At Bay Area Jiu Jitsu Academy we have the best instructors with years of field experience, take a look:
Position: General Manager/Kids instructor
Bio: Jake is our founding manager and has been program director for 9 plus years. Mr. Deiaco received his black belt from our head coach Brian Fernandez after 10 plus years of training and is our highest ranking student. Jake will be running our new kids program to build the next generation of BJJ grapplers.
Position: Head black belt instructor/Head coach
Time slot: Brian run our adult program and teaches weeknights and on Saturdays mornings.
Bio: Brian is a Bay Area native with 20 plus years of martial arts experience. Mr. Fernandez hold black belts in BJJ under Ralph Gracie and Judo under Willy Cahill. Come check our Brian’s BJJ program for quality Jiu-Jitsu instruction in a fun and safe environment.
Position: Beginner BJJ instructor
Time-slots: Monday Wednesday at 4pm
Bio: Gavin is one of our home grown brown belts under Brian Fernandez. Gavin has been training for 7 plus years and teaches our beginner classes. If you’re new to BJJ Gavin’s beginner time-slot is a great option to focus on fundamentals.