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Our Team

You will be learning from world class instructors


Ryan Roach

Ryan is a 1st Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and owner of the Legacy Martial Arts Academy. Ryan manages the daily operations of the academy and oversees our BJJ affiliate program. He is also an active IBJJF competitor.

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Roberta is a professional MMA fighter and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor. She is a 2nd Degree BJJ Black Belt. Roberta is a full-time BJJ, Muay Thai, and MMA Coach at Legacy.


Roberta Samad


Ben Schroeder

Ben Schroeder is a 1st Degree BJJ Black Belt and is a coach for our Kids & Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu programs. Ben is an active competitor & is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Cincinnati.


Luke Schroeder

Luke Schroeder is a 1st Degree BJJ Black Belt and is a head coach for our Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program. Luke recently retired from the United States Air Force and currently works for the Department of Defense.


Rob Arnett

Rob is a BJJ Black Belt. In 2021, Rob was a Nogi World Champion and was the #1 ranked Brown Belt in the world.


Mandy Roach

Mandy is a BJJ Purple Belt and is a coach for our Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program. She is a No-Gi Pan-American Champion and 3x Pan-American Medalist. Mandy is a Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Police Jiu-Jitsu instructor.


Dan Tidyman

Dan is a Black Belt in Judo and a Purple Belt in BJJ. Dan is a head coach for our Judo program and Kids BJJ Program.


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