Our Boxing Coaches
Robert Paramo, better know around the boxing gym as "Chappie," has served as the Head Coach and Director of the Azteca Boxing Team since 2003. He began coaching with Azteca in 1978 when his two sons Gene and Jimmy begun boxing for Azteca. "Chappie" has had his hand in coaching thousands of athletes that have participated in Azteca Boxing. He got his start in Boxing when he trained locally at the former Lone Wolf Athletic Club. Before retiring, he worked as a United Way representative for the UAW. Chappie finds reward for his years of service in the memories that he shares with the athletes and knowing that he has steered them on the right pathway in life.
Robert Wright has been an Boxing Coach with Azteca since 2008. Prior to coaching, Robert boxed for Azteca for over 10 years. In addition to coaching, Robert also serve Azteca as a 5k Organizer, Fundraiser, Registration Associate, Event Match-Maker and Webpage Coordinator. Robert is the Vice President of Genesis In-Home Care, an organization that provides care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Robert Wright was selected as a member of the 2018 Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 class, one of 40 individuals L. Brooks Patterson recognizes for their innovation, talent and leadership.