Rey Rodriguez

Rey Rodriguez

MMA and Muay Thai Coach

US Army Officer Veteran

Graduated at the top of my graduate class earning my MBA in Business in 14 months.

Most successful MMA coach in San Antonio with a record of 32-4. Head Coach to Pro MMA Fighter Roy Sarbia.

Fight Choreographer for the movie Elite which won several national and European awards and I starred in the movie as well.


Earned my Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blackbelt in 6 years.

Most successful MMA Coach in the area with a 32-4 Coaching Record.

Trained and Coach The #1 Ranked Amateur MMA Champion Roy Sarabia with a 13-1 record and holder of 5 Division Championship Belts at 145lbs.

Hayastan MMA Certified Coach under Gokor.

MMA Conditioning Coach and also the only MMA Coach to have 3 fighters signed to Combate Americas with fight contracts.

About Coach

I am a nerd and I enjoy being a nerd. When I was in 3rd grade I was moved to 6th grade. The kids were bigger than me and I was picked on all the time. One day I was walking home and I was beaten up by six kids. My parents were going thru a divorce and when my mom came home from teaching and she saw me beat up and she took me to my first martial arts training school. I trained until I was 18 and fought in local and regional tournaments and remained undefeated in kickboxing. I joined the Army and eventually became a US Army Officer stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas with the 1st Cavalry Division. I left the Army in 1994 and started training martial arts and became an MMA coach when I opened Dominion MMA in 2009.

Turning Point

My turning point: I was stuck behind a desk job and I hated it. I quit, left everything behind, and started an MMA school. All I had was passion and a deep desire to prove to everyone that I could do. The journey has been exhilarating and I would not change a thing.

Motivation & Passion

I love to coach. I love to motivate. I love to change people's lives. Give me a problem and I will figure out a solution. Tell me no and I will eventually find a yes. This is all I do every day!

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