Nick has been teaching Judo in an official capacity since he was 12 years old. He has been travelling around the country to teach, coach and give clinics since the age of 17. Nick is able to teach Judo, Wrestling and Judo for BJJ at the Elite level. Nick has a passion for teaching and pours himself into every minute of it.

He often has to be dragged off the mats WELL after the session has ended because he doesn’t want to stop answering questions and helping improve others skill set. He has a warm, approachable and friendly demeanor that makes it very easy for people to open up and ask as many questions as they can.

He is now scheduling clinics anywhere in the United States, any clubs or camps that are interested in hosting him should contact us


Number of Medals

Number of Total Wins

Number of Fights

  • Percentage of Wins in 2014 72.4%
  • Percentage of Wins in 2013 76.2%
  • Percentage of Wins in 2012 76.5%

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Nick Delpooplo is well on his way to achieving his dream of becoming an Olympic champion and is poised to bring home the gold for USA Judo in 2016. By doing so, he will forever etch his name in Judo history by becoming the first male American Judo player to ever bring home an Olympic gold medal. Delpopolo is ready to show the world that with focus and determination, anyone can achieve their dreams.

Nick is working with his own specialized team of Coaches and Physical Trainers to prepare for Rio and is now calling Budokan Judo Club under former assistant Olympic Coach Evelio Garcia his Home Dojo. Nick also commutes to Ki Itsu Sai National Training Center for additional Judo training and has a staff of personal trainers pushing him under the guidance of Jesus Gallo at Elite Athletes Performance, in South Miami, where he does his physical training.

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Midtown Judo Club

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