ricardo acuna has an extensive amount of international experience in different fighting styles, such as boxing, tae kwon do and kickboxing.

currently, he is a professional boxing coach/manager, coaching and promoting local pro-boxers. His passion is giving back to the community, he donates his free time to coach, develope, and mentor Uw boxing team and local amateur boxers. his intense driven for success has taken the UW boxing team to be three times ncba notional boxing champions, one-time state golden gloves champions, and to achieve many more awards. among all these things, he provide private boxing lessons for all levels at the  Seattle boxing gym, and at the Washington athletic club in Seattle WA.


some of his background: he started in the sport of tae kwon do at the early age of 9 years old in Guadalajara Mexico. he competed this sport achieving many amateur awards. at the age of 14 years old, he was certified as a black belt first degree. 

after earning his black bell in tae kwon do, he switched to the sport of boxing. within the next two years and a half, he participated in amateur boxing and competing at the professional level till he moved to Santa Ana, California. 

in 2008, here in Seattle, he motivated himself TO GET  back to what he enjoys the most "boxing". he began training in a local boxing gym in Bellevue. he has focused sharply in developing his boxing  coaching skill



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current achievements


 Some of his most recent boxing achievements are the following:

  • 2017-2018 State Golden Gloves Boxing Coach 
  • Coached and trained the THREE TIMES women National Champions, season 2015-2016.
  • Coached, trained and qualified the first Olympic trial boxer from UW Boxing Team in the Pathway To The Glory Olympic trial qualifiers tournament in Colorado Spring in June 2015.
  • Coached and trained the first Regional Golden Gloves Champion from the UW Boxing team in Las Vegas Regional Golden Gloves Championship in March of 2015, also, qualified him in the National Golden Gloves National Championship in April of 2015 that took place in Las Vegas Nevada.
  • Coached and trained four Stated Golden Gloves Champions at the state Golden Gloves tournament in Tacoma WA in February 2015 
  • First time in UW boxing history, helping the team to earn the overall woman's Championship with three individuals crowns at the West Point NY National Collegiate Championship in 2014 
  • Coached and trained the first three women National Champions in  2014.
  • Coach, trained and qualified fourteen USA boxing amateurs to the National Collegiate Boxing Championship that took place in West Point NY  in 2014.
  • Coached and contributed to an unprecedented two first place team trophies in USA boxing amateur tournaments throughout 2013.
  • Coached and trained the first national collegiate boxing association all American for the boxing club at the University of Washington in 2013.
  • Coached and trained the first Western Regional NCBA Champion in the history of the Boxing club at the University of Washington in 2013.
  • Coached, trained and qualified three USA boxing amateurs to the National Collegiate Boxing Association National championship in 2013.
  • Coached, trained and qualified two USA Boxing amateurs to National Collegiate Boxing Association National Championship in 2012.
  • Screened, selected and coach over 45 USA boxing amateur season at University of Washington since 2011.

  • instrumental in creating, developing and sustaining a USA boxing amateur boxing club at the University of Washington in 2011.