Head Coach Ed Leahy
Ed is the head coach of the Dover Boxing Club . He is a former professional boxer and professional judge and is well known in the boxing world and is a certified Level 3 coach for USA Boxing. He also was a former member of the IBF, WBC, NABF and IPRO. While serving in the Marine Corp, he won the light weight championship while on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps stationed in Bermuda.
Coach Ed has a remarkable record working with young boxers. Ed has coached in the Gold Gloves, Diamond Gloves, New Jersey State championships, Northeast Regional championships, Nationals and has coached at the International level as well as being named the head coach for the Northeast Regional team in 2002 that competed in Lake Placid New York. In addition, ED is licensed by the New Jersey State Athletic Commission as a professional boxing manager and second.
President Stephen Bumbaco
Steve Bumbaco, President of DBC, started Boxing with Ed Leahy at age 14. He fought in Diamond Gloves, Silver Gloves, and Golden Gloves competitions. He also competed in International competitions against Canada, Puerto Rico, England, and Ireland.
During his college career he fought on the Penn State Boxing team from 2004-2008; served as Vice President of Penn State Boxing Team from 2005-2008; and was the Assistant Coach of Penn State Boxing Team, from 2007-2008. Bumbaco has held numerous positions, yet his current title at the organization is serving as the Dover Boxing Clubs President and USA Boxing Certified Coach from 2009-Present. Earlier in his life, he graduated from Penn State in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Economics.
Eric Beck, Trustee/Coach
Eric Beck has been with the Dover Boxing Club since its inception. He has held various positions on the board of directors and is currently a trustee of the club. He is also a dedicated coach and a vital part of the Dover Boxing Club.
Eric is a USA Boxing certified coach and has coached in the Golden Gloves, Diamond Gloves, New Jersey State championship’s, Regional’s and has coached at the International level.