Our team of dedicated, fully qualified coaches and volunteers are all DBS checked and bring with them a wealth of experience and expertise.

Renetta Edwards

Head Coach & Trustee

Renetta fell in love with the sport of boxing at the age of 9 having met Richard Dunn (following him boxing Mohammed Ali) and has since gained her experience in the gyms supporting her son Owen through his boxing career and encouraging many others to participate in the sport over the years.

Renetta is a qualified England Boxing Level 2 Coach, England Boxing BOX Fit Instructor and a Safeguarding Tutor.

Renetta is also England Boxing’s current Yorkshire Medical Registrar, registering all the Clubs, Coaches and Boxers that operate under the Yorkshire Boxing Association.

Ricky Burnitt


Ricky is Old Goole born and bred. He has boxed as Amateur level and used to represent Goole at the old Goole ABC. He has had a few fights over the years in boxing and kickboxing. He is a Level 1 England Boxing Standard Coach. Ricky believes that boxing is an amazing form of fitness that helps to teach respect, discipline, team and self-confidence. It’s also a great way to make friends and combat mental health issues.

Carl ‘Taff’ Williams


Known as ‘Taff’ in the gym, Taff has been involved in boxing for most of his life and has been an England Boxing qualified Level 2 Coach for Many Years. As Jess’ dad they have progresses through boxing together and still continue to do so with the commitment put into coaching within the gym.

Albert Hardy


Albert is 85 years young and is a qualified England Boxing Level 1 Coach. Albert competed as a boxer winning individual boxing titles and trophies, representing the Army on a number of occasions and winner of the prestigious ‘Hemming Belt Trophy in 1957’. Albert now likes to watch and instruct the younger members who are now enjoying participating in the sport that has been a very big part of Albert’s life.

Zygimantas Butkevicious


Known as ‘Zygis’ in the gym, Zygis competed as an Amateur boxer in Lithuania and also as a Professional Boxer. Zygis is a qualified England Boxing Level 1 Coach and his vast experience, commitment and knowledge to the sport clearly shows in his training and coaching in the gym.

Owen Edwards


Owen has participated in boxing since 8 years old and competing from 10 years, having 52 competitive bouts under England Boxing and holder of the 75kg Youth Yorkshire Belt Holder in 2019, becoming the 75kg Yorkshire Champion in 2022 and competing as a Quarterfinalist in the National Association Championships in London.

Owen is a qualified England Boxing Level 1 Coach and uses his own experiences in the ring to pass on his knowledge to other valued members of the gym.

Jess Williams


Jess has been boxing for 11 years and recently qualified as an England Boxing Level 1 Coach. Throughout her boxing career she has achieved 2 x National Champion, 2 x GB Champion and also European Champion. Jess is keen to use her experience to train and progress anyone within the gym.

Gary Parkin


Gary has been involved in boxing for many years and is a L2 England Boxing Coach.  After a break from boxing, he is now back coaching and is committed to passing on his knowledge and experience to the future generation of boxers.

Kelly Wood

Club Treasurer

Kelly Wood has been behind the club since inception. From setting the ring up and helping with administration to now becoming Treasurer of the new CIO.