Owner & Chief Instructor, 2nd Dan Black Belt
Vin is the owner and Chief Instructor. He is one of our many New Orleans transplants, hailing from Buffalo, New York. Vin graduated from Union College in 2000 with a BA in Anthropology and Medaille College in 2005 with an MBA in Strategic Management. He has over 15 years of martial arts experience, including Muay Thai, Aikido and Jiu Jitsu prior to training in Krav Maga, which he has been practicing for almost 10 years. Vin recently earned his 2nd Dan Black Belt in Krav Maga, a prestigious rank held by a select few across the globe. He received his Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2016 and his CNT with Monkey Bar Gymnasium in December of 2014. He left behind a successful career in finance to pursue his passion for teaching Krav Maga to Civilians and Law Enforcement in the Greater New Orleans area. Vin is a quick-witted, non-stop training machine and a true mentor to staff and students alike.