Instructors

Meet our team of experienced instructors.

Nick Janowitz

Nick Janowitz Instructor

Nick "The Patriot" Janowitz started wrestling and boxing at 11years old. After winning over 100 varsity matches in high school, he joined the US Navy and was a member of the ALL NAVY Wrestling team.     In 2007 Nick turned Professional as a Mixed Martial Arts Fighter.  In 2010 Nick decided to retire from competition and focus on coaching by opening Patriot Sports an Fitness.  He has coached thousands of athletes ranging from grade school to professional and is currently the strength coach for several local schools and sports clubs.

4-0 Professional MMA Record

All Navy Wrestling Team Member

Sopac Wrestling Team Member

3rd Place AAU Nationals Greco Roman

4th Place AAU Nationals Freestyle

7th Place Sunkist International

4th Place NYAC International

Head Coach IC Wrestling

Strength and Conditioning Coach Chicago Steel Hockey

Strength Coach Chicago Blues Hockey

Coach TESC

 

Jeremy Miller

Jeremy Miller Instructor

Jeremy Miller has been around the martial arts world since he was just 4 years old, starting with Tae Kwon Do.  He received his first black belt when he was 11 and got his second degree blackbelt when he was 14.  Looking to broaden his horizons, Jeremy started training under Nick Janowitz in 8th Grade.  He since become a 3 year varsity wrestler, NAGA Champion, 2-0 in Boxing, 3-0 in Muay Thai and 2-0 in MMA.

Nicole Irion

Nicole Irion Instructor

Nicole has a strong background in multiple sports including volleyball, soccer, basketball and dance. With a strong passion for running, she has completed 3 marathons. Nicole currently coaches track, volleyball and poms. Nicole runs several classes at Patriot including, yoga sculpt, power stretch, and circuit training.

Rod Miotli

Rod Miotli Instructor

Rod is a U.S. Air Force Veteran with a passion for fitness. He started his athletic career with gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and is a National Champion in Shito Ryu karate. Rod is our early morning boot camp instructor.

Tracey Janowitz

Tracey Janowitz Instructor

Co Owner of Patriot Tracey brings a positive up beat energy for all levels. Tracey is a Tabata Certified Instructor. Tracey has personally designed some of Patriots most popular classes like Boxing/Tabata and Cycle 30. A true innovator of the fitness industry Tracey is always finding ways to better her classes each and every time out.

Otto Clark

Otto Clark Instructor

Otto is a well rounded martial artist with over 20 year’s experience.  He began his training in Kyokushin Karate at 15 and obtained a black belt 5 years later. Looking to broaden his martial arts knowledge he began Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under the tutelage of Carlson Gracie where he received his Black Belt in 2011. Always looking to broaden his experience, Otto also began boxing, whereby he succeeded in winning the Chicago Golden Gloves. A dedicated and hard-working professional, Otto brings with him an invigorating passion for the martial arts . He continues to learn, teach and compete.