Our Coaches

Master Sergio Camacho 

Head Coach

Master Camacho is a 2nd generation Martial Artist and has been training since the age of 5 years old, teaching full time since 2013.  He has competed Nationally and won jr. world championships in point sparring and traditional kata. 
As an adult he has competed professionally in Jiu-jitsu at the purple and brown belt levels.  

As a coach he has had students,  compete on Pro events, win international tournaments and produced state champions. 

5th Dan Black Belt: Taekwondo
2nd Dan Black Black Belt: Hapkido 
1st Dan Black Belt: Tang Soo Do 
Brown Belt: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 
Green Belt: Judo 

Tang Soo Do Belt Linage:  Chuck Norris > Terry Updike > GrandMaster Camacho > Master Camacho

Jiu-jitsu Belt Linage:  Helio Gracie > Flavio Behring > Rob Handley > John Burns > Master Camacho 

Coach Tony DeNofre

Jiu-Jitsu Coach 

Coach Tony came from a high school wrestling background and began training in Kenpo Karate and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2009. Over the years he has also trained in Judo and Muay Thai. In 2022, he was promoted to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt by Professor John Burns. 

Jiu Jitsu Belt Lineage: 

Helio Gracie > Flavio Behring > Rob Handley > John Burns > Tony DeNofre

Black Belt: Brazilin Jiu-Jitsu (Flavio Behring Jiu-Jitsu)

  • 2010 AZ State Champion
  • 2011 AZ State Champion
  • 2013 SJJIF World Champion
  • 2015 AZ State Champion
  • 2015 SJJIF Nogi World Champion 
  • 2020 IBJJF Pan Ams Bronze Medalist 

Coach Brittany Richards

Kids Jiu-Jitsu Coach 

Coach Brittany started training in 2014 in Brazilian Jiujitsu.  Upon receiving her  Blue Blue belt in 2016, she became an assistant kids coach.  Soon after she would be the head kids coach and build a program that had up to 50+ kids involved. All while teaching her peers how to coach kids. 

Purple Belt: Brazilin Jiu-Jitsu
Orange Belt: Judo

  • 3+ Years Experience coaching kids Jiu-Jitsu

Coach Daniel Gutierrez

Adult Striking Coach

Coach Daniel is our adult striking coach. With an extensive background not only as a coach but as a student of martial arts. He started training in 2010 in Nikidokai,  With 5+ years of coaching experience Daniel has helped kids and adults alike reach their full potential.

Red Belt : Nikidokai Karate
Blue Belt: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • 2-1 Amateur Fight Record (Boxing & Kickboxing)
  • 5+ Years Experience coaching boxing & kickboxing 

Assistant Kids Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Frank Dorame

Assistant Kids Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Daniel Leon

Personal Trainer
Jessica Morrison