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Stephen is a lifelong martial artist, head coach of New York Combat Sambo and a SAG-AFTRA stunt performer. He holds black belts in Tae Kwon Do, Judo, a Master of Sport in Combat Sambo with competition experience in various combat sports. Stephen has coached his team to numerous individual and team titles in various combat sports including Sambo, Combat Wrestling, JiuJitsu, Shuai Jiao, MMA and many others. In addition to coaching his own team, he was on the coaching staff of the 2008 US World Sambo team, 2010 US Team at the British Open Sambo Championships and head coach for the US Combat Wrestling World Teams from 2015 - 2017. Stephen is an Association of Boxing Commissions approved MMA referee & judge and Class A International Referee for the International Combat Wrestling Federation, and has officiated on a world level on multiple occasions. Since 2007 Stephen has trained in Russia and Ukraine on multiple occasions at several prestigious academies and was the co-founder, President and chief official of the American Sambo Association from 2003 - 2015.
Recognized for his expertise, Stephen served as a technical adviser for Human Weapon (History Channel, 2008), the season one finale of Dhani Tackles the Globe (Travel Channel, 2009), where he also appeared as himself, and for Bellator MMA (Spike TV). As a stunt performer, Stephen has been fortunate enough to work on such productions as The Blacklist (NBC), The Punisher (Netflix), Saturday Night Live (NBC) and John Wick: Chapter Two.