In addition to our full-time instructors (Mac and Angela Danzig) we are very proud to introduce our team of assistant instructors:

Ian Lewis


Ian has been training in the martial arts for over 20 years, with a background in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and American Wrestling.   Before joining Danzig MMA, he trained all over the country and has worked with such names as Royce Gracie, Carlos Machado and Tim Kennedy, among others. 

He is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is currently specializing in teaching Gi Jiu-Jitsu classes here at Danzig MMA.

William Aspen


William Aspen has spent nearly 17 years as a student of the martial arts.  Along the way, teaching and refining what he knows as well as earning a Black Belt in Jeet Kune Do under Jho Moraga.

He is currently a high-level Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Mac Danzig and teaches a portion of the No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu fundamentals classes.

Lucas Givens


Lucas has always been a fan of the fighting arts (Both as a spectator and as a competitor.)

After spending a few years as a Military Unarmed Combat Instructor while stationed overseas in the US Air Force, he spent time practicing Muay Thai in Northern California.

After relocating to Central Oregon, he joined Danzig MMA and began progressing rapidly, eventually becoming one of the best students at our gym.

As an instructor, Lucas currently teaches a portion of the Muay Thai and boxing classes in our striking program.