MEET OUR COACHES

DARON CRUICKSHANK

MMA COACH

Co-Owner of Michigan Top Team

HEAD STRIKING/MMA COACH

NJCAA wrestling national finalist
2x NCAA wrestling division 3 national qualifier
TKD black belt
MTV's bully beatdown season 3 veteran 

Ringside 155lb World Champion  
The Ultimate Fighter live veteran

TUF live finally.
ESPN top 10 plays of the week

Currently fighting for the UFC
UFC 2012 #33 moments of the year head kick ko UFC 5 on fox.
UFC veteran
Professional zombie hunter   

JASON FISCHER

MUAY THAI & MMA COACH

Co-Owner of Michigan Top Team

HEAD JIU JITSU/MMA COACH

Studied at N.A.S.M for personal Training

Athletic Coaching focus at Central Michigan University

Coaching and competing for over 14 years

Amatuer Boxer and Muay Thai Kickboxer

Studied Muay Thai Under Matee Tongbua and Hugh Miller

Perviously #1 Ranked 155 amatuer in Michigan

Undefeted as an amature

TXC and Gladiator lightweight title holder

BJJ Black Belt

Bellator Veteran

Bellator Lightweight Tournement Semifinalist

Hard Knocks 155lb Canadian Champion

WXC 170lb Champion

Ninja/ Jedi

KARA RO

BOXING COACH

Undefeated Professional Boxer

Boxing Head Coach 

 

 

 

JAVIER CARDENAS

JIU JITSU COACH

 

Co-owner of Michigan Top Team

Brown Belt in Jiu Jitsu

Head Coach of the Jiu Jitsu Program

 

 

 

DEAN CRUICKSHANK

KICKBOXING COACH

I started my martial arts career back in late 1971 early 1972 when I was 18 years old at karate and judo Schools of America the style based on Shito Ryu and Koei-kan two very hard core Japanese styles when American karate schools closed down in the 80's I met Dave and Linda Hatch from the same schools Dave, Linda, and I trained together and during our training we began attending seminars and camps under guru Dan Inosanto where we started our journey and our training of the JKD concepts and the arts of Kali , Eskrima,JKD grappling, kickboxing Lee jun fan method JKD Wing Chun, French foot fighting Savate, Indonesian Pentjak Silat, Panantukan Filipine boxing, Panadiakan Filipino kicking & boxing, Muay Thai, these arts I trained in the 80's and the 90's along with Take Kwan Do Chung Do Kwan and Tae Kwon Do Han Moo Kwan at present . Today I'm helping to train my son and hopefully guide him on his path to success in any and all his endeavors sincerely Dean Cruickshank.