Coaching Team

Head Coach:

Mark Bebbington

Senior England boxing coach
AIBA 1* coach

Mark set up New Era boxing in 2011 after recognising the lack of boxing clubs within the area. New Era boxing is now firmly established in the area and Mark now is working on extending the club beyond its current capacity with the support of the clubs partners. Mark oversees all of the coaching at the club and works in partnership with Tom Bunby (See below) to develop outside activities, competition and development of the club. Mark also runs schools sessions and boxing projects locally and has worked with numerous students through education programmes.


Elite Coach:

Glyn Jones

Full England Boxing Coach

Glyn joined the club in 2011 and has since then been a major part of preparing members to develop their skills, tactics and fitness to be able to their very best.

Development Coach:

Steve Bunby

Full England boxing coach

Working across both Junior and Senior sessions, Steve has previous experience within professional boxing whilst working as an inspector for the British boxing board of control. Steve joined the club in 2013 and has developed his strength and conditioning knowledge. Steve works closely with individuals leading up to competition and ensure that they are in the best physical condition possible.


Assistant coach:

Joe Eccleston

Assistant England boxing coach
BBBC registered coach

Joining the coaching team in 2015, Joe was a regular member of the club when he decided to take a coaching opportunity and hasn’t looked back since. Joe progresses further with his coaching and was awarded his full professional coaching award. Joe is currently working with competitive members of the new era team and aims to develop their technical and tactical ability.


Assistant coach:

Kelly Browne

Full England boxing coach

Competing as a junior, Kelly rejoined the sport in 2014 firstly to focus on fitness and enjoyed being a part of the club to the point where he was offered a coaching opportunity in 2016 and has since became a fully qualified England boxing association coach. Kelly continues to support training sessions in the junior and junior competitor sessions.


Coach and Mentor

Tom Bunby

Combining managing the club, working with the clubs sponsors and coaching, Tom is the go to man for anything to do with the clubs day to day running. Tom is now a mentor and works with new members of the club to develop their fundamental skills.


Club Treasurer:

Mark Bebbington

Club Chairperson:

Club Child Welfare Officer:

Gill Bebbington

New Era community boxing is a club that welcomes and ages and experience levels at the club. We work with every member to guide and support them in a positive training environment. Please feel free to visit or contact the club to see what you can offer.