Coaches

Our team of coaches have developed expertise through years of training and competition. The team works together with Impact Jiu Jitsu as a proud Impact affiliate. As an affiliate of Impact Jiu Jitsu, we have been inspired by the team of solid martial artists in the local area over the last 20 years. We are driven to uphold and impart the successful curriculum and programs that have built the Impact name; solid from the ground up.

Matt Leech

(Owner, Coach)

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 3rd Degree Black Belt Matt began formal training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do Concepts, and Muay Thai in…

Ned Sands

(Owner, Coach)

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1st Degree Black Belt Ned began Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in April 2006 at Impact Jiu Jitsu Beaverton. As a student of Armand…

Tommy Leisman

(Coach)

Adult and Youth Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MMA, Striking 2nd Degree Black Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt, Judo MMA Record: 10-2-0 2 time FCFF Lightweight…

Justin Walls

(Coach)

Youth Programs, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, No Gi, Kickboxing 1st Degree Black Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu MMA Record: 9-1 Justin was born in Oklahoma and moved…

Matt Hoidal

(Coach)

Youth Programs, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, No Gi Black Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Matt began Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in August of 2015 with a strong emphasis…

Justin Tishendorf

(Coach)

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 2nd Degree Black Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 2nd Degree Judo Black Belt Justin began wrestling at the youth level and throughout high…

Patrick (Pat) Abiley Jr.

(Coach)

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, No Gi, MMA 4th Degree Brown Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu MMA Record: 3-1 Pat was born in Hilo, Hawaii. He began training…

Eamon O’Brien

(Coach)

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 2nd Degree Brown Belt Eamon’s martial arts training began when he was 14 years old. He obtained a brown belt in Shindo…

Bekah Walls

(Coach)

Coach for our youth/teens, 1 stripe brown belt

Erik Whitney

(Coach)

Brown Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Amanda Gabbard

(Coach)

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Youth Program, Women’s Self Defense 4th Degree Purple Belt Amanda began Jiu Jitsu in 2016, in an effort to obtain health and…

Grant Hardy

(Coach)

Purple Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Bill Searles

(Coach)

Blue Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Kara Searles

(Coach)

Blue Belt, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu