Meet The Team


Front Desk Coordinator

Stacy Heckendorn

As the newest member of our team, she is one of the smiling faces you will see when you come in! 


Kids Head Coach, BJJ Coach, Owner

Started training back in high school, making the Varsity wrestling team at a 5A school as a freshman. After graduating joined the Army. Trained, competed, and instructed in the Modern Army Combatives Program(MACP). Winning the Fort Sill Combatives tournament and completing the Level 2 course. Have always maintained a love for grappling, instructing, and coaching. Having coached over 12 youth teams in a variety of sports, the focus now is to instruct and demonstrate to children the benefits of Jiu-Jitsu on and off the mats!

Had the privilege to train Jiu-Jitsu under some fantastic professors to include: Michael Sanda, Jeff Robertson, Yousef Alirezaei, Alex Malinaro, Orin Lancaster, and now under the guidance of Master Carlos Machado my team and I have no doubt that we will all reach our goals in Jiu-Jitsu!

Brandon Slaton

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Interested in joining the team? Send us your resume and let us know how you think you could benefit the Lionheart Pride!