Coach Steven started his training under Rodrigo and Royce Gracie. He’s an avid competitor, with multiple medals at IBJJF Pan Ams, Master Worlds, Master No Gi Worlds, JJWL World Championships gi and no gi, JJWL multiple time Playoff Champion as well as numerous other organizations. He started cross training with Shawn Williams in 2016 before moving to RGLA full time. While training under Rodrigo Gracie, he focused a lot on self-defense and helped run the kids program for 5 years. He is passionate about spreading the benefits of jiu jitsu and sharing the knowledge his world class teachers have shared with him.