Our Team

Our Team

Coach Cassius


Meet Coach Cassius, the heart and soul of Merge Combat and Fitness. With an impressive 27 years of training experience, Cassius began his journey in boxing and kickboxing before delving into capoeira for 13 years and now has grown a passion for Jiu Jitsu which he has added to his journey for the past 3 and half years . His passion for martial arts led him to travel the globe, gaining wisdom from Brazil, Europe, and the US. Cassius’s expertise extends beyond coaching; he has also served as the cornerman for MMA Heavyweight Dustin Johnson during his ONE Championship fight. And also serving as a training partner, Corner man for Muay Thai Vet and professional fighter Phil engeroff who boast a record of 46 pro fights .As the visionary owner, Cassius infuses our classes with a unique blend of global knowledge, ensuring every student benefits from his diverse skill set and international perspective.

Coach Phil


Introducing Coach Phil Engeroff, our esteemed Kickboxing veteran hailing from Germany and now lives in Canada. With an impressive track record of 46 professional fights, most of which were contested in Asia, Phil is widely recognized and respected in the field of Kickboxing. His wealth of experience and technical prowess make him a valuable asset to our Kickboxing classes. Phil’s dedication to his craft shines through in his teaching, where he imparts his extensive knowledge to our students, helping them refine their skills and reach new heights in their Kickboxing journey.

Coach James


Say hello to Coach James Sebunyana, our energetic kickboxing force and reigning 147 AMA Kickboxing Champion. With a passion for the sport that ignited in 2010, James has become a hometown hero and an inspiration to our students. His infectious energy permeates the room, creating a vibrant atmosphere in our classes. James’s championship status and dedication to his craft serve as a testament to his expertise. Join his sessions to experience high-octane training and benefit from his guidance as he helps you unleash your full potential in the world of boxing.