BENJAMIN GARCIA STEPS INTO ROLE OF HEAD COACH FOR P.O.W.
A new chapter in the life of P.O.W. unfolds this year with the promotion of Benjamin Garcia to the role of Head Coach. Garcia, a Marine Corps veteran, served as Assistant Coach for many years. Benjamin brings to P.O.W. MMA-style fitness skill, leadership capabilities and an empathy and deep commitment to veterans and active military. According to P.O.W.’s Founding Head Coach, Todd Vance, Benjamin “started as a beginner student. A couple years later, and a lot of hard rounds, he’s an experienced coach and mentor”.
Benjamin was profiled in 2014 by ABC News Channel 10 for the Salute to Military Heroes Award: Benjamin Garcia. Click the link to watch the video now.
Meanwhile, Todd Vance has joined U.S. Vets, a national non-profit organization that provides housing, employment and counseling services to veterans while maintaining his role as CEO of P.O.W. In Arizona, Vance is “putting the feelers out and assessing the possibility for a new P.O.W. chapter”. Thus far, Vance has received overwhelmingly positive feed back from the veteran and MMA communities there.