About Us

Please meet our coaches below. We look forward to working with you!

Head Coaches

Luis "Joe" Ybarra

Luis "Joe" Ybarra : Head Coach




USA Boxing Certified


USA Boxing Tech-2 Certified


AIBA Certified


                               CPR Certified


Safe Sport Certified


(719) 237-6982


Leo Rivera

Leo Rivera : Assistant Head Coach


USA Boxing Certified


USA Boxing Tech-2 Certified


Safe Sports Certified


CPR Certified


Sonny Duncan : Representative/Advisor


July 9, 1938 - December 26, 2019


After many years of service to the sport of boxing, Coach Sonny passed away December 26, 2019. Thank you Coach, you will always be remembered.

Colorado Springs Coaches

Josh Negale : Coach


Information coming soon!

Pueblo Coaches

Christine Cruz : Coach


Graduated from Central High School in 2004 at Pueblo, CO. Christine loves helping children, cooking, and Christianity. Her father and brother both loved boxing and she wants to continue the boxing legacy. Christine is willing to help anyone and everyone who wants to enjoy the sport of boxing.

Scott Gomez Sr. : Assistant Coach


Scott has been involved with amateur boxing from 1976 to 2021. He had boxed his entire life and coached boxing for over 25 years. Scott was also president of USA Boxing Colorado from 2000 to 2008. He was the regional coordinator for Four Corners Region 9. Scott has coached in many states, regional, national, and international boxing championships. Currently a construction business owner since 1997, boxing is part of Scott's entire life. He loves helping boxers from beginners to professional fighters.

My name is Luis "Joe" Ybarra. I'm the owner and head trainer at Ybarra's Boxing Club. I am a veteran of 40 years of training and experience in the sport of boxing.

Desire, Discipline, Confidence, Dedication, and Self-Esteem

Colorado Springs and Pueblo

(719) 237-6982


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