Coaches

The Cincinnati Amateur Boxing Club has three primary coaches: Jeff Perry, Kenny Christo and Tim Back.
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Coach Jeff Perry

Coach Jeff Perry co-founded Cincinnati Fitness & Boxing, one of the premier boxing training facilities in the area.  In addition to coaching the amateur boxing teams at CFB, Jeff runs Fitness Boxing and Strength Training classes to teach the general public how to train like a fighter.  Jeff is a Certified Level II USA Boxing Coach.  He began coaching the Cincinnati High School Boxing Team in 2010.  Jeff is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and  also serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the local non-profit organization Village Life Outreach Project, where he plans all of the organization’s volunteer trips to Tanzania, East Africa, many of which he has lead himself.  Jeff can be reached at cincinnatifitnessboxing@outlook.com or 513-417-2463.

Coach Kenny Christo

Coach Kenny Christo

Coach Kenny Christo co-owns Cincinnati Fitness & Boxing with Jeff Perry & Ben Schneider.  Kenny is a Certified Level II USA Boxing Coach, as well as a certified amateur boxing referee and judge.  Kenny was a competitive amateur boxer with a record of 28-8.  He is also a certified personal trainer through the National Council on Certified Personal Training (NCCPT) and has attended various sports injury clinics.  His experience includes certification in Strength/Conditioning and Agility Training.  Kenny has worked for the Cincinnati Fire Department for over 16 years as a full-time EMT and firefighter.  Kenny can be reached at kjchristo@hotmail.com or 513-515-6397.

Coach Tim Back

Coach Tim Back

Coach Tim Back has 17+ years boxing experience.  As a competitor, Tim had an amateur record of 30-2 and a  professional record of 2-2 and was also a Toughman World Championship Top 16 Finalist.  Tim was a former sparring partner for professional boxers such as Tony Tubbs, Nate Tubbs, Franklin Lawrence and Alonzo Butler.  Tim has 9+ years experience as a Certified Level II USA Boxing Coach, including coaching a 2011 National Junior Olympic Bronze Medalist and Regional Golden Gloves Champions.  Tim has an engineering degree from the University of Cincinnati and owns his own engineering company, Back Municipal Consulting, LLC.  Tim can be reached at tback@cinci.rr.com or 513-253-8461.