The president of Hometown Heroes Boxing, Inc. is Gary Toney, former national president of United States Amateur Boxing, Inc. and team leader for the 2000 U. S. Olympic team in the Sydney, Australia Olympics. As a youth, Gary won numerous Golden Gloves Championships to include the West Virginia and Tri-State championships. Gary has coached amateur boxers since 1967, served as president of the West Virginia Local Boxing Committee for 13 years, and held various administrative positions on the national level as well as serving as team leader for numerous international competitions. Gary is the current president of the West Virginia Local Boxing Committee.
The secretary-treasurer of the organization is Connie Toney. Connie served as the secretary and registration chairperson of the West Virginia Local Boxing Committee for serveral years. She also judged on the local, regional and national level. She once judged the finals of the U. S. Championships in Syracuse, NY which was televised on ABC's Wide World of Sports.
Connie Brammer is the matchmaker for competitions in West Virginia and serves as the chief official. Additionally, she is the chief official of the West Virginia Local Boxing Committee. She has officiated in numerous local, regional and national competitions as well as attending national clinics at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. She was selected as the Hooks for Books Boxing Official of the Year for 2009-2010.
Carol Smyth is the Registration Chairperson of USA Boxing and handles all clerical duties for Hometown Heroes Boxing.
Seth Adkins, MD of Huntington, WV is the chief physician for Hometown Heroes Boxing.
Other individuals instrumental in making the events a success are: Carol Smyth, Roy Smyth, Brandon Quihuis, , Larry Davenport, Steve Dotson, Barry Curry, Jonathan Kuhn, Paula Lacy, Kisha Walker, Chris Pullen, Rob Fletcher, Steven Allred, Doug Pauley, Dan Clarkson, Mike King, Noah and Gina Kirk.
Of course the most important individuals in our program are the athletes who compete. Without them there would not be Hometown Heroes Boxing.
Our organization is based on the belief that our youth's education is of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to students achieving their goal of a higher education. We hope that Hometown Heroes Boxing will eventually become a national program so it may have a greater impact on higher education.
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