I am a blackbelt in Shotokan, Judo, and Jiu Jitsu. I was born and raised in Clarksville, and graduated from Montgomery Central High before attending APSU. I am happily married to Denise Byard and am a father to twin daughters Ashten and Brennan who also have Black Belts in Shotokan. I have trained in MMA for over 12 years and have has 3 MMA fights, all over the age of 40. I have coached amateur and professional fighters at every level of the sport including top promotions such as UFC, Gamebred, Anthony Pettis, and Island Fights. I am the corner man for UFC fighter Jacob “The Killer” Kilburn and the coach and cornerman for Alexander “Pretty Boy” Schenk. My favorite quote is “And I love you, Random Citizen” from Metro Man.