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LOCATION: 48 Plaza Drive
Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103

About Us

Michael McGrath
Head Coach

Education

2004 – Masters – Virginia Commonwealth University
2000 – Undergraduate – Virginia Tech

Certification & Licenses
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Postgraduate Teaching License: Specific Learning Disabilities, K-12
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Early Intervention Professional
  • Wilson Reading System- Level 1
  • Woodcock Johnson Tests of Achievement-IV
Work Experience (Over 15 years of special education experience)
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Private Tutor
  • Paraprofessional
  • Therapeutic Recreation Aide
  • After School Program Director for children with Autism grades K-2
Other Information
  • Married with 1 child (son age 1)
  • Born and raised in Richmond, VA
  • Assistant Children’s coach at Revolution Brazilian Jiu Jits
  • Hobbies- Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, fishing, mountain biking, hiking

Fletcher Hamblen
Head Coach

Education

B.S. – Accounting/Business Administration – Washington & Lee University

Work Experience
  • 1986 – 1988 – Price Waterhouse – Auditor
  • 1988 – 1992 – Richmond Memorial Hospital – Controller
  • 1998 – 2000 – Chesapeake Capital – Hedge Fund Sr. Analyst
  • 2001 – 2004 – Rhino Financial Corp – Hedge Fund Analyst and Trader
  • 2004 – Present – River City Youth Fitness – Owner and Coach
  • http://www.rcyf.com

Other Information
  • 4 Children (3 boys and 1 girl)
  • Married over 25 years (50 Billable hours)
  • Born and raised in Texas
  • Hobbies include – any shooting sports, exercise/fitness
  • Wrestled in High School, Marathons and Triatholons as an adult

Reason for our subtle western/cowboy theme in the gym

The “Cowboy Image” is uniquely American. What is most celebrated from that image is a person who blazed his own trail, worked with what he had to improve his own fortune, protected those who needed it and lived by a code that included hard work and integrity.