Coach Troy Mercer

AGAs Owner/Principle Instructor, Troy Mercer has been named the new Head Wrestling Coach of Dallas Christian School. He is a recent Graduate of Lyon College with a Bachelors of Science in Business Management and Alum of Rockwall Heath HS. Troy is a decorated college and high school wrestler, applying his skills, confidence and discipline learned in wrestling to become a successful Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. Troy is still active in competition and continues to strive for success. 

College: Senior Season 2016-17; record: 30-8

  • NAIA National Wrestling Tournament Top 16 Finish
  • NAIA Mid-West Regional Runner-up
  • American Mid-West Conference (AMC) Champion
  • AMC 1st Team All-Conference

High School:

  • 2012 UIL Texas Wrestling State Runner-up
  • 2012 UIL Texas Baseball State Champion Team
  • 2011 Super 32 National Wrestling All-American
  • 2011 UIL Texas Wrestling State 3rd place finish

Jiu-Jitsu: Blue Belt

  • IBJJF No-Gi American Nationals 3rd place finish
  • Multiple IBJJF and other tournament medals


Coach Major Dodge 

Helping make Grappling become Generational

AGA’s Rockwall-Heath Elite Youth Head Coach, Major Dodge is a former college wrestler and MMA fighter. He’s an accomplished actor-producer with several projects under his belt. Major is excited to share his knowledge, skills and technique with the wrestling community.

Major wrestled for New Albany High School, IN before heading off to the University of Indianapolis to compete at the collegian level. He continued to use the skill set he developed to fight MMA.


 Assistant Coach Troy Silver

AGA Guest Instructor, TBD


 Guest Coach Jordan Rogers

AGA Guest Instructor, TBD

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Guest Coach Arman Mansouri

AGA Guest Instructor, Arman Mansouri is a current wrestler for Lyon College and Alum of Wylie High. He’s working on his Bachelor’s degree. He had a successful high school career and is growing his college resume. He will assist when he is available.

Guest Coach

JB Bechtloff

AGA Instructor, JB Bechtloff is a current wrestler for Division II New Mexico Highlands University and Alum of Plano High. He’s a senior working on a Master’s in Exercise Science. JB is a Purple Belt, Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu specialist who started wrestling late in his high school career; using his BJJ skills and discipline to launch him into college wrestling. JB is still active in competition and is excited to share his knowledge, skills and technique.