Meet the Team

Northern Kings is owned  by Craig Jose one of the North East's most decorated muay thai and kick boxing fighters with notable opponents such as Superbon and Saiyok. In 2013 Craig and Linda husband and wife team started Northern Kings Gym bringing with them a wealth of muay thai, coaching and martial arts experience. Since then they have built a team of reputable coaches and ranked fighters competing on the world stage and on notable promotions such as One Championship, Enfusion and Victory Promotions to name a few. 

Meet the coaching team below....

Craig Jose

Head Coach & Owner

Linda Jose

 Coach & Safeguarding Officer

Kat Milligan

Coach & Nutrition

Jack Bullock

 Coach & Massage

Aaron Shiels

Brazilian Ju-Jitsu

Jake Thirlaway

Muay Thai & Kickboxing

Steve Priestly

Muay Thai & Kickboxing

James Carss

Yi Quan, Muay Thai

& Boxing

Harry Purvis


Fred Peregrino