Meet our staff members at Sol BJJ, who are passionate and dedicated to providing top-notch BJJ training to our students.

Austin Baker BJJ Instructor
Austin is a black belt who received his rank from Flavio Almeida in 2021 who represents the Gracie Barra Academy in the sport’s international circuit. He is the highest-ranked competitor in Arizona and has won several local events, including the Phoenix Open. He also placed second and third at American Nationals and the Pan-American Championship, respectively.

Austin Baker


Paul Stehl - Founder of SOL BJJ

Paul is the owner of Sol BJJ, has been training Jiu-Jitsu since 2016 and has trained under Austin for more than three years. With a proven track record in starting and growing successful businesses in a range of fields, he brings his passion for Jiu-Jitsu and experience in business development to the gym. Together, Austin and Paul work to create a supportive and inclusive environment where students can learn and grow in their Jiu-Jitsu journey.

Paul Stehl