INSTRUCTORS

ERIK PURCELL Owner and Instructor Began his martial arts journey as a wrestler for Neshaminy High School, following his love of grappling into Russian Sambo, Judo, JiuJitsu and MMA. For over the last decade he has trained along side of some of the best JiuJitsu grapplers and Professional Fighters in the world.  Erik received his JiuJitsu Black Belt from Pat Stano under the legendary Sergio Penha and also has a Brown Belt in Judo and a Black Belt in Japanese JiuJitsu as well.  Erik has over 15 combined pro and amateur mma fights, multiple BJJ Titles and is a 2014 USA Sambo National Champion and USA Sambo coach. Throughout his Mixed Martial Arts and grappling career he continues to train, coach, instruct and learn. Erik has been featured on NBC Sports.com, the Versus Network and CBS as well and has competed and coached Internationally at the Sambo World Championships and World Cup in Bulgaria and Moscow. As the owner of MPR Endurance his goal is to pass on his passion for Martial Arts to all of his students.

 

CHUCKIE CONNOR WRESTLING BIO Coach Connor finished his high school wrestling career as a PA State Champ from Pennsbury High School with a record of 130-5. He was later inducted into the Southeast Pennsylvania Hall Of Fame. In college he was ranked as high as the #3 wrestler in America for the UNC Tarheels. Throughout his amazing college career he was a 2x Atlantic Coast Conference Champion along with being named an All American and ACC Athlete of the Year. From 2001-2004 Coach Connor was the Assistant Coach for the University of Virginia where he coached 12 ACC Champions.  EMAIL Chuckie at Ceconnor112@hotmail.com for more info about the Wrestling Program.

 

Pro Boxer Tim Witherspoon Jr Tim is an incredible Professional Boxer, he has learned the “sweet science” from the best in the world  and it shows in the ring. His father once Heavyweight Champ of the world Tim Witherspoon Sr has handed down his years of boxing experience to his young prodigy. Tim has an impressive Professional record and has fought around the world.  Tim is one of our fitness trainers and boxing coaches here at MPR.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

jeff cobb JEFF COBB – Japanese JiuJistu and Judo Black Belt / BJJ Brown Belt Coach Jeff Cobb is a First Degree Black Belt (Shodan) with the United States Judo Association, a 2nd Degree Black Belt (Nidan) in Matsukazi Ryu Jiujitsu, and a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu. Coach Jeff is a multiple time gold medalist in various grappling/submission competitions. He holds two Master’s degrees and work as an educational specialist and an antibullying specialist with children K-12. He is a fan of the grappling arts and enjoys working out, coaching, and sharing techniques with the competition team.

 

 

 

Pat SabatiniPAT SABATINI – JiuJitsu Black Belt / Pro MMA Fighter Coach Pat Sabatini is a JiuJitsu Black Belt,  Pro MMA Fighter, CFFC 145lbs Champion, Combat Sambo World Cup Silver Medalist, President’s Cup Winner & former D1 Wrestler from Ryder University.  He is also a Pan Am BJJ Brown Belt Champion. He has many belts and championships in his collection.

 

 

 

Coach Randy RANDY NESBITT Ninjas Kids Coach – Coach Nesbitt has been a student and competitor in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for nearly a decade earning medals in various tournaments. In addition to BJJ, Coach Randy studies Muay Thai and was also a local wrestler from Pennsbury High School. He is currently a 1stgrade teacher for the Neshaminy School District where he has been teaching for 11 years.He began his career as a special education teacher. He specialized in educating autistic and learning support children ages 3-7. Randy heads up our Ninja program. His passion and personal goal is to make each of his students strong mentally, physically, and emotionally. He teaches all the important aspects of a healthy life: positive attitude, respect, healthy eating habits, goal setting, hard work, GRIT no QUIT mindset, and guides his students to always be their best.

 

 

 

17656_1104320696248653_2485018252125223674_nDANIEL MAIRA Junior MMA Kids Coach – Started as A Youth Soccer Coach and Skills Trainer for Yardley Makefield Soccer(YMS).  Worked as a Professional Soccer Freestyler for a handful of companies including Adidas, Nike, Red Bull, Calle, Pele Sports, The Philadelphia Union and many more.  Played to a Semi-professional level in soccer and had pro trials before getting injured and Finally deciding to switch to Jiu-Jitsu Full time once recovered. Traveled all around the United States to learn from the best in the business including current and past world champions as well as learning from the world class coaches here at MPR Endurance to compete at a high level.
Now working at MPR Endurance Full time as a Kids Coach And Personal/ Group trainer.
Running Fitness and Jiu-Jitsu camps for all ages.
Offering lessons for Sport Specific Training, Jiu-Jitsu, Speed and Agility, Pad work, Self Defense, Basic fitness and more!
Youth Soccer Coach and Trainer for 8 years.
Professional Soccer Freestyler for 4 years.
Numerous Coaching Certifications And Diplomas.
IBJJF World Championship Competitor.
IBJJF Pan Am Competitor, Miami & Madrid Open Gold Medal Winner
Grapplers quest Nationals BB Featherweight champion, 3rd place Absolute Division.
Pro grapplers league Superfight Winner.
Multiple time Goodfight BB Champion.
NABJJF international open BB lightweight Champion.
NABJJF international open 2014 BB Absolute champion.
CPR and AED certified.
Presidium training.
EPYSA KidSafe.
PA Police Background check.
FBI clearance Check. Email: danielm@mprendurance.com

11998900_10153642108353257_3958874710453674814_nBootcamp / Fitness COACH Kru Thomas Bailey – Tom has spent years running fitness, strength and weight loss bootcamps and clinics.  Our MPR have reaped the benefits have Thomas as our head fitness coach.  Tom is the owner of Black Ops Fitness Training.  Tom is also ‪‎Kru‬ in the Thai boxing Association from Ajarn Chai Sirisute and has been ‪boxing‬ for 8 years. Coach Thomas has fought in ‪MMA‬ and Muay Thai and is a purple belt in ‪JiuJitsu‬. He has vast knowledge in the stand up arts from Jeet Kune Do, Dutch Thai Boxing, ‪Kempo‬, ‪‎Karate‬, ‪Savate‬, and much much more. Email for private training at baileysworld2421@gmail.com

 

 

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