Dojo Leadership

Chris Snyder

  • Sandan (third degree black belt) 
  • 2002 National Champion 
  • Playing Judo since age six 
  • Teaching kids since teenager 
  • Teaching adults since his early twenties
  • Six years wrestling experience
  • Traveled to Wales to coach a US team 
  • Trained at the U.S. Olympic Training 
  • Center 
    Experienced submission grappler 
  • Helped train Mixed Martial Arts Fighters 
  • Led Judo portion of visually impaired sports camp 
  • Attended clinics and training camps around the world 
  • Won countless tournaments 
  • Placed 5th at 2001 National Championships 
  • Placed 2nd at 2003 National Championships 
  • Played in several U.S. Opens 
  • Ranked up to second on Olympic roster 
  • Competed in North America, South America, and Europe 
  • Placed 2nd at 2005 Gracie nationals

Nate DeCamp

  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt under Kroyler Gracie since 2014
  • Judo black belt (USJA) since 2011
    Over eleven years combined grappling experience
  • Experienced children’s Judo instructor for over four years
  • Two years running the adult Judo program at Kroyler Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
  • Experienced competitor, playing in over thirty tournaments and placing in all but three
  • Over ninety grappling matches in Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu combined
  • Four time Judo champion
  • Five time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion including IBJJF Chicago Absolute Champion

Nate Carango

With more than two decades of experience, Nate’s spent a good portion  of his life on wrestling mats.  Nate wrestled for Lawton High School  from 2007-2011, during which time he became the youngest team captain  and earned several scholarships. Nate began MMA and kickboxing training  at Snyder Dojo in 2012.