Our Coaches

Meet our coaches. Kru Derek Kenney, and Kru Lisa Lynn have many years of experience teaching the art of 8 Limbs.

Kru Derek has been training, and teaching Muay Thai for 20 years. He is one of the head coaches at Burning Spirits Muay Thai. Kru Derek is a student of Kru Eric Karner, and the famous Sityodtong Muay Thai camp in Pattaya, Thailand.

Kru Derek has taught 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 Kru Eric Karner, and the famous Sityodtong Muay Thai camp in Pattaya, Thailand.

Kru Lisa holds the following titles

  • 2016 WKA North American Champion
  • 2017 WKA North American Champion
  • USKA Pro Women’s Muay Thai Champion
  • ISKA Pro Women’s Muay Thai Champion