New coaches for Stamford ABC boxing club

New Stamford ABC boxing coaches Luke Owen, right and Craig Brewin
New Stamford ABC boxing coaches Luke Owen, right and Craig Brewin

Two young boxers who came up through the ranks at Stamford ABC boxing club have become coaches to help shape the next generation of talent.

Luke Owen and Craig Brewin are also boxers for the club but wanted to take up coaching when they turned 18.

Stamford ABC provided funding for them both to go on the coaching course.

Club instructor Catherine Rick said: “Both lads are a great asset to the club both in competing and now as coaches.

“Other club members look to them for support and advice and it gives the boxing club great satisfaction to know that we have contributed to both boys achieving to a great standard with in the sport of boxing .

The club is holding its fourth show at Deeping Leisure Centre on March 8.

There are 17 bouts on the card, all with Stamford boxers against visiting clubs.