Derek Heckel – new wrestling coach at Phuket Top Team
The newest addition to Phuket Top Team MMA training camp in Phuket is Coach Derek Heckel.
Derek is the new wrestling coach at PTT and brings a wealth of experience to the team.
Began wrestling at 5 years of age
1200+ wrestling matches
Kids National Champion
Multiple X’s State Champion
High School State Champion
High School All American
Nationally ranked Collage Recruit
2008 Team Kansas national freestyle team member
NJCAA collegiate All American
Division 1 recruit (Oklahoma University)
Experienced Wrestling coach for elite level wrestlers & pro MMA fighters from the USA to Australia & now Thailand.