ANDREW KOONER

I am a two-time Olympic Canadian boxing representative - partaking in the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 games - and a professional Canadian bantam weight champion. Over nineteen years of boxing training have led me to participate in one hundred and twenty five bouts as an amateur and thirteen bouts as a professional. I have participated in a number of boxing events including the Commonwealth and Pan American games and have received numerous accolades. Apart from individual boxing, I have been highly involved in supporting emerging boxers and athletes and acting as a mentor and trainer to assist them with achieving their short- terms and long- term objectives. When training other individuals, I use a specialized and unique style with a focus on leveraging physical conditioning without actual person-to-person contact. This involves a variety of training methods including hand pad work, skipping and interval training.  I am also affiliated with a number of boxing clubs across Ontario and have built a strong network with a myriad of professional colleagues and supporters.

I am a personal and group training professional with a passion for helping others achieve their overall wellness goals. I am also a guest speaker giving numerous talks at high schools and conferences, most recently with the Sikh Association.

 

As a Group Trainer I have achieved the following: successfully run the Boxers Against Drugs and Guns Everywhere (BADGE) program which mobilizes children and youth to embrace sport and be involved in community activities; maintained an average of 20-25 person class; developed and implemented a variety of fitness programs with a unique and personalized style that included hand pad work, skipping and interval training; maintained a high satisfaction and attendance level and regularly monitored progress for continuous improvement; and maintain sustainable fitness groups.

 

As a Personal Trainer, I have achieved the following: supported individuals to reach fitness and health objectives in spurt of physical and emotional challenges; increased individuals’ robustness by evaluating level of fitness and creating a structured program to reach target objectives; developed short-term and long-term fitness goals for individuals to promote health and wellness; monitored individuals progress as a tool to evaluate regimen and to motivate individuals to pursue further fitness goals.

 

I am a two-time Olympic Canadian boxing representative – partaking in the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 games – and a professional Canadian bantam weight champion. I have also participated in a number of boxing events including the Commonwealth and Pan American games and have received numerous accolades. Over nineteen years of boxing have lead me to participate in one hundred and twenty-five amateur, and thirteen professional, bouts.  As a result, I have been affiliated with numerous boxing clubs and associations, both on an international and local scale.

 

I have completed the Fitness Leadership Program with Humber College and I am a Certified Level One Boxing Coach. I am also a candidate of kettle bell certification with Agatsu (pending completion of one test). I am also First Aid/CPR certified and I have own insurance.

TWO TIME OLYMPIC ATHELETE
  • BOXING SKILLS TRAINER
  • PERSONAL TRAINER

EXPERIENCE:

- Two-time Olympic Canadian boxing rep.
    (Sydney 2000 & Athens 2004 games)
- Professional Canadian bantam weight champion.
- Participated in 150 amateur boxing bouts and 

     13 professional bouts.
- Silver and Bronzes in the Commonwealth Games  
     and  Bronze in the Pan American Games.
- Past experience as a personal boxing trainer

     and mentor.
- Strong ability to work with children and youth.

- Fitness Leadership Diploma Humber College
- Boxing Ontario certified level 1
- Certified Rock Steady Boxing

      Boxing for Parkinson's Disease
- CPR, AED certified
- Agustsu Kettlebell candidate

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