Troy Straith – Owner/Chief Instructor
Troy Straith founded Evolution BC in 2001 and soon after Krav Maga BC as its premier Self Defence program. Troy started his training with Krav Maga Worldwide in 2003 and served on their Advisory Board for 3 years. In 2009 he became Canada’s first Krav Maga Alliance Black Belt instructor under Chief instructor John Whitman and is a member of the Krav Maga Alliance Training Team, an elite group of Krav Maga instructors from around the world chosen to train new instructors. Troy is a 4th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, L1 CrossFit Trainer, CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting Coach, NCCP Olympic Weightlifting Coach and a 4 time CrossFit Games competitor.
Lance Connelly – Lead Instructor
Sam Bakos began training Krav Maga in 2013 and was immediately taken in by the system’s practical efficiency. A dedicated athlete, Sam can be found on the training floor most days either teaching or training. In February 2016 he completed his Level One Instructor Certification in Los Angeles at the Krav Maga Alliance Training Center, and has since been teaching classes with the hopes of inspiring others with the same passion and commitment to the system he feels. Sam supplements Krav Maga with Power Lifting, and has enjoyed the resulting increases to his strength and conditioning in training.