Meet Our Trainers

Robert Vanacore

Robert Vanacore

Amongst Robert’s achievements: 1996 Eastern Olympic trial finalist; USA-ABF Metro Champion; 10-year Gold Glove contender; as well as, triathlete, ISSA and ACSM certifications. Certified by the American Council on Exercise. His thirst for fitness is unquenchable, and, without question, Robert Vanacore is The People’s Champ!

Robert was written up in a Daily News article, from March 6, 1994. Check out a scan of the article.

Check Out Rob in Action and on News 12

Tony White

Tony White

If speed, strength and endurance are your goals Tony is the Master. Tony is also a European Champion, 7-corp Champion and is a certified ISMA Trainer.

 

Butch Schulthers Rick Schulthers

Butch & Rick Schulthers

William “Butch” Schulthers was a AAU Olympic Weightlifter competitor and a Army boxing coach for 3 years.

Rick is a fitness expert and weight management consultant.

 

Ali Bashang

Ebaristo Feliciano

Barry is a gym rat when not training for his own fights, he is in the gym training anyone from a Golden Glove to a Golden Oldie.

 

Dave Borg

Dave Borg

Dave is a certified trainer as well as a USA Boxer. He is also Ironman Triathlete and fitness inthustist.

 

Rafael Cortes

Rafael Cortes

The Pride of Puerto Rico is involved in all areas of fitness and boxing.

 

Ali Bashang in the ring

Ali Bashang

"Bang Bang" is a Fitness Through Boxing certified personal trainer. He is a Junior Olympic Champion. For a real bang, work out with Bang Bang.

 

Phil Capobianco

Phil Capobianco

Phil was a Leading Light heavy weight contender in the 80s. Cappy’s father, John Sr., is credited for being the life of boxing in Huntington.

 

Sean McCormack

Sean McCormack

 

Tony Salerno

Anthony Salerno

Tough Tony is a protege of Fitness Through Boxing, and a 1997–98 Junior Olympic champion. He’s well-rounded in mixed martial arts.