwaukee, WI

Agent and registered representative

Curtis 1000, Division of American Business Products 1988-1992

Atlanta, GA

Envelope and printing sales for Kansas City and Missouri territory

Collegiate Athletic Achievements and Awards

Football, Scholarship, 4 year letterman, defensive end, started Varsity by Sophomore year, Heart of American Conference Championship, 1984 

Track and Field, relay teams, Heart of American Outdoor Track Championship, 1983

Copyright Pruter’s Taekwondo Martial Arts Fitness 2012