An avid skater, Marcos is also a born teacher. Besides actually teaching at St. Thomas Aquinas high school, Marcos is the second most relied on teacher after Master Marcus. He teaches both children and adults, and works with students at the academy around the clock. His patience and positivity are infectious and he takes great pride in building up his students’ sense of confidence. He sees Jiu-jitsu as a way to deal with personal obstacles and approaches teaching as process of personal development–both for himself, and the students he teaches. He is currently a Jiu-jitsu Brown Belt.