Born and raised in Rossland, Greg recently moved back to his hometown after living abroad for the past 14 years.
He started doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in January of 2010 while living in Shanghai, China under Stanley Tam and Ryan Melchiano at Shanghai BJJ.
At the end of 2010, Greg moved to Vancouver where he continued his training at North Vancouver BJJ under Gracie Jiu Jitsu black belt Marc Marins.
Greg has been fortunate to take part in high level Brazilian Jiu Jitsu seminars which include Royce Gracie, Ryron Gracie, Leo Viera, Alberto Crane, Rafael Lovato Jr., Tony Eduardo Lima as well as training at Marcelo Garcia's gym in New York.
He received his blue belt from Stanley Tam and Tony Eduardo Lima in 2012 while visiting Shanghai.
He was awarded his purple belt in 2015 by Marc Marins.