Head Coach: Kyoshi Brent J. Crisci
Kyoshi Brent J. Crisci, Head Coach & Founder of TEAM KICKSUSA, as well as, the United Martial Arts Academies has trained in the arts of Kempo/Kenpo Karate, Shaolin Five Animal Kung Fu, and Jui Jitsu, as well as, Ninjitsu, Tang So Do, Shotokan and various Chinese and Japanese Weapons Systems. He has traveled around the world for the last ten years with U.S. Teams and TEAM U.S.A. as a Competitor, Presenter and Coach. His Self Defense Programs have been taught at Universities, Health Clubs, and Law Enforcement Training Centers across New England. He has been featured in BLACKBELT, KARATE INTERNATIONAL and other notable martial arts magazines. His career highlights include some of the following: INDUCTED INTO WORLD MARTIAL ARTS HALL OF FAME, NEW ENGLAND STYLE HEAD “KEMPO” UNITED STATES KARATE ASSOCIATION, U.S. TEAM MEMBER TOURED ACROSS MAINLAND CHINA, RANKED ONE OF THE “TOP TEN” COMPETITORS IN UNITED STATES, U.S. TEAM MEMBER TOURED RUSSIA, SWEDEN, DENMARK, #1 NEW ENGLAND FORMS CHAMPION-PROFESSIONAL KARATE LEAGUE, U.S. TEAM MEMBER/WEAPONS COACH TOURED CHINA, SOUTH KOREA, MAINE STATE REPRESENTATIVE F.U.M.A. “CRUSADE AGAINST CRIME”, NEW ENGLAND STATE DIRECTOR NICK CERIOS’ INTERNATIONAL MARTIAL ARTS ASSOCIATION, SILVER & BRONZE MEDALLIST-PAN AMERICAN GAMES TEAMUSA MEMBER, GOLD MEDAL WINNER WORLD GOODWILL GAMES-TEAM U.S.A. MEMBER. He shares this knowledge and experience with all the members of TEAM KICKSUSA.
Coach & Team Member: Shihan Ryan Chamberland
Sensei Ryan Chamberland has well over a decade of experience in the Kempo Jui Jitsu systems. He is one of the Chief Instructors for the United Martial Arts Academies chain and runs a successful dojo & gym in Winthrop, Maine. He has made a name for himself in the competitive circuits winning such titles as IPPONE National Blackbelt Fighting Champion of 1995 and various Forms and Weapons Championships. He is an active member of F.U.M.A. and teaches many self defense programs in his community. He shares his cumulative knowledge of the fighting arts with all members of TEAM KICKSUSA.
Coach: Sensei Wade Hoover
Coach: Grandmaster Robert W. Hoe
Grandmaster Robert Hoe, a native Hawaiian, who migrated to New England in the early eighties has been a student of the Kempo Arts since the age of 5. He began his training in the Kosho Ryu Kempo line under Simeon Eli, direct student of James M. Mitose. He continued training with his father in the following years. He has worked as an educator and coach for decades helping young people reach their full potential. He has always remained a student, traveling to seminars and gatherings all over, sharing with Masters from all systems in hopes to improve his own. He also holds ranking in the Cheezics line of Tang Soo Do. He is a Maine Guide and is acquiring his Maine Whitewater Rafting License well into his 50’s, no small accomplishment. He shares his years of training knowledge and skills as a wrestling coach and competitor. Lastly he also shares his expertise as a “Master” Chef as he prepares special Asian delights for everyone after a hard day of training.
TEAM MANAGER: LISA GIGUERE
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