was raised by caring educators and began teaching complex motor skills like swimming at the age of 12. He graduated from LSU College of Education in 2000 with a B.S. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Human Movement studies and a minor in Psychology. Robbie has had the honor to spend time with LSU interning as a Strength & Conditioning Coach under the tutelage of Tommy Moffitt. Robbie is a Professional member of the National Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association & is the Strength & Conditioning coach to many of our Gracie United MMA Fighters and Jiu Jitsu competitors. He is a Brown Belt and has been studying Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Professor Rafael Ellwanger since January of 2009. He is multiple time Louisiana and Mississippi State Champion. In 2014 Robbie competed in the IBJJF Masters World Championships in Long Beach, California and finished with the Silver Medal. As of January 2015, he is ranked in the Top 10 in the World. Robbie is passionate about sharing his love of BJJ to the community of Ascension Parish and creating a wholesome family environment of personal development & growth for all his students.
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