OUR COACHES

Ryan Rannelli

Boxing Training | Personal Training | Boxing Classes | Amateur Boxing Classes​

Ryan Rannelli is a boxer’s boxer. Before opening No Excuse Fitness and Boxing in 2009, Rannelli was Hamilton’s 2x Canadian Boxing Champion, having amassed more than 100 amateur fights in Canada and around the world. He continues to box competitively while coaching amateur boxers and boxing enthusiasts to their full potential.

As a NCCP Level 2 boxing coach, certified personal trainer, and ACT(Assess Correct Train) certified and a Box-On Instructor, Rannelli puts consistency and discipline—in and out of the ring—at the center of his renowned coaching style. Thousands of people in the Burlington area have been motivated to strive for their health and competitive goals using this unique approach. Whether your goal is losing weight, learning the fundamentals, or competing at major tournaments, Rannelli will help you push beyond your comfort zone in a supportive environment designed to help all fighters achieve their goals.

Favorite boxer: Arturo Gatti

“The hero and the coward both feel the same thing. But the hero uses his fear, projects it onto his opponent, while the coward runs. It’s the same thing, fear, but it’s what you do with it that matters.” –Cus D’amato

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Isaiah Antoine

Boxing Training | Boxing Classes 

Among boxers and fellow trainers, Isaiah Antoine has developed a reputation as a boxing tehnician. With 19 amateur fights under his belt and seven years of boxing experience—including three as a coach—Isaiah’s patient, precise approach and all-around athleticism brings out the best in boxers of all levels.

Favorite boxer: Marvelous Marvin Hagler

“Sure there have been injuries and even some deaths in boxing, but none of them really that serious.”
–Allan Minter

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CORDELL ANTHONY

Boxing Training | Boxing Classes 

Cordell brings the best of both worlds to his classing and coaching technique. As an up and coming amateur with four bouts under his belt, Cordell is a student of boxing helping other students of boxing. His hunger for the game is infectious, his attention to the fundamentals unyielding. Training with Cordell is a blast.

Favourite boxer: Floyd Mayweather

"You never lose until you actually give up.”  
–Mike Tyson

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SEBASTIAN GLADMAN

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach & Personal Trainer

Known as “Seb” around No Excuse Fitness & Boxing Gym, Sebastian [last name] is a Certified Personal Trainer, ACE, Strength Camp Level 1 Coach, with a B.A in Sociology from McMaster University, where he played collegiate football and lacrosse. Seb is the mastermiqnd behind the conditioning, strength, speed, and power aspect of our a and lacrosse required him to get bigger, stronger, and faster. His relentless work ethic earned him playing time in both sports. Today, he relies on that same ethic to better himself and those around him. Sebastian has worked with all levels of fitness ranging from elite athletes to individuals that have just started to explore healthy movement. He has seen first hand the confidence that comes with understanding one’s strength and capabilities. At No Excuse, Seb employs a variety of training styles that focus on the development of strength, speed, and power for both competitive athletes and weekend warriors.

With Seb, you always break a sweat.

Favourite athlete:  George St-Pierre

“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you.”  
–Mike Tyson

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Aldo Alushi

Boxing Training | Boxing Classes

Aldo Alushi is a machine, having amazed more than 40 fights in his six-years of competitive boxing. The two-time Golden Glove Champion has coached for four years, quickly developing a reputation for incredible pace, output, and close attention to the finer details. This approach has brought him tremendous success in the ring, something any student of boxing will immediately benefit from—and that he is eager to share.

Favorite boxer: Terrence Crawford

“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.” –Mike Tyson

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Mike Walchuk

Boxing COACH | PRO BOXER

Mike is one of our most experienced boxing coaches, a 2x Canadian Champion, 7x Golden Glove champion, and bronze medalist at the Commonwealth games. Over his 24 years in the sport, Mike has 60 amateur and 22 professional fights. His ring instincts and battle-tested versatility will push you to achieve your goals in both boxing and life.

Favorite boxer: Pernell Whitaker

“I’ll eat his children!”
-Mike Tyson

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George McNaught

Boxing Training | Boxing Classes 

George boxed in the British Navy and then accumulated over 30 pro fights in Ireland and England. George has been involved in boxing and self-defense training for over 65 years.

"When a man goes into the ring, he's going to war"
-Marvellous Marvin Haggler

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Tommy Tomines

Boxing Training | Boxing Classes 

Tommy is the newest addition to the No Excuse Family! He has been training in boxing and Muay Thai for 8 years but has been sharing his passion and knowledge of the sport for over 2 years as a coach. In 2009 Tommy was drafted for the OHL but due to injury he made the switch from hockey to boxing. Tommy is a competitive, technical and experienced boxer which are all qualities that make him such a great coach!

We are so lucky to have him here at No Excuse Fitness and Boxing!

Favourite boxer:  Manny Pacquaio

"Don't count the days, make the days count"
-Ali

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