Go has been the best badminton player for his age in the United States. Since age thirteen he had always kept his name on the rankings for the Juniors in the
Though among the top players in
Go attended Palo Alto High School before he moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to train at the United States Olympic Training Center. After the training center refused to provide the badminton team the facility, Go moved to Orange County to train at the Orange County Badminton Club. Go enrolled in University of California, Riverside since 2003.