Gym Owner/ Muay Thai/ Boxing Coach Eddie "Loco"
Retired professional athlete with over 15yrs experience competing and coaching boxers. Owner/head trainer at PTC Boxing Gym in San Diego (Birdrock beach), CA.
Gym Owner/ Boxing Coach Michael "Mikey O." Olivares
Gym Owner/Boxing Coach Michael “Mikey O.” Olivares
Michael started boxing at the age of 11 with the encouragement of his father and competed in the local USA Boxing circuit before joining the US Navy.
In 2006 Mikey began working as a boxing trainer at PB Boxing, formerly the Boxing Club. He eventually left PB Boxing in 2009 to train clients privately and partnered with Coach Eddie Loco in 2010 to open PTC.
Gym Manager/ Strength & Fitness Coach Vu Mai
Nicknamed “La Pulga” for her small frame and quick and explosive fighting style, Vu made her pro-debut in western boxing on March of 2016 and is currently active as a pro female boxer for the minimum weight class (105 lbs. and under).
Muay Thai/ Boxing Coach Gabe Mendoza
Nicknamed “Lil Bull,” Gabe has over 7 years of experience in training and competing in Muay Thai under Coach Eddie Loco. He also has a purple belt in Jiu Jitsu and has close to 10 years of experience.
Muay Thai Coach James Dixon
James started training in the martial art Tae Kwon Do at age 4. His passion for martial arts grew as he became inspired by Bruce Lee films and kung fu movies. At the age of 18 he began to explore and train in multiple disciplines including Jeet Kune Do, Wing Chun Kung Fu, Filipino Kali, Muay Thai, Judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and catch wrestling. In 2012 he made his kickboxing debut and currently holds a record of 2-0 and MMA record of 5-2-0.
The "PTC Boys"
Benny & Chalky are the PTC Boxing Gym security staff. They are Blue/White English Staffordshire Bull Terriers. Both born in California from two different breeders.