About The Gym

Owner/Head Coach, Marc Giordano

Marc has over twenty years experience in martial arts, and throughout that time has been an avid combat sports competitor. Marc is a veteran in competition in the following disciplines; folkstyle, frestyle, greco roman wrestling, brazilian jiu jitsu, judo, Tae Kwon Do (WTF style), Muay Thai, SanDa, and MMA. 

Marc holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do under the World TKD Federation, is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under professor Pedro Lois (Owner of Alliance BJJ Rio San Preto, Brazil), and has experience as a  wrestling coach at the varsity level for his alma mater New Hartford High School from 2009-2011. 

Marc initially founded SPI Combat inside the Field of Dreams in September of 2014, before transitioning to today's Utica Combat Athletics in July of 2015 and is still going strong today.