About Us

Meet Our Team

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Dean Benson

Head Instructor

Dean is a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and has been practicing the art for nearly a decade. Dean trains with Jucao directly and trains at Evolution MMA to bring his knowledge and skill to Cobleskill.  Dean is also a Brown Belt in Tae Kwon Do.

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Andrew Martin

Coach

Andrew is a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and has been practicing the art for nearly a decade. Andy trains with Jucao directly and trains at Evolution MMA to bring his knowledge and skill to Cobleskill.  Andy is also a Brown Belt in Tae Kwon Do.

Jason Hewett

Coach

Jay is a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and has been practicing the art for more than a decade. Jay trains with Jucao directly and brings his knowledge and skill to Cobleskill.

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Laura Gross

Coach

Laura has practiced and trained Jiu Jitsu on and off for a decade.  Laura was recently promoted to 4th Dan in Taekwondo in May of 2016. She is a Certified AAU Black Belt.  Laura is a 4-time National Champion adding the latest gold medal from the 2015 AAU National Championship.