Professor Andrew McColl is an active competitor on the IBJJF circuit and regularly competes at the highest level. He received his black belt from Toronto BJJ head instructor, Jorge Britto, and has trained under some of the world's best, including Marcelo Garcia, Royce Gracie, and The Mendes Brothers. While pursuing his degree in psychology, he was also a member of York Lions varsity wrestling team, where he received the CIS All-Canadian Academic Award for his excellence in both athletics and academics.
Andrew uses his well rounded knowledge of athletics, grappling, and psychology to accommodate the needs of each individual student. He recognizes that every person has different abilities, goals, and interests and he strives to promote healthy and positive lifestyles to everyone around him.
Coach Jess began her Jiu Jitsu journey under Professor Jorge Britto at Toronto BJJ and is now a brown belt under Professor Andrew McColl. Jess is a registered early childhood educator and has over 15 years of experience in Martial Arts and competes in Jiu Jitsu regularly. Her calm and welcoming demeanour makes our Junior Kids' classes an exciting experience for even the most timid child.
Coach Ricky is a Blue Belt under Professor Andrew McColl at Brampton BJJ. He is an avid competitor, husband, and father. Ricky runs our breakfast BJJ program and teaches our Junior Kids program.
Coach Bryan is a Purple Belt under Professor Andrew McColl at Brampton BJJ and an instructor for our Senior Kids program.
He has been practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for 5 years and has competed and medaled both locally and internationally at various tournaments at both white and blue belt levels.
Bryan's background in high level hockey and career in the military (now retired) has given him a talent for creating a fun and engaging, yet disciplined, class environment.
A member of a proud Jiu Jitsu family, Bryan enjoys training with both of his daughters as well as his wife at the gym.
Coach Herbert is a PurpleBelt under Professor Andrew McColl at Brampton BJJ. Herbert is a first day instructor and beginner class instructor.
Coach Neil is a Purple Belt under Professor Andrew McColl at Brampton BJJ. He is an assistant kids instructor.
Coach Ricardo is a Purple Belt under Professor Andrew McColl at Brampton BJJ. He is an assistant kids instructor.
Coach Lance is a Blue Belt under Professor Andrew McColl at Brampton BJJ. He is an assistant kids instructor.