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Mark (Head Coach)

Mark is a level 2 coach with over 20 years experience of experience coaching many County, Southern Counties and National Champions. Mark has been involved in various boxing related projects in the local area working with the likes of the Royal Gurkha Rifles, Kent Fire and Rescue and Parkinson's UK. He also hold the position of Kent Regional Coach overseeing boxers development in the county.

Martin (Coach)

Martin is a level 2 coach who has been coaching since 2017. Martin joined the army in 2008 and is currently a serving soldier in the Royal Army Physical Training Corps as an Exercise Rehabilitation Instructor. A role that allows him to explore all aspects of physical fitness particularly strength training through a variety of sporting methods.

Harrison (Coach)

Harrison is a level 1 coach who has practically grown up in a boxing gym competing from the age of 10 onwards. He currently studies Sport and Exercise Science (BSc) at Loughborough University and is a member of the Loughborough University Boxing Performance Squad. Allowing him to work alongside some of the top practitioners in Europe. He aims to transfer his sports science & psychological studies into his various training methods.

Geoff (Treasurer/Welfare Officer)

Geoff is a founding member of TKO Folkestone. He is a highly respected and knowledgeable figure in Amateur Boxing being a 3 Star International AIBA referee and judge. He continues to officiate major tournaments across the world. Regionally Geoff holds the roles of Kent ABA Treasurer and Southern Counties Association Appointments Secretary, being responsible for the appointment and education of officials in the South East. Geoff was also a talented boxer in his younger years holding an unbeaten record.

Dawn (Secretary)

Dawn founded TKO alongside Mark and Geoff, having been our club secretary since our formation. She is a key cog in the running of the club behind the scenes. Dawn plays a pivotal role in regional boxing in her role as Kent ABA Secretary, liaising with the Kent President and Southern Counties Association to ensure the smooth running of amateur boxing in our area. She is also a Southern Counties Association (Kent, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Surrey and Sussex) Executive member and a qualified Grade C Judge.
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