Team Leaders

Tier III Fighters

  • Brandon Knight
  • Christopher Gardner
  • Jonathan DeSalvo

Christopher Gardner

Team Officer

Chris has been apart of team since late 2017. He fought in the SCA before coming into the sport.

Tier II Fighters

  • Kris Kody
  • Kyle Adamo

Tier I Fighters

  • Kaitlin Lanning
  • Kaveh Imandoust
  • ​Joe Conaty
  • Jonathan Schinowsky
  • Johnny Gomez
  • Joshua Markell
  • ​Levi Jaen
  • ​Simon Stone
  • Zachary Burge
  • ​Zachary Hart


Kristopher Kody

Assistant Trainer

An HEMA practitioner, Kris has been involved with team since 2016. Kris is our Longswordmen expert.


Jonathan DeSalvo

Team Founder, Manager, Trainer, and Team Captain

Jon was a former fighter in Adrian Empire and Jouster. He has been involved full armored combat since 2015. 

Kyle Adamo

Physical Conditioning Coach and Trainer

Kyle has been involved with team since 2016. He is a personal training instructor, training assistant, and adviser to the team.

Brandon Knight

Team Officer

Gold Medalist in Sword & Shield

Brandon has been involved with the team in 2016. He is one of our officers on the field.

Jonathan Schinowsky

Co-Manager and Coordinator.

Jonathan has involved in the sport in 2016. Since then, Jon has been more involved in helping manage and grow the team.

Orange County Armored Combat Team

Tier IV Fighters