Meet our instructors

Wilson Goveia - 10 years as a 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.
Dylan Royce - 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.
Mike Reitmann - Active Law Enforcement Officer of 10 years, Force On Force Instructor, Current full time SWAT Officer and Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Nick Walters (second degree Black Belt under Master Luiz Palhares).
Pete DeProspo - Active police officer, Current SWAT operator, and instructor of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in department’s police academy. BJJ black belt under Gabriel Gonzaga, instructor in jiu jitsu class as well as starting a jiu jitsu for law enforcement class for local agencies.

  Mario Reyes - Active California law-enforcement officer, over 15 years. SWAT operator for over 12 years. SWAT Assistant Team Leader and sniper. California State certified Defensive Tactics Instructor. Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under 8th degree coral belt Master Joe Moreira.
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..
Anastasia Moore - Active Law Enforcement Officer, training over 12 years and black belt under Professor Vellore Caballero - Easton/Renzo Gracie, former Intelligence Analyst with Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Rangers Division working in the Border Security Operations Center.
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. 

Santino Vallejos- Active Law Enforcement Officer. A black belt and BJJ practitioner for 15 years, holding prestigious honors in the field of BJJ, Vallejos, has competed in numerous regional, National and international tournaments throughout his combat sport career; holding NY State Championships in multiple division. Along with owning, operating and teaching at a premiere BJJ facility, Vallejos has and currently instructs numerous self defense and combat sport venues and seminars for his community. Currently, he is bringing the art of BJJ to his department, utilizing it as a cognitive and physical tool in the law enforcement arsenal; to not only keep his fellow law enforcement officers safe, but also ensure the safety of the the public. Outside the realm of BJJ, Vallejos holds degrees in exercise physiology, from a bachelors level and ultimately the doctoral field.
Randy Wark - Active law enforcement officer in North Carolina, with over 15 years of experience, currently assigned to the Training Unit. Former Emergency Response Team Team Leader. Certified defensive tactics instructor. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Brad Acosta and Geoff Balme (via Roberto Maia.)


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.