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Board of Directors, 2023-2024


Thomas L. McKenzie, Ph.D.  
Lifetime Honorary President

  • Professor Emeritus, School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, USA

  • Dr. McKenzie has authored or co-authored over 300 peer-reviewed papers and chapters, developed numerous internationally-adopted assessment and curricular materials, and presented over 500 papers at state, national, and international conferences. He is also a Fellow of four professional organizations: the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, SHAPE America (formerly AAHPERD), and the North American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance Professionals.

  • https://thomckenzie.com


Kwangwook Koh, M.D.  
Advisory Committee

  • Professor, College of Medicine, Kosin University, South Korea

  • President, Korean Society for Health Promotion and Education

  • Chairperson, Academic Committee of Korean Healthy Cities Partnership

  • Special Committee Member, Korean National Health Insurance Corporation

  • Research Areas: Physical activity; healthy cities



Yong Eui Kim, J.D.  
Law Advisory Committee

  • Professor, Law School, Dong-A University, South Korea

  • Lawyer, International Business & International Commercial Dispute Resolution

  • Federal Lawyer, USA

  • Partner, Diversity Law Group, PC, USA

  • Advisor, Jeongyul Law Corp. LLC, Korea



Ho Seok Lee, CPA/ABV  
Audit Committee in Accounting and Finance

  • Chief Executive Officer, I&I Accountancy Corporation, USA

  • Specialized in accounting, attest, tax, consulting, and advisory services

  • Accounting Firm with Integrity and Insights


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Raul Calderon Jr., Ph.D. 
Executive Advisor

  • Visiting Professor, Kasetsart University, Thailand

  • Visiting Research Scholar, Maejo University, Thailand

  • Visiting Professor, University of Suwon, South Korea

  • Director of Evaluation, Maharishi University of Management

  • Co-Founder & Director of the Center for the Advancement of Latino Health

  • American Cancer Society Leadership Council Member of Iowa


Hosung So, Ph.D.  
President-at-Large & Chief Executive Officer

  • Professor, Department of Kinesiology, California State University, San Bernardino, USA

  • Faculty Senate 2018-2020 & 2020-2022, California State University, San Bernardino, USA

  • Former President, Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness

  • Former Adjunct Professor, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

  • Research Areas: Sport pedagogy; sport psychology; applied behavior analysis 


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Naoki Suzuki, Ph.D.  
Vice President-at-Large

  • Associate Professor, Department of Health and Sports Sciences, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan

  • Research Areas: Sport pedagogy; teaching games for understanding (TGFU)


Hyeonho Yu, Ph.D.  
Vice President-at-Large

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Secondary, K-12 Education, and Educational Technology, Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA

  • Research Areas: Integration of technology into physical education; physical education teacher education programs; physical education pedagogical models; student assessment in physical education 


Cuauhtemoc Carboni, Ph.D. 
President - North America

  • Vice President, Imperial Valley College, USA

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Jerome Angelitud Porto, Ph.D. 
President - Asia

  • Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Physical Education - Sports Wellness Management Program, Institute of Physical Education and Athletics, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines 

  • Licensed Professional Teacher in the Philippines

  • A member of the Teacher Education Programs Regional Quality Assessment Team of the Commission on Higher Education in the Philippines, Author of textbooks (Music, Arts, PE and Health: MAPEH & Health Optimizing Physical Education: HOPE)

  • IOHSK International Ambassador (2020-2021)

  • Research Areas: Physical activity; sport coaching


Ajibua Michael Alayode, Ph.D. 
President - Africa

  • Director, Directorate of Sports, Federal University of Technology, Nigeria 

  • Country Representative for Nigeria, International Association of Strength and Conditioning 

  • Vice President, Nigerian University Games Association

  • Formal National Soccer League Coach, Nigeria

  • Founder and President of the Institute of Sport Exercise and Health, Nigeria

  • IOHSK International Ambassador (2021-2022)

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Germina-Alina Cosma, Ph.D.
Vice President - Europe

  • Professor, Department of Theory and Methodology of Motor Activities, University of Craiova, Romania


Sung-Je Park, Ph.D.
Vice President - Asia

  • Professor, College of Physical Education, Chung-Ang Univesity, South Korea

  • Secretary General, Korean Society of Olympic Flame

  • Athletic Performance Development Commission Member, Korean Sport & Olympic Committee 

  • Chairman, Training Committee of Badminton Korean Association 

  • Vice President, Korean University Badminton Federation


Arvin A. Andacao, Ed.D.
Vice President - Asia

  • Professor, Physical Education Program Head, and Student Sports and Wellness Director, Davao Oriental State University, Philippines

  • Licensed Professional Teacher in the Philippines

  • Founding President, Committee of Program Heads for Physical Education, Incorporated Davao Region, Philippines

  • Founding Vice-President, Association of Tertiary Physical Education in Region XI, the Philippines

  • Visiting Lecturer, Teknokrat Indonesia University, Indonesia

  • Commission on Higher Education - Regional Quality Assessment Team Member (2019-2020; 2023-2024), Philippines


Olufunmilola Leah Dominic, Ph.D.
Vice President - Africa

  • Professor, Department of Human Kinetics Education, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

  • Director of Sports, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

  • Research Areas: Human Anatomy and physiology; sports skills; applied fitness and performance; rehabilitation; exercise and health promotion; multidisciplinary dimensions of exercise and human performance


Soon Mi Choi, Ph.D.  

  • Associate Professor & Graduate Coordinator, Department of Athletic Training and Exercise Physiology, Midwestern State University, USA

  • Research Ethics Committee, Research in Dance and Physical Education

  • International Board of Directors, Korean Association of Dance

  • Research Areas: Effects of exercise/dance training and/or nutritional intervention on the physiological and biochemical mechanisms; regulating glucose and insulin resistance of type 2 diabetes/obese/Alzheimer's disease in humans

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Jinkyung Park, Ph.D.  

  • Assistant Professor, School of Health & Human Performance, Georgia College & State University, USA

  • Research Areas: Exercise physiology; sports nutrition

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Boram Lim, Ph.D.  
Coordinator - Publication

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A&M UniversityㅡKingsville, USA

  • Former Fellow Scholar, California State University System-Chancellor's Doctoral Intensive Program 

  • Research Areas: Bioenergetics and human performance (resistance and endurance performance); physiological and biomechanical responses during multi-sport (triathlon); optimizing exercise protocol for improving sports-specific performance


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Joon Young Kim Ph.D.  
Chair of International Research

  • Assistant Professor, David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, Syracuse University, USA

  • Research Areas: Childhood obesity; metabolism; type 2 diabetes; emerging biomarkers of diabetes risk; metabolic syndrome; polycystic ovary syndrome; exercise physiology; single nucleotide polymorphisms; lifestyle interventions for minorities.


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