Noel is a Purple Belt under Ryron and Rener Gracie (Head Instructors at Gracie Univeristy Headquarters in Torrance, CA and sons of Rorion Gracie/grandsons of Grandmaster Helio Gracie). Noel owns Central Oahu Jiu-Jitsu Academy with her husband Ryan.
Noel has been training since 2013 and started her Jiu-Jitsu journey by learning the self-defense techniques in the Women Empowered program on Gracie University. She earned her Pink Belt in 2014 and continued her journey by going through the Gracie Combatives program. Three months later she earned her Technical Blue Belt. Noel then completed her Live Evaluation with Ryron Gracie and received her Official Blue Belt from him in October of 2014. She became the 2nd Gracie University Certified Instructor in Hawaii in January of 2015 and recently was awarded her instructor bars by Ryron and Rener in January of 2016.
Noel is certified to teach Gracie Combatives, Gracie BullyProof, and is currently the only instructor in the state of Hawaii certified to teach Women Empowered.
When shes's not on the mat, she makes custom order wedding cakes and cupcakes. She is also the Director of the Children's Ministry at The Mission North Shore.