Athletes Fund

Hudson Judo Athletes Fund is designed to help Hudson Athletes with their training and travel expenses to regional and national level tournaments. All funding generated are dedicated to the furtherance of the Olympic Sport of Judo.

Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Professor Jigoro Kano, Founder of Judo.

Hudson Athletes Fund Committee:

Joaquin González          Chairperson

Chris Skelley                  Vice-Chairperson

Tony Camal                    Voting member

Clyde Worthen               Voting member

Cory Cuomo                   Voting member

Dr. Catanese                   Voting member

Lillian Tom                       Voting member

Nicholas Yonezuka        Voting member

Shintaro Higashi               Voting member

Joe Ahern                         non-voting member-HJY Treasurer

Boris Muñoz                    non-voting member-HJY President


For clinics and other Hudson sponsored activities, see our calendar page.

There are two ways for any Hudson Athlete to earn funds for travel expenses:

  1. Attend the Yonezuka Cup Tournament held every September.
  2. Attend as many HAF organized Workouts and Clinics as you can.

Please contact Joaquin Gonzalez with your questions regarding the Hudson Athletes Fund, by email: or by phone: 917-733-3369.

Downloadable Forms:

Revised Criteria for Hudson Athlete’s Fund July 2018 and funding application – Click Here

Hudson Workout Dates – Click Here