Doug is a long-time jiu-jitsu student with a diverse skillset honed through years of heavy work travel and practicing at numerous top-level grappling academies across the country. As the leader of the Thursday and Saturday beginner classes, Doug brings an easy-going demeanor and deep knowledge-base to his instruction. Doug has studied Judo in conjunction with his jiu-jitsu and is our resident guru for history of grappling knowledge and all things traditional. His super-friendly personality and articulate instruction, make his classes a real favorite of all crossroads students. Doug plays guitar and frequents shows of his favorite bands.