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Get to know Steve Rivera

Steve Rivera began his training in Baranquita, Puerto Rico when he was twelve years old. When he returned to New Jersey, he began training at Ed Willis’s boxing gym that was located on Hiram Street, New Brunswick.

Over the years Steve has worked with prominent fighters such Ted Petty, Tony Dibuno, Darron Baity, Johnny George, Pete Yakovasi, Ron Page, Ricardo Almeida, and several members of the Gracie family. He also coached the elite amateurs on the U.S. Olympic Team for several seasons, including former Olympian professional boxer, Leroy Davila.

Once again at the helm as head coach, Steve continues to build a welcoming and supportive gym that will help you define and reach your goals!


Coach Ahman “O” Elliott is a nationally recognized boxing trainer with 13 years experience. He is not only on the USA Elite Olympic boxing level, but also professional as well.  In his time as a coach/teacher, he has produced multiple State, Regional, National, and  International champions from the State of New Jersey.  His love for the sweet science was a gateway to definition of purpose; he has dedicated himself to not only creating champions in the ring,  but also champions in life. The environment he nurtures creates a  common ground where people of all ages and backgrounds can learn, share, and reach all their goals   collectively.