Team

CHRISTIAN DERR

CHRISTIAN DERR

Owner & Chief Trainer

Christian Derr has been training in Martial Arts for well over 18 years. He has trained in American Wrestling, Jeet Kune Do and Muay Thai before pursuing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Christian received his black belt from Jean Jacques Machado in 2011 and is a multiple tournament champion. Christian won the NAGA expert division in 2009.

Jake Klinger

Jake Klinger

Assistant Coach - BJJ Kids

Jake Klinger has been practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with Clinch Martial Arts for 4 years, and is the Assistant Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Coach for kids.

NICK DIRION

NICK DIRION

Instructor

Nick loves Thai boxing and has been in martial arts since he was six years old. He is proud of how Thai boxing encourages respect and builds character. He has worked at Clinch for about a year and a half.

“I love teaching the art – actually teaching it right,” Nick says. “All around, it will builds you to be a good person.”

STEPHEN SWAN

STEPHEN SWAN

Wrestling Coach

Stephen Swan is the head wrestling coach at Clinch Martial Arts, and has been with Clinch for three years. Stephen a three time high school state champion in Oklahoma, and went on to wrestle under the legendary John Smith at Oklahoma State University.