Proud to introduce our head judge for Mr. Third Coast Gear, Drew Manning! He is the proud title holder of Mr. Third Coast Gear 2016!
Drew is a self-described late-comer to the leather and fetish community. He has been exploring these interests for a little over 6 years. His interest in fitness and sports fetishism prompted him to enter the Mr. Third Coast Gear contest.
Drew is continuing to expand his knowledge of various aspects of the leather and fetish community and actively supports many of the clubs in Houston.
Proud to introduce our next judge for Mr. Third Coast Gear, Bret Streetman!
Bret is Oklahoma Mr. Leather 2018 and Co-Founder of OKC Gears. He is also active in the Oklahoma City community as an Executive Board Member of Other Options, a non-profit providing food, education, mental health services and other resources to at-risk individuals and families, with a focus on those affected by HIV/AIDS.
Through OKC Gears, Bret has had tremendous success locally in bringing the Leather/Gear/Kink enthusiasts together through Gear Nights and related social activities, and has been successful in helping to bring the Oklahoma City and Tulsa leather communities together.
Proud to introduce our third and final judge for Mr. Third Coast Gear, Nuke Anthony!
Pup Nuke has been active and involved in the Houston puppy community for the last 4 years. He is currently serving as President of the Bayou City Pups and is an advocate for puppy play as a form of emotional expression and social connection.
He holds the titles of Puppy of Montrose 2017 as well as Southern Most Puppy 2019 and will be competing at IPC 2019.
Born and Raised in the Houston area, he is classical musician and elementary music educator by day, and Expert Solvent Merchant and Kink Peddler by night at the Montrose Forge.