Remo DiCarlo

AKA “Coach Remo”


  • Canadian Lightweight Champion (1983-1986).
  • Six-Year Professional Fighting Career.
  • Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee.
  • Ontario Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee.


“It’s better to build boys than to mend men.” – S. Truett Cathy

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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• ‘Old School’ Boxing Coaching System
• ‘Old School’ Focus Mitt Technique

Coaching Philosophy:
“Anyone can throw a punch. The art of boxing is learning not to get hit.”

Coach Remo offers a no-frills boxing style that emphasizes ‘Old School’ techniques, training methods and ring wisdom. Listening to Remo speak for mere seconds increases your boxing IQ ten-fold. His enthusiasm for not only boxing but for life is highly infectious and often sought after.

Remo DiCarlo, a lifelong resident of Etobicoke, was Canada’s Lightweight Boxing Champion from 1983-1986. Remo’s amateur boxing years started at age 13 and encompassed 55 contests with only 6 losses. He won the Ontario title at 15 and held onto it for two years, along with being the bronze medalist at Nationals. Remo turned Professional at the age of 17. He won the Canadian Lightweight title from Johnny Summerhays at the age of 19 and held onto the title for 4 years. Some of his most memorable opponents were Louis Loy and Kenny ‘Bang-Bang’ Bogner (former world ranked top ten contenders), Gaetan Hart (former Canadian Welterweight Champion) and Mario Cusson (former Canadian Welterweight Champion). Remo culminated a six-year Professional career with 23 wins and only 2 defeats.

In 1984-1985 Remo was awarded Canadian Professional Fighter of the Year by the Canadian Boxing Federation for defending his Canadian title four times in one year. In 1985 Remo was awarded the honour of being Faustina’s Etobicoke Sportsman of the Year and in 1997 Remo was inducted into the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame. In May 2019, Remo was inducted into the Ontario Boxing Hall of Fame, a well deserved accolade.

Favourite Pre-Workout Fuel:

Favourite Post-Workout Fuel:  

Favourite Rest Day Fuel:
Steak and Vegetables

Interested in working with Coach Remo? Reach out to the coaching staff at West End AC by emailing