THE CENTRE RING TEAM

Wayne Bourque’s Boxercise combines the expertise of fitness experts and professional fighters, drawing on basic boxing technique and physical conditioning.

WAYNE BOURQUE

  • CERTIFIED FITNESS TRAINER STFA
  • NCCP LEVEL 2 BOXING COACH
  • QUALIFIED TEAM MEMBER, OLYMPIC TRIALS, 1984
  • FORMER CANADIAN CHAMPION
  • 3 TIME NORTH AMERICAN NATIVE CHAMPION
  • 4 TIME GOLDEN GLOVE CHAMPION
  • 4 TIME PROVINCIAL CHAMPION (ALBERTA)
  • WORLD CHAMPION, MASTERS DIVISION 2009
  • INDUCTED TO THE WOOD BUFFALO SPORTS HALL OF FAME 2012
  • RECIPIENT, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD , REGIONAL ABORIGINAL RECOGNITION AWARDS

BRANDON BOURQUE

  • CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR WAYNE BOURQUE’S BOXERCISE
  • NCCP LEVEL 1 BOXING COACH
  • BLACK BELT IN TAEKWONDO

GARY HYND

  • NCCP LEVEL 2 BOXING COACH
  • CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR – WAYNE BOURQUE’S BOXERCISE

HORACE POLLACK

  • CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR – WAYNE BOURQUE’S BOXERCISE

MELISSA POSNER

  • CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR – WAYNE BOURQUE’S BOXERCISE
  • CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER (ACE)
  • CERTIFIED GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR (CAN-FIT PRO)
  • CERTIFIED RESISTANCE TRAINING SPECIALIST LEVEL 1 (BIOMECHANICS)
  • CERTIFIED BOSU BALL TRAINER (BOSU)
  • CERTIFIED ZUMBA™ INSTRUCTOR
  • CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR – BILLY BLANKS TAEBO

Melissa has been involved in the fitness industry for over 15 years. She launched her career in 2000 being selected to work with Billy Blanks creator of TaeBo and became one of only ten fully certified Taebo instructors in the world.We are very pleased to now have Melissa at Centre Ring and you will see that Melissa’s energy, passion and experience is one of a kind.

ANDREW TRACY

  • CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR – WAYNE BOURQUE’S BOXERCISE

CARLOS VARELA JR.

  • APPRENTICE OF MASTER COACH CARLOS VARELA SR.
  • APPRENTICE OF MASTER COACH BORIS GITMAN
  • NCCP LEVEL 5 OLYMPIC LEVEL COACH
  • MEMBER OF COACHES ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO (COA)
  • 2000 ONTARIO PROVINCIAL AND CENTRAL REGION HEAD BOXING COACH
  • 2005 COMMON WEALTH COACH LIVERPOOL ENGLAND
  • 2005 CANADA VS. SCOTLAND
  • 2005 CANADA VS. ENGLAND
  • 2005 CANADA VS. USA
  • 2006 CANADA VS. ITALY

Carlos Varela Jr. has been involved in boxing his entire life. The son of accomplished champion and trainer Carlos “Kid Varelita” Varela, boxing is in his blood.
Carlos Varela Jr. has trained four Canadian national champions and many provincial champions. He has coached for the Canadian National team and has worked ringside for numerous national, international and professional fights. His people skills are as strong as his technical skills and because of this he is able to get you to achieve your personal best.