Chad Mueller was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and currently resides in St. Peters, Mo. He began martial arts training in Taekwondo at age 11 and eventually switched to kickboxing at age 16. He has lived and fought in Thailand and was a part of Team USA vs Team Thailand professional Muay Thai in Koh Samui, Thailand. Mueller is proud to bring a traditional Muay Thai experience and knowledge to the St. Louis area. He retired after winning 2 professional fights in 2020 at age 32 after a severe knee injury. Since then, Mueller turned his focus on growing the sport of Muay Thai and Kickboxing through coaching at his gym "Maryville Muay Thai". Where He is now a Team USA Kickboxing coach. Mueller also brought the IKF-PKB Point Kickboxing and Muay Thai tournaments to the midwest region, which have been vital to the growth of the sport in the area! At age 34 Mueller Started the Stand Up Fight Series and was appointed to the IKF as a representative for Missouri and Illinois, making him the youngest Rep and promoter in the country!