Meet our instructors

Marcello "Salazar" Bergo - Active Law Enforcement Officer, Mounted Unit Police, Florida State Law Enforcement DT instructor, Firearms instructor and former SWAT Operator. Brazilian National Champion, Pan-American Champion, IFL Veteran and a World Champion 4th Degree Black Belt under Murilo Bustamante. He has competed and won at the highest levels of BJJ, Submission Grappling, Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling, and mixed martial arts. More importantly, he is an even better instructor.
Wilson Goveia - Active Law Enforcement Officer, Florida State Law Enforcement DT instructor, Firearms instructor and SWAT operator/sniper. 10x UFC Veteran, MMA Fighter, 4th Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under Ricardo Liborio and American Top Team Pembroke Pines gym owner. Hailing from Fortaleza, Brazil and fighting out of Coconut Creek, Florida, Gouveia is often considered to be the most talented fighter in American Top Team above high caliber fighters such as Thiago "Pitbull" Alves and many others.

Brenin DeOliveira - Active Law Enforcement Officer, teaches at a local police Academy, BJJ COPS program founder, competed in National and International Tournaments, Delariva Cup Champion, Massachusetts open Champion, Dragon’s Lair Absolute Champion, BTT Jax Coach, 1st Degree BJJ Black belt Under Francisco ‘’Toco” Albuquerque.
Active Law Enforcement Officer. No Gi Pan Am and American Nationals Medalist. 12X Superfight Winner for Fight to Win Promotions. Ranked Top 20 in the World at Master 1 Black Belt for IBJJF. Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Physiology.

Freddy Trillo - BJJ Black belt under Tom DeBlass, Former SWAT operator, Miami Police Reserve, certified DT instructor, 30 as a police officer serving Dade County area, one of the pioneer's of BJJ for Cops in the country aka 'Kimura Cop", active competitor and owner of Trillo Jiu-Jitsu Academy.

Luigi  Fioravanti - 
Active Law Enforcement officer, 3rd degree black belt under Ricardo Liborio, active bjj competitor, 9X UFC veteran, 8X M-1 Global veteran a professional kickboxer and Marine Corps Infantry with 1 combat tour in Iraq.
Alessandro Ferreira - Active Law Enforcement Officer, California State Law Enforcement DT Instructor, Alessandro Ferreira is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt/ MMA fighter 15-2, Gracie Worlds Absolute Champion, Worlds Champion, SF Open champion,  Cesar Gracie Academy BJJ instructor, BJJ 3rd degree Black Belt under Ryan Gracie/Juliano Pedritta.

 Scott St.Clair - Active Law Enforcement Officer, North Carolina State Fire Arms instructor, Defensive Tactics, And Force on Force instructor. Current SWAT Team Leader and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Under Rubao Carioca. Former Marine With Multiple Deployments To Iraq In Support Of The Global War On Terror. 


Ashley Cummins - Active Law enforcement officer, 10th Planet  brown belt under Richie "Boogeyman" Martinez and professional MMA with over 30 fights. Ashley was a 2x title contender and ranked top 10 in the world in MMA in her weight class. Ashley is a certified California State DT instructor and also teaches DETAC at two police academies..
Oscar Magana - Active Law Enforcement, L.E. DT instructor, Special Operations Team use of force advisor, active BJJ competitor, instructor and BJJ Black belt under professor Thomas Cronin/Carlson Gracie. He originally began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a way to increase his grappling knowledge as a law enforcement officer. This career enhancing move quickly transitioned into a great appreciation for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a passion to continue his grappling education and skill set. 

Marco Michels - Active Law Enforcement officer, owner, instructor for RED 9 International and BJJ COPS firearms head instructor, a well knowledge instructor that focuses on the fundamentals of shooting with over a decade of experience in teaching firearms. 
Matt Mildorf - Former Leo SRT, FLETC Firearms Instructor certified, owner of Mildorf Family Firearms Academy a Marine Corps veteran having served in the United States Marine Corps from 2004 to 2014. He has a wealth of real-world combat experience deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan in support of the Global War on Terror. Matt was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in Ramadi, Iraq in 2006.