Matt Mitrione (MMA, Catch Wrestling/Grappling, & Enhanced Athletic Tactics)
Mitrione played football at Purdue University as a defensive tackle and earned All-Big Ten Honors in 2000 and 2001. He went on to play for the NFL as an undrafted free agent for 4 seasons. He played for the New York Giants, Minnesota Vikings, and the San Francisco 49ers. Since his introduction to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts in 2009, Matt has shown a keen interest in the enrichment and teaching of the highly popular sport. He has trained with many reputable instructors and fighters from UFC. He has spent a lot of time in Las Vegas training with Neil Melanson, Head Grappling Coach from Xtreme Couture. He has also trained with Ryan Root (coach/camp manager) from Rich Franklin’s training camp, Tom Erickson with Purdue University wrestling and Pride FC, and Duke Roufus who is a well renowned kick boxing instructor from Wisconsin. Matt has also trained with names from the UFC that you might be familiar with like Randy Couture, Rashad Evans, Pat Barry, and many others.
Nick Hyde (MMA)
Nick is an American mixed martial artist that has trained in many different fighting styles. He has received his Muay Thai shorts from Sakasem Fairtex; who’s known to be the world’s top Muay Thai boxer. He has also trained with Matee Jedeepitak who has won virtually every major championship or title in the sport of Muay Thai. Nick has practiced Kenpo under Jerry Smith and has a black belt in Thaw Yen Fu Wushu Kung Fu. He has 10 years experience in boxing and also has a background In wrestling and Tae Kwon Do.
Adam Wilder (Muay Thai & Striking)
Adam has 30 years of mixed martial arts experience. His professional fighting career was in Thai boxing. He trained Muay Thai and has also received his Muay Thai shorts in Thailand. He has also fought in Golden Gloves Boxing for many years; while being a member of the Military Special Forces. He has experience in training the Military and Law Enforcement in hand to hand combat. He has also cornered multiple UFC fighters as a striking coach.