Ramon Matthews - Co-Head Boxing Coach
Ramon caught the boxing bug as a child growing up in Baltimore. He learned from the best amateurs and professionals around before relocating for warmer climates in the Bay Area. He first began coaching amateur fighters in 2012, soon moving on to work with professional boxers and MMA fighters. With so much to teach, it was only natural that Ramon next began leading classes and mentoring youth communities. He's a friendly, approachable person, and is always happy to answer any question!
Eric Watkins - Co-Head Boxing Coach
Coach E is a Golden Glove Champion with almost 20 years of boxing and martial arts experience, he learned first hand the rewards that come from the neighborhood boxing gym. Remembering the unity built as an amateur, he wanted to give back to the next generation of boxers. Originally from Cleveland, he began coaching at risk youth in the bay area after moving west. A strong advocate for boxing being accessible to everyone, he fights for all walks of life to have the opportunity to realize the benefits that come from training in the sweet science.
Brandy Rocha - Boxing
Brandy Rocha has been training in martial arts since she wandered into Urijah Faber’s gym over 10 years ago. She found Muay Thai and began competing at amateur level with Team Alpha Male until she moved to San Francisco and wandered into 3rd Street Boxing. It was there that she fell in love with the sweet science and began competing and teaching. She has had her amateur license, corner mans license, and has been teaching Muay Thai, boxing, and conditioning ever since. She is thrilled to be a part of the mission that is Guardian and is proud of the work that accomplished within these walls.
Troy King - Boxing
Coach Troy is a professional super welterweight southpaw fighter known as Kuerno de Chivo. Over sixty percent of his fights end in knockouts. Growing up in Akron Ohio he spent time boxing as a youth then moved to the Bay Area to expand his boxing career. He is a fighter, trainer & boxing enthusiast.