Coach Darren Desalvo
hometown: Luling, Louisiana
Coach Darren Desalvo (2nd degree black belt under the legendary Jean Jacques Machado) and a brown belt in Judo. After nearly 16 years of training Darren’s passion for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu lead to the opening of Cyclone Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu where he coaches over 150 members. Coach Darren is also catch wrestling coach and is the kids team Captain and board member for Team Snakepit. Coach Darren wrestled in high school and played Judo as a kid until he found his passion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Coach Darren competed in many Jiu-Jitsu and grappling competitions and now coaches at Bayou Elite Wrestling Club where he assists in day to day operations and coaching.