About the team
Connor "The Contender" BrittanBorn and raised in Virginia Beach, VA, Connor “The Contender” Brittan graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with his Bachelor’s in history and a Master’s in teaching. Connor played college soccer, trains Muy Thai, and has always had a passion for sports and fitness. Connor loves to motivate and train others to improve their health and overall fitness. Always positive and enthusiastic, Connor will make sure you become more fit and develop your kickboxing skills, all while having fun!
Ed "The Warrior" RaihanEd "The Warrior" Raihan come to 9Round with over 12 years of experience in martial arts. Ed is an internationally recognized Tae Kwon Do black belt, and his diverse background stems from Tae Kwon Do, American Kickboxing, and Krav Maga. He is also a Gold Medalist in Tae Kwon Do sparring, form, and board breaking in upstate New York. He trains people of all fitness levels to fight through their weakest point. Anyone that knows Ed will tell you, he lives with passion, both at work and in life. Being a fighter, he has a competitive spirit. One of his favorite quotes is "work hard until you no longer have to introduce yourself."
Sebastian "Southpaw" CepedaSebastian “Southpaw” Cepeda comes to 9Round straight out of the United States Navy. His favorite aspect of the military was being able to motivate and push others both physically and mentally, which he now continues to do through 9Round. Sebastian has been boxing since the age of 12 and participated in several amateur boxing tournaments in his home town of Chicago. He firmly believes that through exercise, all of us can discover strengths that we never even knew we had, which is why he pushes himself and those around him.