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AKA Management Team

Mike Swick

Mike Swick

Founder, Co-Owner & CEO

15 career UFC fights Featured on season 1 of the Ultimate Fighter TV Show Featured In Esquire Magazine as a Rising Fitness CEO In Asia Nicknamed Quick after finishing 4 UFC fights in a combined 5:10 One of the original members of Team AKA Has trained in Thailand since ’00 Official trainer on The UFC’s…

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Blair Speers

Blair Speers

Co-Owner

Founder of HotelTravel.com National champion wrestler Expert fight strategist Philanthropist & entrepreneur Blair Speers is an accomplished businessman, online computer marketing expert, travel and hospitality guru, former Canadian national champion wrestler, an expert fight strategist, and now the co-owner of AKA Thailand. He is a multifaceted individual with incredible experience and knowledge in business, making…

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Javier Mendez

Javier Mendez

Co-Owner/Advisor and Founder of AKA

Former World Champion Kickboxer Founder of AKA Head trainer & Coach for Team AKA Official coach on the UFC Ultimate Trainer video game Javier Mendez started training in martial arts in 1978, studying the discipline of Tang Soo Do. Mendez started his kickboxing career in 1985 in exhibition bout against Bill “Superfoot” Wallace, after which…

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Anchalee Tantipoonwinai

Anchalee Tantipoonwinai

Gym Manager

Anchalee Tantipoonwinai is one of the most educated employees at AKA Thailand. The Phuket local earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Management from Western University in Thailand. Formerly a long-time employee of the prestigious Banyan Tree Resort, Anchalee joined the AKA team as the Administration Manager in 2016. Anchalee and her administrative staff keep…

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