Instructors

Jason Sullins

 

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Jason Sullins

 

Head BJJ Instructor Jason is a first degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Blackbelt, having spent over 17 years studying, practicing and coaching the art as a member of the Carlson Gracie Competition Team.  Jason has won multiple tournaments both locally and nationally.  In addition to his individual accomplishments, he has also coached tournament winning teams as well as numerous individual competitors who have won both locally and at the national level.

 

Coaches: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Gi and No-Gi)

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 Isaac Riggs

 

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Isaac Riggs

 

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Isaac is a first degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Blackbelt having spent over 14 years training and learning the art from prestigious teams and masters including: Romero 'Jacare' Cavalcanti founder of Team Alliance, Carlson Gracie Team, Leo Dalla, Loyd Irvin and Rodrigo Vaghi amongst others.

 

Isaac has won numerous prestigious national competitions highlighted with a Pan American Championship and an IBJJF Blackbelt Open Weight Championship.

 

Coaches: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Gi and No-Gi)

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 Richard Ritchey

 

Kempo and BJJ Richard Ritchey

 

Instructor Richard is a 2nd degree brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Jason Sullins, as well as a Kenpo Blackbelt. He has over 12 years of grappling experience, with eight of those years being spent with Carlson Gracie. 

 

Richard is also an accomplished competitor, as he has medalled in some of the top grappling competitions. Topping the list of competitions that he has medalled in are the Arnold Classic, NAGA, and Cicero Challenge.

 

Coaches: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Gi and No-Gi)

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Ryan Haney

 

BJJ instructor Ryan Haney

 

Instructor Ryan is a brown belt under Jason Sullins who has an extremely impressive resume of competition wins both at the national and international levels. He currently has earned over 25 gold medals including American Nationals, two IBJJF Pan American Championships, and is the 2013 Master and Seniors World Champion. Ryan ranked #1 in the world as a purple belt for his division by IBJJFRankings.com in 2013.

 

He has also had experience in the cage with an undefeated 3-0 amateur Mixed Martial Arts record. 

 

Coaches: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Gi and No-Gi)

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Tom Shoaff

 

Mixed Martial Arts Tom Shoaff

 

Instructor Tom is an undefeated professional Mixed Martial Artist who specializes in striking. Although Tom is at the beginning of his professional fight career, he has already invested over 7 years in training Martial Arts while compiling an impressive amateur MMA record of 18-1.

 

Although known for his striking, Tom also has 1st place finishes in regional grappling tournaments and has recently earned his purple belt.

 

Coaches: Boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing, MMA, Kids

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Danny "The Machine" Morales

 

Boxing, Muat thai Danny "The Machine" Morales

 

Instructor Danny is an undefeated professional Mixed Martial Artist who specializes Boxing and Muay Thai. Even though "The Machine" is in the beginning stages of his MMA career, he has shown great promise as he became Mun2 Tv's 2014 Combate Americas Welterweight Champion.He is the Head Striking Instructor of Evolution MMA - Naperville. 

 

Danny is best known for his dedication to training, speed, Boxing and Muay Thai abilities. 

 

Coaches: Boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing

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 Mike Corey

 

MMA, Boxing Mike Corey

 

 

Instructor Mike is a professional Mixed Martial Artist with a 13-3-1 record, with his most recent victory coming at WSOF 9. Along with the World Series of Fighting, Mike has fought in the IFL, XFO and Bellator. Mike will be instructing striking and No-Gi grappling classes at Evolution MMA - Schaumburg.

 

A former Marine, Mike has a wrestling and grappling background to compliment his striking abilities.

 

Coaches: Boxing, Muay Thai, No-Gi Grappling

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 Bryan Koza

 

Kung Fu, MMA Bryan Koza

 

 

Instructor Bryan has nearly two decades of competitive martial arts experience, Bryan Koza has made a habit of progressing through the martial arts belt ranking systems and collecting multiple titles.

 

Bryan is an American Freestyle Blackbelt with numerous submission victories, as well as a kickboxing record of 9-1. He recently concluded his MMA career with a 7-0 record and Lightweight title. His electric style is both effective, and entertaining.

 

Coaches: Boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing

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