Head Coach Stevie McGuire
Stevie McGuire a local businessman from Glenrothes and is the head coach of the Glenrothes boxing club. He started boxing some 35 years ago at the age of 12 training out of a gym in Yorkshire. Hemsworth ABC
He moved up to Scotland when he was 16 and trained out of Perth and Cardenden. When he was 22 he moved back to England and trained in various clubs in Durham.
He came back to Scotland and continued his amateur national and international career until an accident ended his boxing dreams. He had 3 come back fights 2 of which he won.
Stevie is now a fully Qualified coach with European amateur boxing certificate, Scottish and International qualifications as well as a wealth of experience
He has now built a state of the art purpose-built gym in the south central Glenrothes. He now spends his time encouraging and training professionals, seniors, juniors, school boys and lady fighters.
He has produced over 100 amateur champions at district, Scottish, British, European, level and produced Scottish, Celtic British Titles at a professional level.
All coaches are Certified Boxing Scotland Coaches
- Louise Blakely
- Levi Sweeney
- A N other
The course itself comprises a mixture of theory and practical elements, where our coaches had study and learn the different methodology on technical and tactical elements of the training process.
Emphasis was put on the new AIBA Technical rules and scoring system, thus ensuring the coaches fully understand the rules in order to pass this along to the boxers and teach them properly.
The course also covered both daily and annual training programming, with the coaches delivering practical elements of their own training programmes.