Jim Glasgow Owner & Founder Chicago Muay Thai Kickboxing Club

Jim has over 25 years experience training in Muay Thai  (1994).  Jim founded Chicago Muay Thai in April 2011.

Jim has coached thousands of Muay Thai fighters and students including 

6 National Champions and 2 Pro Fighters.

Glory Kick Boxer 

Ryot Waller (since 2008)

UFC Fighter-  Razak Al- Hassan

Martial Arts Experience

  • Trained in Thailand  since 1999
  •  Rompo Mansion Bangkok  
  •  Tiger Muay Thai  Phuket
  •  Dragon Muay Thai Phuket
  • Former competitive Bare Knuckle Fighter (5 years) 
  • 2001  Shidokan Middleweight Team Champion.
  • 1998 Shidokan Cup 2nd place . 
  • Black Belt Shidokan Full contact bare knuckle Karate (18 yrs)
  • Brown Belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 

                    (11 yrs)

  • Wrestled Jr High/ High School  1977- 1982 
  • Coached Muay Thai by Wayne Gregory ,the First American to win in Old Lumpinee Stadium and Pat White (5 time National Shidokan Champion)

Ryot Waller


Professional Glory Kickboxing Fighter .
2019 National Heavyweight Champion (A class)
Over 10 years experience
Professional Muay Thai & Professional MMA Fighter
CFL Light Heavyweight Champion


Kru Chai

 Kru Chai has been training in various martial arts for over 39 years. Combined with his law enforcement background  and training in numerous disciplines, he has a wide array of knowledge to share. Kru Chai is 100% Thai,  first generation born here. He has been in the martial arts since he was 8 starting in Tae Kwon Do and Muay Thai since he was 16. Certified Full Instructor under United World Muay Thai Association under Kru Vut Kamnark, He hopes to be able to share his passion,  knowledge of Muay Thai, and his culture to help grow the Muay Thai community here at Chicago Muay Thai Kickboxing. 

Mazen Rimawi

Revgear 2019 National Welter Weight Champion.

Over 8 year Experience. Mazen made his first training trip to Thailand in 2018 training at Tiger Muay Thai and Phuket Dragon Muay Thai.
Mazen competes in both National and local events.


Mike Hoffman

7 years experience former competitive fighter and coach.Mike had an extensive background in Kung F u prior to training Muay Thai


Chris Ortiz

Over 35 years of Martial arts training 

Former competitive bare knuckle Fighter (7 yrs)

Certified Personal Trainer (CMOFIT)

Coach of Professional Glory Kickboxer Ryot Waller


John Welch

A former competitive fighter. John has coached numerous pro fighters including Pro Bellator professional fighter Mike Delegate. 


Michelle Keim

Michelle has over 12 years experience

Undefeated  as  a fighter


Jon Ruiz

Jon is the 2019 National Super Lightweight  TBA Champion . 

2019 WMO Winner 

Undefeated Fighter at 6-0

Over 7 years experience


Alex Hernandez is the 2019 Bantam Weight National Champion.

Clayton Newmiller

Clayton has over 6 years experience and currently competes.


Andre Findley

Andre has 5 years experience and currently competes in both National and Local Muay Thai tournaments. 2019 Revgear Tournament Finalist