“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”

-Joseph Campbell


Coach Kyle Bruzetti

Kyle is an 11 year US Army Military Police Officer serving 10 years on active duty and 1 year with the Illinois Army National Guard. Kyle was assigned to the 1st Military Police Company, 1st Infantry Division in Wurzburg, Germany Where he deployed to Kosovo and Iraq. Shortly after he served two years at Ft Leonard Wood, MO D Company 787th MP BN as a Drill sergeant. Once done with Drill Sergeant duty, Kyle was assigned to 2nd Brigade Special Troops BN, 4th Infantry Division Ft Carson, CO and served his second deployment to Iraq as a Squad Leader and was then assigned as the Ft. Carson Special Reaction Team NCOIC. He was discharged honorably. Kyle has been training, studying and competing countrywide in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2013 and continues to learn and push new boundaries. He loves culture, art, science and tries to apply them in every-day life. He currently works at Nationwide Children's Hospital and has found a deeper meaning in his career path by using core military principles.

Coach Cory Minton

Cory was born into a military family-3 grandfathers, mother, father, brother and himself all served in various branches including Army, Airforce and Navy, serving in WWII, the Korean War, the Gulf War and Kandahar. His father retired after 15 years of service and continued into law enforcement while his mother re-enlisted at the age of 46 as a combat medic and proceeded on a 9 month deployment where her unit was impacted by an IED. She returned as a wounded soldier and was medically discharged, labeled 100% disabled. His brother was also a combat medic where his unit was violently ambushed. He left the Army after 9 years of service and 2 tours-and is now an EMS Medic in Michigan. 
Cory served in the USAF as an airman when he was medically discharged in San Antonio Texas. He has much first hand experience in life after service, as well as those closest to him suffering from bouts of PTSD. Along with his military background he is also a purple belt in BJJ and a current Muay Thai coach-specializing in hand to hand combat for 12 years. Cornering more than 300 fights in 4 countries, he has had 2 fighters advance to the UFC, 1 fighter in Bellator and 4 King of the Cage fighters.

Board of Advisors

Aaron Zuber

Carly Myers

Gigi Zuber