MEET THE TEAM

In the realm of achievement, remarkable strides aren’t achieved by solitary efforts but by the collective synergy of a team. We’re fortunate to have such a vibrant and collaborative community of individuals working together towards our shared goals.

Myles Price

Head Coach | MMA & BJJ Instructor for Advanced and Fundamental's

A professional athlete with over 15 years of experience, Myles holds a BJJ black belt and is deeply dedicated to the art of martial arts. Having competed on prestigious promotions such as PFL, Bellator, BAMMA, Cage Warriors, and more, Myles has trained with the best in the world, bringing this wealth of experience to the mats. Certified in child welfare, first aid, and fitness instruction, he emphasizes a holistic training approach including yoga and optimum nutrition.

Ryan Mangan

Assistant Head Coach BJJ | Instructor for Advanced and Fundamental's

As the BJJ Team Captain and a Black Belt holder, Ryan brings a wealth of experience to the mats. With notable achievements including IBJJF World Bronze and European Silver medals, as well as being the Grapple Kings Welterweight Champion and a veteran of Grapplefest, [Your Name] exemplifies excellence in martial arts. Certified in child welfare and first aid, Ryan is dedicated to the safety and well-being of athletes, while also holding certifications in IAWA and Yoga for BJJ.

Paul Nolan

Assistant Head Coach MMA | Instructor for Advanced and Fundamental's

A Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Paul Nolan is a force to be reckoned with on the mats. As the Clan Wars Bantamweight Champion and a seasoned Pro/Am MMA Athlete, he exemplifies skill and determination in combat sports. Beyond the arena, Paul is a qualified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor, dedicated to helping others achieve their fitness goals. Committed to athlete safety, he is certified in Sport Ireland’s Child Welfare and Protection Safeguarding course and holds first aid and IAWA certifications.

Igor Calgani

Head Morning BJJ coach | Instructor for Advanced and Fundamentals

A BJJ Black Belt and our esteemed Brazilian representative from São Paulo, Igor brings the essence of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to our community. With a string of gold medals to his name, Igor is celebrated as a multiple-time BJJ champion. Dedicated to ensuring athlete safety, Igor is certified in Sport Ireland’s Child Welfare and Protection Safeguarding course, along with holding certifications in first aid and IAWA.

Mark Stapleton

Head Wrestling Coach | Instructor for Advanced and Fundamental's

Mark is a highly accomplished coach and athlete with a Diploma in Girevoy Sport from the Siberian State University of Physical Education and Sport. He has served as the Head Coach of the National Irish Team for the All Ireland Kettlebell Lifting Federation from 2014 to 2017. Mark holds numerous certifications including Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach and Sports Psychology Diploma. As a coach, Mark has achieved remarkable success, guiding his athletes to victory at national and international competitions. He has also achieved significant personal success in kettlebell sports, winning multiple gold medals at championships including the Irish Kettlebell Championships and European competitions.

Gary O’Farrell

Head Teen's BJJ Coach | Instructor for Advanced and Fundamental's

A dedicated BJJ Blue Belt practitioner with years of martial arts experience, Gary is deeply committed to nurturing the growth of martial arts within our youth program. Known for his unwavering support and encouragement towards his students, Gary ensures a safe and positive learning environment. Certified in Sport Ireland’s Child Welfare and Protection Safeguarding course, as well as holding first aid and IAWA certifications, Gary prioritizes the well-being and safety of all his students.

Dominik Bubenzer

Head Juniors BJJ coach | Instructor for Advanced and Fundamentals

A seasoned BJJ Blue Belt practitioner with years of coaching experience, Dom is dedicated to fostering the growth of martial arts within our youth program. Known for his compassionate coaching style, Dom is direct when needed and always prioritizes his students’ best interests. Certified in Sport Ireland’s Child Welfare and Protection Safeguarding course, as well as holding first aid and IAWA certifications, Dom ensures a safe and supportive learning environment for all his students.

John Paul Soamse

Co-Head Juniors BJJ Coach | Instructor for Advanced and Fundamental's

A dedicated practitioner holding a BJJ Blue Belt, John Paul Soamse is committed to both the art and safety within martial arts. Certified in Sport Ireland’s Child Welfare and Protection Safeguarding course, as well as holding first aid and IAWA certifications, he prioritizes athlete well-being. With an impressive competitive history, John Paul Soamse has secured titles including the 2002 Pro-Am Irish, European, and World titles, as well as the 2006 Professional European title.

Jennifer Ward

Head Women's only BJJ Coach | Instructor for Advanced and Fundamental's

Jenny, a dedicated BJJ Blue Belt practitioner, is committed to fostering the growth of our women’s only BJJ team. Her hard work on the mats and dedication to her students have earned her multiple medals at competitions, which she skillfully transfers to her students. Known for her friendly demeanor, Jenny is always open to helping others when needed. Certified in Sport Ireland’s Child Welfare and Protection Safeguarding course, as well as holding first aid and IAWA certifications, Jenny ensures a safe and supportive environment for all.