Coaches

Kru Derek has 20 years of experience training, and coaching Muay Thai. He is a head trainer at Burning Spirits Muay Thai. Derek is a student of Kru Eric Karner, and the famous Sityodtong Muay Thai camp in Pattaya, Thailand.

Kru Derek has trained multiple accomplished, and champion fighters. His dream to honor his teachers, and teach the Sityodtong style has been realized with the opening of Burning Spirits Muay Thai Boxing.


Kru Lisa is a head trainer at Burning Spirits Muay Thai. She is an accomplished fighter and coach, known for her fierce, forward pressure fighting style. Many of her wins have been by overwhelming her opponent..

With many years of experience in the ring, and teaching, Lisa has a wealth of knowledge she shares with her students. Kru Lisa is a student of the famous Sityodtong Muay Thai camp in Pattaya, Thailand.

Kru Lisa holds the following titles

  • WKA North American Champion
  • 2016 WKA North American Champion
  • USKA Pro Women’s Muay Thai Champion
  • ISKA Pro Women’s Muay Thai Champion