Robert was an amateur boxer who on retirement opened his own gym with a vision of taking boxers all over the world to compete in boxing. 20 years on he has taken young boys from the age of 11yrs to men aged 30yrs to countries such as: Denmark, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Austrailia, Chicago and most recently Las Vegas. Robert has changed peoples lives through this amazing sport, broadening their horizons and introducing them to new cultures. He instills discipline and respect from all members and is well respected throughout our community.Robert has a strict anti-drugs and anti-bullying policy and battles against obesity. Hard work and dedication from Robert and his expert coaching staff have made Spennymoor Boxing a club to be proud of. Robert does not recieve payment for his time and dediaction, but gets rewards in knowing that he is making a real difference in young peoples lives.