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TEAM STANDING: 2nd PLACE
Head Coach: Stephen Koepfer
Team Coach: Time Kuth
Micahel Caldwell is a two-
Reilly Bodycomb is a USA SAMBO Champion, Pan-
Michael Palladino is a BJJ blackbelt and owner of Evolution Grappling Academy, who first began training in 2007. His love for grappling came from a love of Pro Wrestling and personal exposure to Judo by his father, who was a Judo Brown belt. Michael is a 2x IBJJF No Gi Pan Am Bronze Medalist. Michael’s love of history, reading, and writing has feuled his knowledge of martial arts. Fun Fact: Michael met his wife at his first BJJ Class in ’07!
Stephan Goyne started grappling in 1998 and has been training and competing regularly
since then. Stephan began training Judo & Japanese Jiu Jitsu in 1996 and BJJ in 1998,
in Santa Cruz, California. He was awarded his BJJ black belt by Eduardo Rocha after
winning numerous brown belt titles including 2010 IBJJF Houston International, 2009
California Classic, 2009 NAGA East Coast, 2010 Copa Pacifica, 2009 IBJJF American
Nationals and the 2009 American Cup. Stephan is the owner of Bay Jiu-
Nico is a 2 time USA Combat Wrestling National Champion and defending World Champion
at 90kg. Wrestling since the age of 12, Niko became an Oklahoma junior high school
and high school state champion. During his collegiate career at Bacone College, Niko
was the first All-
Matthew Paul is a professional fighter and jiujitsu competitor out of 10th planet
Chicago. He previously held an amateur record of 15-
Steven Yokay has wrestled since the age of 5 years, and all through high school. After serving the the U.S. Army and graduating college he began training Judo. Since that time he has cross training and competed in jiu jitsu, catch wrestling, combat wrestling and sambo. Steven has been an active competitor for the past 10 years. Some of his biggest victories include a Pan Am championship in Combat Sambo, an IBJJF Pan No Gi Championship, a King of Catch light heavyweight championship and a National championship in sport sambo.
David Grayson is a 2 time (2002 & 2003) Collegiate All American Wrestler (Bacone College), 3 time IBJJF No Gi Master World Champion (Blue Belt 2009, Purple Belt 2012, Brown Belt 2015), IBJJF No Gi Master Pan Champion (Brown Belt 2015), IBJJF No Gi Master National Champion (Brown Belt 2016), ADCC National Champion (Adult and Masters 2016), Black Belt in Judo (Pat Burris) USA Stars Oklahoma, Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Roli Delgado) West Side MMA Arkansas. David was inducted into the Bacone College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2016.