Thank you to all our Coaches!


Boxing Canada would like to recognize and thank the following coaches for their dedication, energy, and tireless contribution to the national team program. Only through the efforts of coaches such as these can our athletes grow and perform on the international stage. These coaches are shining examples of individuals who put forward that sort of selfless effort to help our athletes improve.


National Training Centre Coaches

  • Samir El Mais (ON)
  • Vincent Auclair (QC)


National Support Coaches

  • Jessie Pinero (BC)
  • Eve Fortin (QC)
  • Sebastien Cordoba (ON)
  • Tariq Abdulrahman (BC)
  • Brad Ross (NS)
  • Rick Cahdila (ON)
  • Sylvain Gagnon (QC)
  • Jill Perry (ON)
  • Peggy Marez (BC)
  • Dave Brett  (BC)
  • Daniellee Bouchard (QC)


High Performance Personal Coaches Supporting the National Team Program

  • Hugo Tremblay (QC)
  • Mathieu Jordan (QC)
  • Marie-Jean Parent (QC)
  • Socrates Celestial (ON)
  • El Mostafa Lyousfi (QC)
  • Syd Vanderpool (ON)


“These coaches have stepped up to volunteer and contribute their valuable time and expertise at domestic and international events during this last year,” says Boxing Canada’s High Performance Director Kraig Devlin, “We rely heavily on the contributions of dedicated coaches such as these to represent the sport of boxing and its values at international events around the globe and we would like to publicly recognize their critical contribution.”


Boxing Canada would also like to recognize the hundreds of individual boxing coaches across the country working each day i
n local clubs to promote the sport of boxing in Canada positively. In the past two months there has been a significant increase in the number of coaches seeking Instructor Beginner and Competition Introduction training and evaluation. Any Boxing Canada member seeking a workshop for these programs should contact their Provincial or Territorial Boxing organization. Coaches who have taken the workshop and are ready to be evaluated should complete this form and email it to [email protected].

For more information on Boxing Canada’s coaching programs goto Learn About…  Coaching

Posted on: September 24, 2023