Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Real-Estate Investor; Retired US Army (Captain), Master of Criminal Justice Degree, New Mexico State University. Served as a US Border Patrol Agent, El Paso, TX. Over 34 years of Martial Arts Experience. Coach Moralez competed and coached in the arts of Boxing (USA Boxing Silver Level Coach, USA Boxing Bronze Clinician), Jujitsu (Jujitsu America Brown Belt), Judo (USJA Brown belt), and MMA. Also a practitioner of Muay Thai and Wrestling. Competed on the Fort Bliss and New Mexico National Guard Army Combatives teams; 2008 National Combatives Champion, 170lb, Ft. Benning Ga.
Comes from a family of boxers and has earned himself the reputation of a talented boxing trainer. Served 24 years as a firefighter with the Las Cruces Fire Department and has 54 years total experience in the world of boxing. Has trained several young boxers who have excelled in the art, such as former WBA light middleweight champion Austin Trout, former IBF featherweight champion Jennifer Han, and her brother, professional boxer/kickboxer Abraham Han. Inducted into the Hall of Fame within he following states: CA, NM, and TX. Notably, Louie fought Hector "Macho" Camacho and was twice victorious against former boxer and current trainer, Freddie Roach. Roach is among the best internationally known trainers and has trained boxers such as Manny Pacquiao, Oscar De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and coached the likes of MMA UFC Champion and Hall of Famer Georges St. Pierre. Louie has also worked and trained under Angelo Dundee (who trained the likes of Mohammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, and George Foreman), and Jessi Reid (who trained the likes of Roger Mayweather, Mike Tyson, and Johnny Tapia). Louie has earned himself the reputation as being one of the Southwest’s best trainers and continues to contribute to combat sports and to his family’s legacy.
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Esai is the Head Wrestling Coach and is a life-long resident of Las Cruces, New Mexico. Coach "E" Wrestled out of Las Cruces High School, under the legendary coaches Kevin Marks and the Nevarez family. Coach E is training full-time out of Wild West Martial Arts & Fitness and is a full-time competitor in all aspects of combat sports. He was 2017 District Runner up and 2020 Greater Southwest Nationals Runner up. Coach E believes that, being a lighter weight guy his whole life especially helps him to understand and relate to the mobility and related techniques necessary to teach kids to excel and become successful wrestlers.
Isaac (Ike) Hernandez
Ike is a US Army Veteran and a USJA Judo Brown Belt (Ikkyu). He began training in Judo, Jujitsu, and Kickboxing in 2001; Has competed in local and regional Judo and Jujitsu competitions. He enjoys continuing to learn and teaching the art of Judo to people of all ages and levels of experience.
Dante began training in Judo and Jiujitsu at the age of 3 years old and began competing in both arts by the age of about 5. He began training in boxing at the age of 8 and recently competed at the 2023 Regional Silver Gloves, in Compton CA. Dante currently holds a purple belt in Judo and is a Varsity Wrestler and Honor Roll student at Organ Mountain High School.
Coach Tanya has been committed to fitness for 10+ years, specifically working with cardio and high intensity workouts. Tanya has 3 boys who are also very active. She prides herself in managing a work-life balance, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle by working out and eating right. Tanya holds both Health Coach and Life Coach Certifications, giving her the expertise and knowledge to deliver personalized instruction. She is excited to celebrate and work with you, as you work toward and accomplish your specific fitness goals.
Thank you to all our volunteers!
You are greatly appreciated!
- Sarah Moralez
- Marty Martinez
- Jaime Sanchez;
US Army Veteran
- Joaquin Pollorena