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Coach VanCaeseele

Assistant Coach - Youth BJJ

Born in Yorkton and raised in Regina Coach Erick Boxed at Regina Boxing Club at a young age but truly began his martial arts journey in 2016. He met Coach Kelcey in June 2016 and moved back to Yorkton and then to Saltcoats, SK. Coach VanCaeseele has always had a passion to learn Jiu Jitsu never stepped through the doors until his son began training at YMATC (Little Ninjas, now TKD and BJJ).

Started Training- 2016

Started Instructing ​- September 2023

Ranks/ Certifications

  • Blue Belt BJJ (Infight)

  • SMAA - Level 1 coaching

  • SaskSport - Respect in Sport - SRC-13893453-1-P3Y

​Other Styles

  • Kickboxing

  • MMA

  • Boxing

  • Wrestling

​YMATC Programs Assisting

  • Youth BJJ


  • Blue Belt - March 4, 2024

  • Established Absolute BJJ - Cote, Roblin & Tootinaowaziibeeng FN

  • SMAA Provincials 2023 - Silver Gi (Blue Belt)

  • CopaSask 2023 - Silver No Gi, Bronze Gi

  • Queen City Open 2023 - Silver Gi & Gi Absolute

  • CINCO - Super fight Champion

Coach VanCaeseele
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