Joachim Donner

    Joachim Donner was born in Trier, the oldest city in Germany. He started at the age of 15 years Shotokan Karate in a small club named “Karateclub Speicher”, one of the oldest clubs in Rhineland-Palatinate. Now he is graduated 2nd Dan.
    In a lot of tournaments he got experience in Kata and Kumite and participated also in the Rhineland-Palatinate league. When he retired from active competition, he was announced to be part of the organisation team for the Rhineland-Palatinate championships for all age categories and for the international “Krokoyama-Cup”. Joachim worked more than 10 years as a “table team-member” and also as assistant to the Director of Competition in Rhineland-Palatinate. In 2006, he took on responsibility for the job as Director of Competition.
    During ESKA Championships 2010 in Koblenz, Germany, he worked as assistant for Dirk DeMits – this was the beginning of his work for ESKA. In 2011, the Congress appointed Joachim as Director of Competition after Dirk DeMits retired from this position.
    In 2015, the Congress of WSKA appointed Joachim as Director of Finance and also as assistant to the Director of Management (Director of Competition).


    Executive Board
    Organisation Committee