Teddy Atlas is at his second job this weekend. The Island boxing guru is in Los Angeles for ESPN to cover the high-profile featherweight battle between Leo Santa Cruz (30-0-0-1) and Abner Mares (29-1-1).
Renowned boxing trainer Teddy Atlas Jr. addressed the kids on Monday at Silver Lake following the 18th annual CYO-Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Grammar School Golf Championships. “It’s much more than hitting a tiny white ball,” said Atlas. “It’s about being with the right people in a beautiful place.”
Borough President James Oddo’s Clean Team initiative will be expanded to five days a week, thanks to the Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation’s Cops and Kids Boxing Program.
“Be champions!” said former boxing trainer and Staten Island native Teddy Atlas, at the launch of his “Atlas Pride” incentive program at Stapleton’s Staten Island Community Charter School (SICC) in early January. And that’s exactly what 45 SICCS first- through fifth- graders did in the weeks that followed.
Staten Island Borough President James Oddo and boxing commentator and trainer Teddy Atlas, of the Dr. Theodore Atlas Foundation, have teamed up once again to benefit less fortunate members of the borough.