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Jeannette and Shawn are the founders, owners and trainers at the Timmins Boxing Club. They are dedicated, hard working, and enthusiastic motivators.  They love what they do and want to help you achieve your fitness and health goals. Jeannette and Shawn take a lot of pride in the club. They take their time to get to know each and every one of their members and treat them like family.   They make themselves available to chat with members before and after class. It's their goal to make sure you to achieve the success that you are looking for.

Shawn Johnstone

Shawn was born and raised in Timmins has always had a passion for boxing. As a youth, Shawn trained under George 'Red' Mustato right here in Timmins. As a young adult, Shawn moved to Calgary, and trained under Mike Miles who was the 8th Ranked Kick boxer. In 1989, Shawn moved back to Timmins and continued training under Red Mustato.  In 2002, he and his wife opened the Timmins Boxing Club.

Shawn instructed for many years in Haganah - Fierce Israeli Guerrilla Hand-To-Hand Tactics (F.I.G.H.T.) an Israeli Military Martial Art. He has extensive experience in compliance, direction and take-down techniques. Shawn is a fully Certified Level III NCCP Boxing Coach and has been coaching for 18 years.


Shawn has many favorite sayings - some are..."Come on now!", "Praise the boxing gods.", "If you can't feel it, you aren't really here." and "You pay for this."

Jeannette Johnstone

Jeannette was born and raised in Red Lake and has always had a passion for healthy living.  Her interest in boxing developed as she supported her husband Shawn in his training.


Jeannette holds a NCCP Boxing Coach Certification and has been coaching for the last 17 years. 


Jeannette focuses on core strength and full body workouts. She strongly believes that that everyone can achieve their fitness goals and that every workout makes you stronger and brings you one step closer to where you want to be. Jeannette is the Saturday classes and Kids Box Fit Coach.


Her favorite expressions include "I want you to be yelling my name tomorrow." and "Feel the Love!"


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Scott Roy

Scott was born and raised in Timmins has always had an interest in boxing. As a child, he would read the columns about boxing in the Timmins Daily Press that George 'Red' Mustato would write. After bouncing around various cities and professions, upon returning to Timmins he joined the club in 2006. 

Over the years Scott has acquired various skills and qualifications including Haganah - Fierce Israeli Guerrilla Hand-To-Hand Tactics (F.I.G.H.T.) an Israeli Military Martial Art, NCCP Boxing Coach Certification and NCCP Boxing Judge Certification. He has extensive experience in compliance, direction and take-down techniques. 


Scott's favorite class to teach is Saturday morning Kid's Box-Fit Class, since he's basically a big three year old.


Evan Gillies

Evan was born and raised in Timmins.  He's pretty awesome, a damn good boxer and trainer. He's completing his bio as soon as we can tear him away from his training...

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