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Derrick James


Derrick James 


  • 40+ years of boxing experience; more than 15 years of coaching experience
  • Currently trains competing boxers, including two unified world champions 
  • 2020 Sports Illustrated Trainer Of The Year 
  • 2020 WBA Trainer Of The Year 
  • 2020 WBC Trainer Of The Year 
  • 2020 Trill Trainer Of The Year 
  • 2019 Trill Trainer Of The Year 
  • Named 2017 Trainer of the Year by The Ring magazine
  • Two-time WBC Champion Challenger
  • Former North American Title Challenger
  • Texas Super Middle and Light Weight Champion
  • Competed for Olympic trials
  • Fourth in World Championship in 1989
  • Two-time winner of Texas State Golden Gloves
  • Recorded fastest KO in American International Boxing history
  • Bronze Medal at the U.S. Olympic Festival
  • Trained with Olympic Medalists & World Champions