Shipyards Boxing is a family owned and operated club run by husband and wife team, Jay Alexander and Kelly Zacny.  Both coaches compete in the sport and are excited to bring their passion for boxing and fitness to Collingwood.


Jay "Hardknoxx" Alexander


Jay is a professional boxer and has also fought professionally in Mixed Martial Arts. He brings over 20 years of boxing experience to Shipyards, having worked with individuals of all ages and abilities to help improve their fitness as well as amateur and professional athletes. 

Kelly Zacny


Kelly has only recently started her amateur fight career but she is no stranger to the boxing and fitness world. With over 10 years of coaching experience, she is excited to bring her passion for the sport of boxing to the town of Collingwood. 

Socrates Celestial


Shipyards is pleased to have coach Socrates Celestial as part of the team. Coach Soc is the competitive boxing coach for both Jay and Kelly and has over 25 years experience in the boxing world. He has coached at the provincial level and was invited in 2018 to coach the Canadian National Boxing team at the World Championships in Hungary. 

Jamie Ferris


Jamie has been involved in the boxing world for over 20 years and has competed as an amateur boxer. He has coached athletes in both amateur and professional boxing and has run boxing programs for athletes ranging from young kids and teens to pro athletes. We are excited to have Jamie on the Shipyards team!