About Us

What is SBG Whitefish?

From top level professional MMA fighters to elementary school children to middle-aged professionals and stay-at-home moms, people join the tribe at Straight Blast Gym because they want REAL training with REAL results and REAL people. In every program, our innovative curriculum is designed to build skills and help people improve health and wellness. Our coaches are the best in the industry in both teaching, coaching, and making the journey valuable and enjoyable.

Being part of the SBG Tribe makes you a part of a larger worldwide community of Straight Blast Gym International, alongside people of all walks of life in gyms located throughout the US, Canada, Ireland, UK, South Korea, South Africa, Sweden, and Estonia. At the heart of our training is a desire to find what works and train it.

Our Coaches

At SBG Whitefish, our coaches are here to ensure you are on the path you desire to be on. Whether you’re looking to lose a few pounds, learn something new, or become the new Champion. Our coaches who are not only accomplished athletes but make training fun and engaging. Nobody will be more invested in your growth and improvement than an SBG coach.


Daniel di Stefano

Head Coach Daniel di Stefano is a lifelong martial artist and 1st degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Travis Davison. He is a former active competitor in boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts. His passion is teaching combat sports as they apply to fighting. He coaches our Chimps (7 - 9 yrs); Juniors (10 - 12 yrs); Teens (13 - 17 yrs) BJJ; Youth MMA; Adult Combat Athlete BJJ; Boxing; Kickboxing and MMA programs.

Travis Davison

Head Coach Travis Davison is a 3rd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Matt Thornton. He has competed in Pan Ams, Worlds, Grapplers Quest, and Masters Worlds. He coaches to elevate himself and his students to become healthier, happier people. He is the co-host of the Growing Gorillas podcast, and he teaches adult Gi and No Gi Combat Athlete programs and Kids Competition Team.

Kisa Davison

Head Coach Kisa Davison is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Matt Thornton. She is the host of the Growing Gorillas podcast, and she coaches our Spider Monkey (5 - 6 years), and Teens Leadership Program.

Michael Ransom

Coach Michael Ransom is a 1st degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He holds a 2-0 amateur MMA record and a 3-1 Amateur Kickboxing record. Jiu Jitsu has benefited his life in many ways, and he coaches to empower other BJJ students as well. He coaches Striking Foundations, Kids Competition Team, and Adult BJJ No Gi.

Katie Riggles

Coach Kate Riggles is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Travis Davison. She has participated in fitness and boxing competitions as well as four Gorilla Cup tournaments. She coaches to raise her students to be the leaders they have the potential to be. She coaches Micro Monkeys (3-4-year-olds) and Leadership programs.

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Our SBG Locations

SBG Missoula isn’t the only SBG Gym in the state of Montana, we have 3 other locations.

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