James Porter is our Head Coach. James boxed professionally for about 15 years as well as coaching an amateur boxing team with fighters that have won the State Golden Gloves Tournament each year. Boxing is James’ passion and adding The Rock Steady Boxing Training Certification to his repertoire is very exciting.

Wende Personette is our Program Director and Assistant Coach. Wende is the Owner/Director of Nancy Sauer School of Theatrical Dancing. She has been dancing her entire life, and teaching dancing since she was 13 years old. Boxing became an important part of her life while helping James with his professional career. Rock Steady is such an exciting program, Wende is looking forward to helping others FIGHT BACK AGAINST PARKINSON’S!