For Immediate Release:
UMMAF is very excited to announce the addition of Tom Kilkenny to our team as the Northeast Regional Director! Tom’s addition will facilitate the return of UMMAF and KICK International to the NE region. Tom’s addition also provides UMMAF and promoters with an experienced regulator in the Northeast region to assist in bring stability and safety to the sports of Kickboxing, Muay Thai and MMA. Read Tom’s bio below.
Tom Kilkenny has been in the martial arts community for over 30 years, practicing Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Boxing and Wrestling for many years. Tom was born and raised on Long Island ( Plainedge ) and Queens ( Howard Beach ) and currently resides in the Hudson Valley ( Hopewell Jct ) NY. Tom is married to Felecia, his wife for over 20 years and has 2 amazing children Son Lorenzo also an ABC and Big Dan Certified Official and Daughter Chase. Tom is an Asset Manager and has been an Executive in the entertainment industry for over 25 years.
Tom brings over 10 years of combative sports regulation experience to UMMAF/Kick International and is himself ABC and Big Dan Miragliotta Ultimate MMA Course certified. Tom was previously the officials course instructor and Regional Director at the USMTA for over 8 years. He is excited to help grow the UMMAF/Kick International organization in the Northeastern United States as the Regional Director.
“I’m excited to join a real organization with international ties, that has a great level of continuity, structure and professionalism with safety and regulation always at the forefront. I look forward to bringing what many around the globe have experienced to the Northeast Region of the United States. I look forward to being at the helm of the UMMAF Northeast region as it makes its long awaited return to the area. I bring over 10 years of Combative sports regulation to UMMAF/KICK International and look forward to using that experience to facilitate safe regulation, training, and providing new opportunity for athletes on their combat sports journey!
UMMAF National Director and Vice President Ryan Brueggeman states, “We could not be more excited to add Tom Kilkenny to our team as the UMMAF Northeast Regional Director. Tom brings a wealth of experience in the regulation of Muay Thai and MMA. Tom has a proven ability to build a solid team of qualified officials in the region and we look forward to his assistance, and professionalism in the continued growth of UMMAF and KICK International beginning with the New York area.”
Interested promoters may reach Tom Kilkenny at TomK@UMMAF.org