Current Head Coach Wayne Cunningham began his boxing career at Hunslet Boys Club and moved to Meanwood with Harry and Kevin Cunningham where he gained his Level 1 and 2 ABA Coaching qualifications. He learned from their vast experience and was proud to coach and corner for national school boy champions.
Waynes direct approach of producing results and doing what he says, has seen the club benefit to the position we are today.
His coaching principles of instilling skill based knowledge , confidence, positive self talk and allowing each individual to create a vision to what they want to achieve and does his upmost to support in any way possible.
Matthew Parker joined Meanwood ABC two years ago, he joined the club as a participant.
After supporting Wayne with demonstrations of the skills he had learnt, his direction changed finding a passion to coach he attended ABA coaching course and achieved his level 1 qualification and soon to do his level 2. Matthew brings dedication and immense support to helping Wayne and the team turn the club around and continues to do so. Along with his great coaching ability's he is an asset to the club.
Zoe Teanby joined Meanwood like Matthew as a participant, enjoying helping out in the junior sessions. Zoe brings a fun, direct approach and very easy to communicate with, ideal for what we are about.
With these attributes and Zoe enjoying coaching she is set to attend the next available level 1 coaching course.
Zoe is also our Welfare officer having completed the relevant qualifications.
James Flannery another great coach having previously worked at Meanwood Abc along with Harry Pinkney and Terry Obrien, He is set to do his level 1 coaching qualification. James has a great coaching attributes he's attentive and thrives on helping gym members achieve their goals.
James is also set to our official represent again waiting on the next officials course.