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Alex Meggit

Where do you usually teach and train? Arvada   Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, or both? Both   Hometown Denver   Current Rank Purple Belt / Blue Shirt   What year did you start training? 2009   How did you get started? I started Muay Thai…


Jeremiah “JR” Amores

Jeremiah (JR) Amores started training with Professor Chris Kline back in March of 2010. He has just surpassed 7 years of training Jiu Jitsu and is one of ETC-West’s high Brown Belts. JR became the Program Director for ETC-West in May of 2016. His primary…


Andrew Kuykendall

Coach Andrew grew up in Maryland and enlisted in the Navy after graduating high school. After serving in the Navy for over eight years he moved to Colorado to take a job as a Utilities Technician at the MillerCoors brewery in Golden. Coach Andrew first…


Kevin Baughman

Kevin was born in Pennsylvania, but grew up in Aurora, Colorado. He lives with his girlfriend Amanda, her son Nik, and their two crazy labs: Dory and Zeus. Outside of Jiu JItsu Kevin loves to play golf, watch football, spend time with his family outdoors….


Kieran Hussey

Kieran grew up in Colorado and has lived up and down the I-25 corridor, finally settling in Arvada. He has degrees from Colorado State University and the University of Denver. Though several of his former hobbies have fallen by the wayside since the birth of…


Corey McConnell

Coach Corey moved to Colorado in 2009 from where he grew up in Arlington, TX, when he and his then girlfriend, now wife, and him decided they wanted to quit their jobs and start their life in the Rockies. When he’s not coaching or training…


Bruce Bugbee

Coach Bruce started his jiu jitsu journey in 2009 under Professor Finnie McMahon, an Amal Easton black belt, in Fort Collins, CO. Bruce had been a long-time fan of grappling but only had minimal experience with other disciplines. While looking for an outlet from the…


Matt Bloss

An avid, lifelong martial artist, Coach Matt Bloss is the head of our Muay Thai and Kickboxing programs. Matt grew up in Salt Lake City, UT pursuing a life of athletics which included ice hockey, basketball, cross country, karate and track & field; eventually becoming…


Maureen Riordon

Coach Maureen Riordon was born and raised in Arvada, Colorado. She has associate degrees in both massage therapy and elementary education. She has two boys, Shane and Mason, who have both been training with her since 2010. Outside of working at Easton Training Center¬†Arvada, Maureen…