Meet the IQ Coaches

              Lowell Anderson

            Lowell Anderson

               Shawn Henebry   

             Shawn Henebry   

Lowell Anderson: Adult Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Instructor

Lowell Anderson is a third degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. He competed in the UFC in the light weight division. An expert in hand-to-hand combat and edged weapons self-defense, Lowell started training with the world famous Gracie family and became one of their only certified instructors. Lowell represented the Gracies in the "Open Challenge" matches, where he was undefeated.

Lowell has trained military special forces, elite government agencies, and police units in defense and combat techniques. He has trained stunt men, actors, UFC fighters, worked with Global Studies Group (GSGI) as a grappling and edged weapon instructor, served as head instructor to Emerson Knives, and was featured in the grappling DVD series, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu A-Z.

Lowell is dedicated to making the people he works with the best they can be.

Shawn Henebry: Adult and Kids Wrestling Coach, Strength and Conditioning Coach

Shawn is a 3 time Veterans Freestyle National Champion, 2 time Greco All American, and member of the USA Veterans World Team where he competed in Greece.

He grew up in San Jose where he was a 3 time state qualifying wrestler in High School. He continued his pursuit of success at West Valley College where he led the Vikings as team captain, most outstanding wrestler, and received Junior College All American and Academic All American Honors. He attended Cal State Fullerton where he competed and placed in numerous Division 1 tournaments as the Team Captain, and received Academic All American honors.

Shawn has 20 years of experience as a high school and college wrestling coach, and has individually coached many athletes and MMA fighters. His successes include 7 CCS champions, 1 high school state champion, and numerous freestyle and Greco state champions and placers.

Shawn teaches all ability levels from beginner to advanced, and embraces the process of learning.

 

              Christie Henebry    

            Christie Henebry    

Christie Henebry: Strength and Conditioning Coach

Christie Henebry has 17 years of experience working with athletes, teams, and individuals who want to get in shape. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science and a Masters degree in Leadership, and is currently a Physical Education Teacher and Weight Training Instructor at Branham High School. She has developed and instructed a Sports Weight Training Program which combines sports specific training for each athlete with motivational tools for success in athletics and life. She has extensive experience as an athletic trainer, personal trainer, and head coach for Cross Country and Track and Field. Christie also works as a motivational speaker for coaches seeking successful programs. Christie can help you to see your dreams, create goals, and make your dreams a reality.

 

                Elias Anderson

              Elias Anderson

Elias Anderson: Kid's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor

Elias Anderson is a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. He has several years of experience coaching children in BJJ. He makes his classes both motivational and fun, while helping kids to develop their skills in a safe and comfortable atmosphere.