Head instructor Mike Rogers has been traning under Rodrigo Vaghi since 1997, and is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Mike was also an All American wrestler at SIUE graduating with a teaching degree, 2 time Golden Gloves Boxing Champion under the guidance of Jim Howe, and former #1 ranked light heavyweight contender in King of the Cage. Mike has a record of 14-3 in MMA with wins over such top-notch fighters as Travis Fulton and Greg Wikan. He is the former head wrestling coach at McCluer high school, coaching 5 state place finishers including Tyron Woodley to a undefeated senior season at 48-0, placing 1st in the state and 3rd in the country. Mike was also the assistant wrestling coach at Meramec junior college for 2 seasons. At St. Charles MMA Mike has coached fighters at all levels from amateur to the UFC. In 2009 scmma was the St. Louis Golden Gloves team champions.