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Gabriel Dortch

HEAD BOXING INSTRUCTOR

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ALABAMA STATE GOLDEN GLOVES BOXING CHAMPION

MISSISSIPPI STATE BOXING CHAMPION

Ph.D. PSYCHOLOGY 

 

Coach Gabriel was born and raised in Prichard, AL. He has been involved in the sport of boxing for thirty-three years. Twenty-three years as an athlete and fifteen years as a coach. He brings an impressive and exciting wealth of elite competitive training experience to Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts. His credentials earn him a place amongst the most respected boxing coaches in the country. We are extremely pleased to have him on the Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts staff. Coach Gabriel’s accomplishments are as follows. 

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

 

 Head Coach for the Southern USA Boxing Team.

 

USA Boxing Coach Level 3 Certification - Level 3 Certification is designed for training rising stars and potential Olympic talents. Coaches must be certified by the National USA Boxing Association. Level 3 certifies that an individual has the ability to plan out each day of an eight-week training camp, including boxing and conditioning workouts, for a fighter who will be participating in a five-round bout. 

 

COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

 

NATIONALLY TELEVISED PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS:

ESPN – Osumanu Akaba 2015

Calvin Smith 2014

Showtime Boxing – Michael Doyle 2013

Calvin Smith 2013

HBO Boxing – Calvin Smith 2013

FOX Sports – Michael Doyle 2013

NBC – Osumanu Akaba 2013

Comcast Sports – Michael Doyle 2013

Calvin Smith 2013

 

PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONS:

Osumanu Akaba – European Boxing Title 2011

African Boxing Title 2008

 

GOLDEN GLOVE CHAMPIONS:

Emily Atwood- Age: 17, U.S National Golden Glove Champion 2015

Terrance York – Age: 19, Alabama State Golden Glove Champion 2011

Brandon Williams – Age: 14, Alabama State Golden Glove Champion 2009

Michael Cooper – Age: 15, Alabama State Golden Glove Champion 2009

Calvin Smith – Age: 15, Alabama State Golden Glove Champion 2008

Laundale Williams – Age: 18, Alabama State Golden Glove Champion 2008

 

USA BOXING REGIONAL CHAMPIONS:

Brandon Williams - 2010

Calvin Smith - 2009

Laundale Williams – X2 - 2008

Terrance York – X2 - 2008

Michael Cooper - 2008

 

USA BOXING SOUTHERN CHAMPIONS:

Calvin Smith – 2009 – 2010 – 2011

Terrance York – 2009 – 2010 – 2011

Michael Cooper – 2007 – 2008 – 2009

Brandon Williams – 2008 – 2009

Laundale Williams – 2007 – 2008

 

OTHER NOTABLE COMPETITORS:

Terrance York – Age: 19, USA Boxing Nationals Competitor 2011

 

PROFESSIONAL FIGHT VENUES:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 2014 – Osumanu Akaba vs Edner Cherry

Columbus, Ohio – 2014 – Osumanu Akaba vs Bahodir Mamadjonov

Broadway Boxing (BBKing), New York – 2013 – Michael Doyle vs Neuky Santelises

Best Buy Center, New York – 2013 –Michael Doyle vs Emanuel Gonzalez

Golden Boy, New York – 2013 – Michael Doyle vs Zachary Ochoa

 

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION:

Ph.D. – Psychology, University of Miami 2010

Master’s Degree – Psychology, University of Washington 2008

Bachelor of Arts – Psychology, University of Washington 2006

Associate’s Degree – Electronics Engineering Technology, Southeast College of Technology 1997

 

PERSONAL INTERESTS/HOBBIES:

Fishing

Bicycling

Jogging

Traveling