SNAKE PIT U.S.A. CO-FOUNDER AND HEAD COACH: JOEL BANE Certified Catch as Catch Can Wrestler Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Under 6X World Champion, Coach Patrick Stano, under Coaches Carlos Catania and Sergio Penha Active Duty USAF Current Member and Captain of the United States Air Force “All Air Force Wrestling Team,” Training under Coach Floyd “Bad News” Winter and Coach Rich Estrella. NI-DAN (2nd Degree Black Belt) in Shin-Gi-Tai Jujitsu: Under Coach John Saylor (former U.S. Olympic Judo Head Coach and 3 time National Heavyweight Judo Champion)
Coach Billy is well versed in a variety of Martial Arts. He holds a blue belt in Pat Stano Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Journeyman of Snake Pit U.S.A. . Billy has great enthusiasm for all Martial Arts. He sets a great example for all instructors and students. Coach Brandon is proud to have him on the Team and call him one of his prized students.
Coach Brandon has been training under John Potenza at Modern Martial Arts for the last 12 years. Throughout those years he studied the arts of Muay Thai Kick Boxing, Boxing, MMA, Catch As Catch Can Wrestling, and various other disciplines. Coach Brandon has experience in live competition in Kick Boxing, Submission Wrestling, and Mixed Martial Arts. Like every good martial artist, Coach Brandon is still an active student. Continuing his studies under John Potenza and Joel Bane.
USAW Sports Performance Coach, Competitive Crossfit/Olympic Lifter, Adaptive Physical Education Teacher, Class A Speacial Olympics Coach, Former ANBF Body Builder, Speed And Agility