Board of Advisors

Harold Coons, M.D. is an internationally recognized pioneer in Interventional Radiology with over thirty years experience in the field. Dr.Coons holds several patents for medical devices for his designs along with authoring multiple publications.

Victor D. Hyder Commander, USN (SEAL) ret. - a combat decorated, career Navy SEAL; current COO/partner of Silent Circle and founder/CEO of the Blue Coral Advisory Group.

Commander Hyder served 20 years as a Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) officer with operational and management experience around the world in all environments. CDR Hyder’s leadership and decision-making skills under the most severe conditions earned him the Silver Star (our nation’s 3rd highest combat award - Afghanistan), Bronze Star (Iraq), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (Haiti), and Presidential Unit Citation, as well as other unit and service awards. He maintains a U.S. government TOP SECRET / SCI clearance.

A graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, he holds a master’s degree from the U.S. military’s premier college for strategic thinking and campaign planning, the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

James M. Sinclair, M.D. is the Medical Director of the Stevens Division of the Scripps Cancer Center in La Jolla, California.

Board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology. His specialties include Hematology and Oncology with a special interest in Geriatric Oncology. He is currently chairman of the Scripps Cancer Center committee at Scripps Memorial Hospital and actively participates in the advancement of cancer research through clinical trials.

Joseph Clifford A highly credentialed Internationally renowned Cutman with degrees in Applied Health Sciences, Dip. Physical Therapy, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist C.S.C.S. has conducted Cutman Courses on 5 Continents.

A Cutman in National and International Combat Sports advocating the use of natural substances brought him to the discovery of Qwick-AID in 2013.  His long term, independent use of QA instead of dangerous drugs in corner care e.g. adrenaline 1:1000 by untrained, unregulated persons has impacted the teachings of not only newcomers to the field but also the seasoned professionals that needed a “safe and effective” way to work their corners without the risk of contraindications.

  • In MMA, Joe has longstanding relationships with the UFC, Cage Warriors, ACB, FNG, BAMMA, KSW, Brave, IMMAF World & Euros.
  • In Pro Boxing BUI, EBU, WBA.
  • In Elite Athletic Boxing AIBA Silver medalist WSB Season IV with Azerbaijan Baku Fires 2014, World Championships Doha Qatar 2015 & Hamburg Germany 2017, first Cut Team ever commissioned at the Rio Olympics 2016, and the Commonwealth Games 2018.

His expertise in this field is a complement to our Board of Advisors.

E. Douglas Ward is an internationally distinguished businessman with considerable experience in finance and securities with prior experience as an Aeronautical Engineer, serving as Program Manger for the NASA Gemini program with the Aerojet General Corporation.

Arthur Yerman - Mechanical Engineer and Medical Products Designer whose experience includes contract management with Johnson and Johnson, having designed catheters, syringes, and x-ray equipment among many other key medical