Meet The Team

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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! 

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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!

843-809-2886