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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Min Thein leads graphic design for AFL. under Alchemy Influence.
Director of Content | Lead Photographer
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.
Joey grew up in Boston’s hardcore punk scene and fronted the popular straight edge band Righteous Jams. When he moved to NYC, he worked as a busboy at Ian Schrager’s Rose Bar where he would later become the resident Saturday night DJ.
As his DJ career developed, he discovered Muay Thai and began training and competing under coaches Dave Wai Moy and Drew Rivera. A team widely respected for their ability to produce champions, they propelled Joey to become an amateur junior welterweight champion at New York’s Friday Night Fights.
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.