Meet Your Officials

We at ISKA recognize the fact that you will be giving your best at this event and we want to give you OUR BEST. The following officials for this event have been hand selected for THE ISKA THAILAND OPEN. We will be offering Official Rules Meetings each and every morning prior to competition opening to ensure that you are fully aware of ALL rules and judging criteria to guarantee fair and honest competition!


Event coordinator - Head of Officials

Muay Thai & Kickboxing official since 2014 (holds 9 certifications)

Veteran of 200+ combat sports events including Glory & Friday Night Fights.

International Tournament experience including Spain, Italy, Thailand, South Korea, Poland, UK and Indonesia.


Event Coordinator - Logistics

Muay Thai & Kickboxing official since 2016 (holds 11 certifications)

Veteran of 200+ combat sports events including Freedom Fighters and Professional Fight League.

International Tournament experience including UK, Thailand, Indonesia and Germany.

Bryan Miner - USA

Course presenter - ISKA MMA

Bio coming soon...

Paul Nicholls - UK

Bio coming soon...

Joseph Wall - USA

ISKA USA Director - Event Logistics

Combat Sports Official since 2013

Veteran of 300+ combat sports events including Bellator, Barstool Sports & Professional Fight League.

International experience at ISKA World Championships

Alexa Marie - USA

ISKA Senior Official

Bio coming soon...

Chase Walden - USA

Professional Muay Thai Fighter who's experience includes Glory, Lion Fight and Channel 13 Thailand.

Muay Thai & Kickboxing Official since 2010

International Officiating in Canada, Wales, Bali & Germany

ISKA TEAM USA Muay Thai Coach For 2023 ISKA World Championships in Munich, Germany

Cory Schafer - USA

ISKA World President

Bio coming soon...

Todd Anderson - Canada

Course Presenter - ISKA MMA

Professional MMA Referee & Judge since 2010

Officiated World Titles for UFC, Bellator & PFL

ABC Conference Instructor

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Blackbelt

Owen Doyle - Ireland

ISKA Senior Official

Bio coming soon...

Scottie Sawade

Officiating Combat sports since 2009

Veteran of over 1000 bouts

International experience including Italy, Guatemala, Thailand, Mexico & Bali

To be announced...

Bio coming soon...

Sagat Phonthawee - Seminar Presenter

YES, He's The man that was the inspiration for the Streetfighter character!

Sagat Petchyindee (สกัด เพชรยินดี; born Wirun Phonphimai (วิรุฬห์ ผลพิมาย) on November 30, 1957), also known as Sagat Phonthawee (สกัด พรทวี), is a Thai former professional boxer, Muay Thai fighter, actor and trainer who is considered one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters of all time. He was a 3 time Lumpinee Champion, 3 time Rajadamnern Champion and Muay Thai and Kickboxing World Champion