Instructors

Kevin Scott Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy InstructorHead BJJ Instructor, MMA BJJ Coach & Co-Owner:  Kevin Scott
Rank:  Brown Belt
Years Training:  15 years of brazilian jiu jitsu
Affiliation:  Caio Terra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Belt Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda →Carlos Gracie Sr. →Paulo Strauch/Reyson Gracie→ Caio Terra→ Kevin Scott

BIO:

Kevin Scott is the co-owner and head instructor at Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy.  He began his brazilian jiu jitsu career in 1999 training under Royce Gracie blue belts John and Jim Terry.  Since then Kevin has moved around the United States and had the opportunity to train with a myriad of instructors including Kyle Saunders, Joe Vanbrackle, Gustavo Dantes, Steve Maxwell, Joe Riggs, Edwin Dewees, Royce Gracie, Relson Gracie, and John Crouch.  In 2013 Kevin decided to join Caio Terra’s association and has been with him ever since.

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Mario Lujan head mma and kickboxing instructor at phoenix bjj & mma academyMuay Thai & Head MMA Instructor: Mario Lujan
Years Training: 12 years training in Boxing, Muay Thai, BJJ, & Tae Kwon Do

BIO:

Instructor Mario has been training in Martial Arts for the past 14 years. He currently holds a black belt in Taekwondo and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He first started his training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 1997 under Marcelo Alonzo (Carlson Gracie Team). For the past 12 years he has also been training in boxing, kick boxing, muay thai, taekwondo, sei shindo kai, Okinawa ju jutsu, wrestling, submission grappling and judo. Mario has competed in many grappling tournaments and has competed in MMA and Muay Thai fights. For the past 3 years he has been teaching and trying to perfect his teaching techniques to all his students.

Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy Kickboxing Coach Vinn XayavethMuay Thai Instructor & Assistant MMA Striking Coach: Vinn Xayaveth
Years Training:
Omar Rodriguez Assistant bjj coach at phoenix bjjAssistant Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor:  Omar Rodriguez
Rank: Brown Belt
Years Training: 20 years of brazilian jiu jitsu
Affiliation:  Caio Terra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Belt Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda →Carlos Gracie Sr. →Paulo Strauch/Reyson Gracie→ Rigan Machado→Omar Rodriguez

Tyler Arevalo assistant bjj coach at phoenix bjj and mma academy in goodyear azAssistant Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor:  Tyler Arevalo
Rank: Purple Belt
Years Training: 5.5 years of brazilian jiu jitsu
Affiliation:  Caio Terra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Belt Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda →Carlos Gracie Sr. →Paulo Strauch/Reyson Gracie→ Caio Terra→Kevin Scott→Tyler Arevalo

BIO:

Instructor Tyler Arevalo has been training consistently with, head instructor, Kevin Scott since 2009 when he was first introduced to brazilian jiu jitsu.  Tyler loves to teach bjj and often helps with the fundamentals and advanced classes when Kevin is out of town.

Warren instructor at Phoenix BJJ & MMA AcademyKids BJJ Instructor, & Co-Owner:  Warren S. Abraham
Rank: Blue Belt with 2 stripes
Years Training: 6.5 years of brazilian jiu jitsu
Affiliation:  Caio Terra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Belt Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda →Carlos Gracie Sr. →Paulo Strauch/Reyson Gracie→ Caio Terra→Kevin Scott→Warren Abraham
Mark Sablan kids bjj coach at phoenix bjjKids BJJ Instructor:  Mark Sablan
Rank: Blue Belt 1 stripe
Years Training: 5 years of brazilian jiu jitsu
Affiliation:  Caio Terra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Belt Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda →Carlos Gracie Sr. →Paulo Strauch/Reyson Gracie→ Caio Terra→Kevin Scott→Mark Sablan
Kids BJJ coach kris coyne at phoenix bjj & mma academyKids BJJ Instructor:  Kris Coyne
Rank: White Belt 4 Stripes
Years Training: 1 year of brazilian jiu jitsu
Affiliation:  Caio Terra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Belt Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda →Carlos Gracie Sr. →Paulo Strauch/Reyson Gracie→ Caio Terra→Kevin Scott→Warren Abraham