Peak Performance Martial Arts Staff, Over 100 Years Combined Experience

MEET OUR PROFESSIONAL STAFF,
OVER 100 YEARS
COMBINED EXPERIENCE

Welcome to Peak Performance Training Center, listed below are the instructors and staff that are here to serve you.
Please feel free to contact any of our staff members via email.  Links are provided below their name.

Master Gary A. Schill
President and Chief Instructor

     Master Schill along with his beautiful wife Paula own and operate Peak Performance Martial Arts, one of the most successful Martial Arts Schools in the country. With more than 39 years of Martial Arts experience, Master Schill has developed an extensive development system based around the traditional values of the martial arts.

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Paula Schill
President and
Chief Operations Officer

   Paula graduated from Concordia Lutheran University with a BA in Behavioral Science Following college Paula worked as the Assistant Director of Brazos County Rape Crisis Center.  There she assisted sexual assault survivors at the hospital and provided counseling to both adolescent and adult survivors. She partnered up with the District Attorney to develop a program educating elementary students on child molestation, prevention and counseling. 

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Kyo Sa Nim Doug Bender
  Internationally Certified Instructor

Mr. Bender grew up all over the country.  As the son of a military officer he has lived in just about all 4 corners of our great nation.  Upon graduating from High School Mr. Bender joined the Army where he served 6 years. When he got out of the Army Mr. Bender went to work for Time Warner Cable where he made his way up to the position of Operations Manager. 
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 Coach Anthony Brown ACE, AFPA

Director of Football Instruction

     Coach Anthony Brown earn All American Honors in Track & Field at the University of Texas at Austin. With more than 30 years experience, Coach Brown has consistently coached more than 20 athletes annually to full ride scholarships in football, track & field, volleyball, gymnastics and much more. His expertise and knowledge will assist your athlete in achieving their current and future training goals

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Kyo Sa Nim Rolling,
Tang Soo Do Instructor
Internationally Certified Instructor

I have lived in the Austin for most of my life with my parents and 3 brothers and sisters. After getting through High School, I attended St. Edwards University and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in History in 2000. After many years of going from job to job, I decided to get my teacher certification.

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Bu Sa Bom Nim Jeromy Raygo
Head Instructor
Internationally
Certified Instructor

Mr. Raygo has trained with Master Schill for more than 13 years. He started at the young age of 7 and has worked through the ranks. Throughout his training Mr. Raygo has competed in a variety of tournaments and has received many 1st place medals.  He also competed in wrestling during his school years.  In 2013 Mr. Raygo tested and earned his International Instructor Certification. In 2014 Mr. Raygo earned his 3rd Degree Black Belt.

Mr. Raygo is an accomplished Martial Artist with a specialty in weapons. At his current training path Mr. Raygo will test for Master Instructor in 2018.

Master Schill is very proud of the young man that Jeromy has become and is living proof of the growth and development path he has built into the curriculum. 

Stay tuned for great things from Mr. Raygo.

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Cartelia Kennedy
After School Enrichment Program
Education Director/Certified School Teacher

Cartelia Kennedy has been an certified educator for 15 years.  The last 11 years I worked here in Leander ISD before moving to Cedar Park. Mrs. Kennedy worked as a teacher for 2 years in Round Rock ISD and 2 years in Austin ISD.  She has a Bachelors in Communication and MA in Teacher Leadership with a K-12 Administration Certification.  At the present time Mrs. Kennedy is  working on a Master of Education as a licensed mental health counselor (LPC).  She loves being a part of the cognitive, social and academic growth that children need to go through to become productive adults.

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Kyo Sa Nim Ken McCracken,
Internationally Certified Instructor

Ken McCracken Graduated from Colorado State University Pueblo with a Bachelor Degree in Mass Communications.  Mr. McCracken went on to a successful career in Television as a photo-journalist for 12 years.  He worked for KEYE News here in Austin as the Chief Photojournalist when he met his wife Julie McCracken.

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Mrs. Kelly Jones,
Certified Instructor
2nd Degree Black Belt

Ms. Jones grew up in Nederland, TX (deep southeast TX).  She spent her summers on her grandparent’s farm and going to church camp (25 yrs. as a camper, counselor and nurse).  Ms. Jones has been happily married since 1996 to her husband Glenn.  The Jones’ have one daughter Mackenzie who is 12 yrs. old and wants to be a Veterinarian.  

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Professor Bruno Guimaraes
2nd Degree IBJJF Black Belt
Head Jiu Jitsu
 


Professor Bruno has been an at
hlete since the age of 7, getting my first graduation in 1983 from the hands of Grand Master Francisco Mansor, the Professor time. Since then, new graduate and awards each year. In 2010, I received a black belt and migrated to Soul Fighters BJJ Academy, under the command of Bruno Mendes Tank and technical supervision of the Master Alvaro Mansor.

Awards:
1 - State Champion Children and Youth: 1993-1995-1996
2- 4x Champion of Mineirinho Circuit FJJD-Rio Jiu-Jitsu (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)

3- Vice Pan American Champion Class - CBJJD 2008
4- Vice Pan American Champion Open Weight - CBJJD 2008
5- State Champion  Masters, 2008 - 2010

6- 3rd place on National Championship - 2009

 

Ms Nadia Sadri
After School Enrichment Program
Assistant

Ms. Sadri is a sophomore at the University of Texas at Austin.  She is studying Classical Studies and plans on pursuing medical school after graduation and becoming an Orthopedic Surgeon.  In the past she has coached youth tennis and worked at a youth summer camp.  She is passionate about kids and ensuring that they understand and reach their full potential.  She has enjoyed her time at Peak Performance and looks forward to getting to know the students better.

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Coach Tabarie Henry
Speed Coach

Tabarie Henry is a four-time NCAA champion at Texas A&M and a semi-finalist in the 400 at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and the 2012 Olympic Games in London. A native of the U.S. Virgin Islands his personal best times of 20.71 seconds in the 200 meters and 44.77 in the 400 meters set the U.S. Virgin Islands national records. Henry’s international career has included a fourth-place finish in the 400 at the 2009 World Outdoor Championships in Berlin, fourth place finish in the 2010 world indoor championships held in Istanbul Turkey, seventh place finalist in 2011 in Daegu , South Korea , sixteenth place finish in 2014 world indoor championship in Sopot Poland , in addition to the two Olympics appearances. Henry competed collegiately at Texas A&M, where he was a significant contributor to the Aggies taking the team titles at the 2010 and 2011 NCAA Outdoor Championships, and Barton County Community College in Kansas where he earned national titles in the junior college rankings. Also was a member of the Texas A&M volunteer coach staff as well one year volunteering with the University of Alabama track team .

Accolades

7x NCAA all American honors

Virgin island record holder (indoor 400m, outdoor 400m, indoor 200m, indoor 600m)

4 x national champion

2x Olympian

2x world outdoor finalist 4th and 7th place

2x world indoor finalist 4th and 16th place

10x BIG 12 All American Honors

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Coach Kristopher Corliss
Wrestling Coach

Coach Corliss is originally from South Dakota.  He played football, basketball, soccer and wrestling.  He wrestled for 14 years and has competed in hundreds of wrestling tournaments starting at the age of 4.  He has won state championships in both wrestling and soccer.  He has served in the United States Army as an Airborne Infantry man for eight in a half years.  He was deployed 3 times in support of both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.  He is currently enrolled in Austin Community College focusing on Applied Science. 

 

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Kyo Sa Nim Justin Mehta
Assistant Instructor

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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