Meet the Team

Helping Students Grow

UNION COMBAT would not be the same without our team of passionate, professional and dedicated people. We are extremely proud to share our knowledge with our students, and if you have any questions or remarks - please get in touch.

Sean_edited_edited.jpg

Coach Sean

Head Grappling Instructor, former IBA, WKA, & IKF Competitive Kickboxer, IBJJF, IJF, SJJIF & NAGA competitor, a Black Belt in Goju Ryu Karate, Black Belt in Judo & Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu affiliated with GFT (Grappling Fight Team). Sean has been involved in Martial for many years, and is currently focused on teaching and promoting young fighters to reach their top potential.

Coach Tony.jpg

Coach Tony

Head Striking Instructor, Has trained multi[ple fighters involved in IKF, USA Boxing, Rage in the Cage & UCFC. Coach Tony is always excited to teach young and enthusiastic fighters with a goal oriented mindset. Coach Tony is revered as being a fun and playful Coach geared towards heavy cardio, always a fun (but tough) class when Coach Tony is teaching.

20210215_202327.jpg

Coach Steven Irvin

Grappling & Striking Instructor, with 20+ years of competing in multiple arts, A Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, Master in Catch Wrestling & Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu affiliated with GFT, Coach Steven is invaluable to the team, and would not be where we are without his mentorship.

adam3.jpg

Coach Adam Barbee

Muay Thai Instructor, Army Infantry Vet, former UCFC competitive Kickboxer & Blue Belt in Jiu Jitsu under Coach Sean, we would not be where we are without his support & guidance. Adam is finally back to us and getting back in shape, we thought we lost him for awhile.

Coach Todd.jpg

Coach Todd Whitmoyer

Striking Instructor, former Boxer & IKF Kickboxer, involved in coaching and promoting young talented fighters here in the valley for many years, a promoter with "Rage in the Cage", and a welcomed addition to our team and would not be where we are without his mentorship.

Master Sadiq.jpg

Master Sadiq Daniels

Grappling & Combat Expert, Master Sadiq is an integral part of our development as grapplers here at the Union, he is our Regional leader for our interantional Affiliate Team GFT (Grappling Fight Team). Master Sadiq has his own school in Goodyear Arizona (BlueStarr Grappling), so you won't see him here often at our school, but when he does grace us with his presence, it is always special.

Master Ivan.jpg

Master Ivan Rowe

Wrestling & MMA Master, Ivan has been involved in forms of combat grappling & wrestling for 30+ years, and loves to share his knowledge with students willing to learn, he is always focused on the path to least resistance. You won't see him here often at our school, but when he does grace us with his presence, you can be assured it will be worth it.