Joey Bozik


Joey Bozik joined the army in 2000 and was stationed at Fort Bragg, NC with the 82nd airborne. After 6 years of service, he was severely injured by an IED while operating in Iraq. He lost both of his legs and his right arm below the elbow. He received a purple heart…


Travis Larson


Travis Larson started training Jiu Jitsu in 2014, earned his blue belt under former board member, Professor Gina Franssen in 2016 and currently trains under Professor Manuel Flores…


Dr. Megan Michael

Board Member


Alan Shebaro

Vice President

Professor Shebaro earned his Black Belt from Carlos Machado in 2004 and is currently ranked as a 4th degree Black Belt under Professor Chris Haueter. He was 1 of only 4 Black Belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the U.S. Army and is the first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt in Special Forces Regiment. Most importantly, Professor Shebaro has trained a broad spectrum of operators during his deployments to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi…


David Kiedaisch

Board Member

Professor Kiedaisch is a head BJJ instructor. He was promoted to BJJ Black Belt by Professor John Ouano, a 4th Degree Black Belt with decades of experience dating back to the early days of BJJ when it was still new in the USA. Dave is a retired Chief Master Sergeant of 25…