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Chris Andrews

Coach Level 2 – Club Founder/Treasurer

Chris founded the club in 1977. Since then, he has taken the club from strength to strength and introduced hundreds of people into the world of amateur boxing.

Chris is a Level 2 Coach and an England Boxing official (timekeeper, judge, referee, supervisor). He has dedicated nearly 40 years to promoting the sport within Droitwich and the surrounding areas.

Without Chris's hard work and dedication to the sport, Droitwich ABC would not be in the position it is now.

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Jayson Doyle

Head of Boxing Development, Level 2 Coach, Chief Match Maker

Jayson boxed as a schoolboy and senior for Droitwich during the 1980s, after hanging up his gloves he joined the coaching staff at the old Canal side Gym introducing his own son to the sport.

Jayson took over the role as head coach once the club moved to its new Premises, his hard work has produced Midlands Champions and England Boxing Candidates.

 

After achieving his Level 2 in Coaching, Jayson was made Head Of Boxing Development and oversees the development of all the current squad boxers as well as Match Making potential bouts.

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Jeff Adams

Coach Level 2

After Boxing as an amateur, Jeff joined Droitwich ABC in 2008, as a trainer and completed his Level 1 coaching award the following year.

Jeff obtained his Level 2 badge in 2013 and has been a vital addition to the coaching team since then with the overseeing of squad groups and the delivery of one-to-one sessions providing him with the most enjoyment.

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Simon Graham

Level 1 Coach - Club Secretary

Simon is another product of Droitwich ABC.  He too boxed for the club as a School Boy and Senior winning at County and District level. After moving back into the area from a long spell away, he joined the gym primarily to help with the Paper Weight Group.

 

Simon helped to boost the Clubs profile by rebranding the club and updating the clubs social media bringing in Paul Matthews to redevelop the club's website. He also introduced a new Parents Association to further boost the clubs fundraising outreach.

 

He has become a major part of the club working closely with Jayson and Chris to keep the club moving in the right direction.

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Hayley Sherry

Club Welfare Officer

Hayley Sherry is the clubs welfare and safeguarding officer. Hayley has been a police officer within West Midland Police for 19yrs completing various roles from response officer to the neighborhood and also working within inner-city schools with a diverse mix of students.

Hayley comes highly experienced in working with young offenders in an effort to try and divert them from away from criminal activities such as gang crime while also protecting youngsters from Child sex exploitation and Drug Running Grooming rings.

As a Detective Hayley now deals with serious crimes involving both young offenders and hardened re-offenders, we at Droitwich ABC are honored to have such a well educated and experienced member of the public sector on board to protect and safeguard the welfare of the clubs members.

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Charles Delve

Box Positive, Level 1 ABA Coach

Charles began boxing for the club in 2005. With Chris Andrews's guidance he went on to become the 2008 National Junior ABA champion, 2008 GB U19 champion, 2009 British Universities champion, 2010 Midlands Senior ABA Champion and represented England on numerous occasions, holding wins over the Canadian, Commonwealth and German champions. Charles is also a former sparring partner for world champions Tony Bellew and Nathan Cleverly.

Charles began coaching with Chris Andrews in 2008 within PRU's and schools. He is now an Occupational Therapist and began using boxing as an evidence based therapeutic intervention within a variety of mental health and neurological settings.

Charles set up Box Positive, an organisation that helps people to combat Parkinson's symptoms through non-contact boxing.

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Paul Matthews

Club Webmaster, Trainee Level 2 Fitness Instructor

Paul is a Web developer and is the director of the local digital agency "Steak Festival" based in the town centre of Droitwich and has designed and built the club's Website.

 

With over 30 years of Web, desktop and app development experience and over 10 years experience as an Army reservist, Paul has recently found his passion for fitness again and is now an avid Box Fit member and spends most of his time either at Worcester's Be Military Fit bootcamp or at the boxing club, either taking part or helping with the sessions.

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Kelly Moore

Level 3 Personal Trainer, Trainee Level One Coach

Kelly teaches fitness and 1:1 personal training at classes in Birmingham, Bromsgrove and Redditch.

 

She is health, diet & nutrition qualified and trained to work with children and all aspects of fitness.  As her son has a keen interest in the club, she has become more involved since seeing the great work that the club is doing.

 

Kelly is in the process of completing her Level 1 Coaching and will be holding ladies only fitness classes at the gym very soon.

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Sophie Merton

Level One Coach

Sophie is an ex-Droitwich Boxer and England Boxer.

 

More details coming soon.

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Simon & Sarah Sanders, Ian Hobby, Ann & Robin Hiles

Parents Association

For the first time in its history, Droitwich ABC has introduced the services of Squad Boxer Parents who work closely with Simon Graham to ensure the smooth running of the club, an important role in keeping morale high and the club moving forward.

Without their hard work and dedication to the club, it could not function in its current smooth motion. Everyone involved in the committee of Droitwich ABC would like to thank the DBCPA (Droitwich Boxing Club Parents Association) for the commitmnet in helping the club move forward

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