I Love Coaching!

I'm very passionate about coaching my students. I believe quality comes from the top and mentoring is one of the most important rolls a coach can have. I absolutely love what I do, it bring be so much fulfillment to my life.

27 Years of Experience

  • 3rd degree Black Belt under Wellington “Megaton” Dias and is registered under the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation.
  • Full Instructor under Arjarn Chai and the World Thai Boxing Association (WTBA).
  • Senior Associate Instructor in Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) and Jeet Kune Do (JKD) under Guro Dan Inosanto.
  • Senior Instructor in Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Martial Arts under Sifu Paul Vunak.
  • One of the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners in the state of Oregon and one of the first to open a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school.
  • Helped 2 fighters fight for Bellator, one of which is 155 lb. belt holder, the other is contender for 145 lb. belt.
  • Former student ranked in the top 5 in the 155lb. division in the UFC
  • Many students have won World Jiu Jitsu titles
  • Promoted 12 students to Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu
  • Competes and places in IBJJF Tournaments
  • Muay Thai students actively Fighting in the U.S. and Thailand
  • Teaches International Seminars
  • Started the Jeet Kune Do & Filipino Martial Arts Program at the University of Oregon (1995), which still in exists today.
  • Started the Jiu Jitsu program at Portland State University (2000) which still in exists today.
  • Stared in several Martial Arts training videos
  • Actively works with a non profit organization called Guardian Group to help fight Human Trafficking of minors

 Personal Life

Coach Ryan lives in Bend, Oregon with his wife Stormy and two daughters; Sydney and Taylor. When they're not in the gym, they enjoy getting outside and enjoying everything that central Oregon has to offer.


Martial Arts Has Brough So Much

Training in the Martial Arts has brought so many excellent things to my life. I would love to help you start your Martial Arts Journey. Get started by checking out our online courses!


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