These are the club's current and past members.
The late Master Hyong Ung Hong first started teaching Tae Kwon Do in 1961 - 63 to the Korean Army Combat Division. In 1963 - 64 he was the instructor for the Korean C. I. A. and in 1964 - 65 he was a Korean Military Academy instructor. In 1965 he won the World Tae Kwon Do Championships in his weight division. Enter U. S. A. in 1966 he was the first master to bring Tae Kwon Do to the Carolinas by becoming the head instructor at Southeaster Tae Kwon Do Institute In Greenville, SC. In January of 1967 he founded the Clemson University Tae Kwon Do Club. In 1977 he was named Tae Kwon Do Instructor of the year by the World Tae Kwon Do Federation. On September 1, 1983, Master Hong was killed while traveling to Korea. Flight KAL 007 drifted into Soviet air space and was shot down by soviet jet fighters. His positive influence is still felt by all who knew him.