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AFL is an Amateur only promotion for Muay Thai. AFL's vision is to grow the sport of Muay Thai by providing a transitional layer for pre-professionals in the sport. Serving first timers to advancing athletes along their path to begin professional careers, AFL will inspire, empower and connect all facets of the Muay Thai community starting with the individual. 

Kit Yeung

Chief Executive Officer

Kit has been practicing martial arts since 2008. He has a background in Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He has competed in amateur Muay Thai and MMA competitions. Kit owns and operates 6 Muay Thai Gyms in NYC. 


Sean Hinds

Executive Director - Fighter Management

Sean’s Muay Thai career spans over 20 years. He is a three-time WBL Super Middleweight WorldChampion and FNF Middleweight Champion. Sean founded Hinds Combat Sports with co-founders Kit, David, and Moy. 


Nida Taylor

Chief Brand Officer  

Nida Taylor is an Asian American businesswoman based in Southeast Asia who has a strong passion for growing the sport of Muay Thai.  She is currently an Advisor and Executive Director for Ichor Global Myanmar, a private investment holding company based in Singapore with investments in a diverse portfolio of aviation, spirits, trade, agriculture, fashion, media and entertainment. 


Justin Kwan

Chief Business Officer

Justin has consulted for Professional Muay Thai and Sanshou promotions. Prior to AFL, Justin spent a decade in client operations and commercial functions in Fashion and Technology. He holds various Strategic Growth roles and on the Advisory Board of the Lubin School of Business, Jubilee, Fashion Snoops, SJ Group, and LunaBound, a publishing company.



David Chan

Chief Finance Officer 

David worked 11 years in Cash Management for Toyota and Rakuten Inc. and served in the United States Marines. He started Muay Thai training in 2009, and opened up his first Muay Thai gym in 2013. He currently owns and operates 6  Muay Thai gyms in NYC.


Nyo Win

From creating short, humorous videos to producing heart-touching films, Terry is recognized and praised for his versatility in making creative content.  He is currently the managing director of Alchemy Influence, an entertainment company based in Myanmar. 

Director of Marketing


Joel Estevez

Executive Matchmaker

Joel embarked on his Muay Thai journey in 2010. A contender in the NY Muay Thai scene, he concluded his fighting career in 2016 with an impressive 11-4 record. Since 2012, he's been dedicated to coaching fighters, both amateur and professional. Having an extensive background in Muay Thai, he's excited to use his experience and connections to help AFL achieve new heights!

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Min Thein Kyaw

Min Thein leads the graphic visuals for AFL under Alchemy Influence.

Content Developer

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Bunny Phyoe 

With a unique sound of Pop and R&B, Bunny Phyoe, is a singer, songwriter, actor, producer and entrepreneur based in Yangon, Myanmar. Bunny has over 2 Million Followers. Bunny designs all of AFL's merchandise. 

Creative Director


Evan Gurman

Event Photographer

Hi, I'm Evan! During the day I'm an accountant but at night I am a Muay Thai student and photographer for the AFL. Follow me to see my photos from the sidelines and the stories we create with the AFL. 

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Jeff Chu

Jeff has 12 years of experience in the sports marketing/production industry. He has helped both athletes and brands create organic engagement online. He was the Athlete Director for Musclepharm HQ and has done brand strategy for ADCC. He has shot for and published in Sports Illustrated, UFC, The New Yorker, The Cosmopolitan. When not shooting, you can find him on the mats training and teaching BJJ at Hinds Combat Sports. 

 Director of Content | Lead Photographer

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Joey Contrada

Joey’s DJ sets are known for their high energy, variety, pop culture references and humor.  His other residential clients include the Warrior’s Cup, Socio, and Related Management Company.  He is currently a coach at King’s Combat Fitness in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  His unique instruction style was recently featured in the book “The Real Work : On the Mystery of Mastery” by New York’s most beloved best selling author, Adam Gopnik.

Head DJ

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