Aaron has been practicing martial arts for over 20 years. He holds a 1st degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He was a four year letter winner for wrestling at St. Thomas Aquinas High School, placing at state his senior year. He has high school wrestling coaching experience. In addition to wrestling, he has been heavily involved for the past four years in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Currently he assists in our Little and Junior Champions Jiu Jitsu classes and teaches our kids wrestling classes.
Nato started martial arts at the age of 4 with Kempo Karate. Throughout his years he has also practiced other disciplines such as: Escrima, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and MMA. Currently he is one of our main kickboxing instructors.
Jesse comes from a very diverse athletic background. He was a varsity wrestler throughout high school, as well as a football player, holding a position on the Crew team. He played collegiate rugby at Penn State, and has also played internationally in Australia at the University of Queensland. Jesse has been a part of the ATT family for over two years training in BJJ, Muay Thai, and Boxing. He is ATT Weston's in-house certified personal trainer as well as one of our Crossfit instructors.
Mitch comes to us after playing footbal in college and participating in Boxing Golden Gloves as a teenager. He has been active in physical conditioning and training for the past 35 years. His combined personal experience with his formal education in Coaching and Sports Training has given Mitch the solid background he needed as a fitness trainer. He has completed his level 1 CrossFit certification and is presently working on his NESTA MMA conditioning certificate. Mitch is currently our head CrossFit instructor.
Luis has 20 years practicing martial arts. He's a black belt in Go Ju Ryu and Kempo karate. He has competed in mutliple Sanshou and Muay Thai fights, winning two Muay Thai titles. Luis began training 8 years ago in American Top Team and has taught for the past 6 years. Currently he is our Muay Thai instructor.
Dan has been in the fitness world for many years; learning traditional weightlifting techniques from his father, former Mr. Florida, to his own personal training in college. Dan has studied Krav Maga, Sanshou, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for a combined time of 4 years. He has trained under the KLC and IKFF methods and teaches under the IKFF method. Currently, Dan is an assistant CrossFit instructor.
Jason has a wrestling background that started when he was in high school. For the past two years he has diligently been working on his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training and Sanshou Muay Thai training. Currently he heads the summer camp program.
Rodrigo “Baga” Ramos
Baga started training martial arts at age 9 and have experience in Karate and Judo. He received his Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from the Silveira brothers who are the founders of American Top Team and BJJ Black Belts from the late Carlson Gracie. Additionally, Baga is an expert Boxer training under Howard Davis Junior, an Olympic Gold medalist. He is a professional MMA fighter with a 3-0 record.
Mario first experience in martial art was training in Tae Kwon Do. He joined American Top Team in 2007 quickly gained experience in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MMA, Wrestling & Muay Thai. He has won many championships in BJJ in events like NAGA and Grappler’s Quest. He is an amateur MMA fighter with a record of 2-1.
Tamer has an extensive background in Sanshou and Kung Fu, and he is an excellent sparring coach. He is a well known fighter in the tournament and amateur fighting circuit. Tamer presently teaches our Sanshou/Muay Thai for both adults and kids.
Nikolai personifies the American Top Team goal. He started out here a year ago when the school first opened. With the help of his Martial Arts and CrossFit training he has lost over 50 lbs. He presently holds a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Currently he is an assistant CrossFit Instructor, with plans to get his certification in October.
Ed came from a Wrestling background from High School and College. He has spent his last several years training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and has won titles in Naga and Miami International Open. Ed is currently assisting in our Kids’ classes.
Michael “Blindado” Johnson
Michael is one of ATT Weston’s top amateur fighters. He is known for his exceptional striking and boxing skills. Michael is presently active fighting in amateur MMA and Muay Thai events. He presently teaches our Kickboxing and CrossFit programs.
John has been practicing martial arts since his early teens, studying under some of the most famous Kung Fu Master from Hong Kong and China. Wing Chun, Choy Lay Fut & Sanshou are his expertise. He is a former national and international Kung Fu Champion and started to teach professionally in 1990. He has produced many Sanshou champions and is recognized as being one of the top coaches in the US.