Danny Millraney has been coaching at MMA Stop Fitness since its inception in April of 2011. Appointed by Clay Guida himself as head coach and head trainer, Danny brings 10+ years of experience in multiple disciplines including Boxing, Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai and submission grappling.

Holding a brown belt as well as being backed by his certification under Greg Jackson himself in MMA Coaching, Danny’s skill set and knowledge have helped MMA Stop Fitness develop into one of the most elite training facilities in Illinois.

Danny’s leadership has been second to none as MMA Stop Fitness has been able to watch their guests achieve their fitness goals as well as witness their professional and amateur fighters rise to the top in the sport. 


With a Personal Training Certification under Kevin Kearns (Burn with Kearns education & training), Danny has established a huge following of clients; men, women and children, who have a goal to get in the best shape of their life using MMA disciplines. Danny’s philosophy is simple:

“You don’t have to be a fighter to train like  one”



Assistant Coach

Mike is an American Mixed Martial Artist with seven years training experience. He fought as a Featherweight in the International Fight League and Bellator and compiled a 12-3-1 professional record.  A high-school wrestler, Mike joined the Marines and started MMA training while stationed in California, and won several expert Grapplers Quest tournaments.  Additionally, Mike has expert tournament wins in NAGA, ISWA, and SoCal Pankration.  Mike now trains with Team Curran MMA in Crystal Lake, Illinois with fighters such as Jeff Curra, Pat Curran and Bart Palaszewski.  He is also a member of the MMA Stop Fitness Fight Team and is an instructor for various MMA disciplines at MMA Stop Fitness. 



Rob hails from Lockport, Illinois and has been teaching Muay Thai at MMA Stop Fitness since the doors opened in April 2011.  He brings years of experience in multiple disciplines including muay thai and kickboxing.  Rob is an MMA Fighter who currently has 13 wins at the professional level since turning pro in 2008.  He has many notable tournament wins in his career including the IKF North Central Regional Championship, the WAKO/Kick International U.S. National Championship and the Cage Rage Indiana Open Weight Tournament.  Rob has won 4 out of his last 5 professional MMA fights all in the past year finishing his opponents by 1st round KO in each.  He is a member of both Team GZMMA and MMA Stop Fitness fight teams.  “The Destroyer” is waiting for you to join his team!!