Master Slavcho Rachev
National Director / BULGARIA


Dynamic and experienced World Class Athletic Coach with a strong record of achievement in motivating
and engaging students. Exceeds at helping students develop physical, mental and emotional skills. Excellent
relationships with parents and other educational staff. Experienced into public athletic event planning on a variety of scales.

Team Coach at Columbia University, New York 2015 – 2016
International Kukkiwon Master – WTA – Korea 2013
Technical Director of Bulgarian Taekwondo Federation 2011 – 2014
Board Member of Bulgarian Olympic Taekwondo Federation 2010 – 2015
President of Cho Elite World Taekwondo, Manhattan NY 2018 – Present
President of Cho Elite Sport Club – Bulgaria 2007 – Present
Bulgarian National Taekwondo Coach 2008 – 2015
Responsibilities: Coaching for World Olympic Qualification Tournaments,
World, European and many others International and National Championships.
Bulgarian National Team Member and 7 Time National Champion 2001 – 2007

Achieving goals, creative/strategic thinking and problem solving
Superior ability at athletic business operation management
Possesses a positive, mature and professional attitude
High interpersonal and communication skills
Strong motivational and good team Spirit
Excellent sense of initiative, tidiness, and adaptability
Motivated self-starter with a strong desire to learn
Sound ability to conduct meetings with coaches parents and athletes
Able to build lasting relationships with people
Compassionate, creative and encouraging professional
Able to understand diverse foreign culture and customs


  • Taekwondo – 6 Dan Black Belt
    -3rd class Maser training course by Kukkiwon
  • WT Global Official License USA- 10569
  • WT Global Official Licence BUL-1519


Masters Of Science Degree in “Sports for High Achievements” 2003 – 2005
National Sports Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria
Bachelor Degree in Sport 1999 – 2003
National Sports Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria
High School Educational Degree 1995 – 1999
Razlog High school of Transport – Bulgaria (Internal Combustion Engines)

Slavcho Rachev is president and headmaster of sport club Cho Elite Taekwondo Europe and NYC .
Kukkiwon-Certified 6 th Degree Black Belt
2008-2015 Bulgaria Olympic Taekwondo National Team Coach
2016 Columbia University New York Team Coach
7 Times Sparing National Senior Champion
Medalist from many International Championships
2010-2015 Board member of Bulgarian Taekwondo Federation
Masters Degree – Science of Sport
Recognized International Kukkiwon Master

Slavcho Rachev’s Sports Achievements
He’s a seven-times national champion in Bulgaria in the weight divisions of 54-, 58- and 62 kg. He
won five gold and seven bronze medals from several European and world competitions:

  • Korea Open – Bronze Inchon, Korea
  • New York State Open Taekwondo Tournament – Gold New York, USA
  • International Ismet Iraz Open Taekwondo Tournament – Bronze Izmir, Turkey
  • Zagreb Open – Andrea Mijacika Memorial Tournament – Gold Croatia
  • German Open Taekwondo Tournament Bronze Bonn – Germany
  • Croatia Open Taekwondo Tournament –Bronze Zagreb – Hrvatska
  • Belgrad Open Trophy – Gold Belgrad – Serbia
  • Bursa Open Taekwondo Tournament – Bronze Bursa – Turkey
  • Balkan Taekwondo Championship – Bronze Edirne – Turkey
  • Macedonia Open Taekwondo Tournament – Gold Skopie – Macedonia
  • Balkan Taekwondo Championship – Bronze Istanbul – Turkey
  • Bulgaria Open Taekwondo Tournament – Gold Balchik – Bulgaria

He participated in:

  • World Championship in Madrid’2005
  • European Championships in Turkey’2002 and Norway’2004
  • European Qualification for the Olympic Games in Athens’2004
  • Students’ Olympic Games in Bangkok’2007
  • World Taekwondo Hanmadang Festival in Djanddjin, Korea’2017