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Rob Papileis the owner and main instructor of Rob's Fight Club.  Mr Papile has 34 years of martial arts experience and has won hundreds of martial arts awards, including dozens of grand championship belts/trophies. 


Rob was the 1992 State TKD champion in heavyweight fighting in Pittsburgh, PA. Rob has trained for years in Full-Contact fighting, including Boxing and Kickboxing and is a Tough Man Champion.


Prior to opening RFC he owned a Karate/Boxing/KB gym for 13 years where he trained hundreds of students in Karate, Boxing, Kickboxing, Realistic Self-Defense, Defensive Tactics and Family Protection.  He is also a certified USA Boxing Coach and a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. (NASM CPT)


Recent Accomplishments Include: 

-2018 Masters Boxing Decision 5/15/18 Gleason's Gym

-2018  4th Annual Gleason's Masters Boxing Finalist

-2014 World Karate Union Grand Championship in Black Belt Fighting.

-2015 AK Continuous Contact Fighting Champion.

Kenneth C. Weister, NPTI CPT
Personal Trainer - Boxing & Kickboxing Coach- USA Boxing Coach
 
Ken is a top graduate of the National Personal Training Institute, one of the most comprehensive training institutes in the world. Ken has more than 10 years of experience training individual clients, client groups, and teaching classes in a variety of settings including large gyms, and at-home settings.  Ken has trained at some of the most prestigious combat sports gyms in the country.  He is the holder of the 2007 Philadelphia Golden Gloves championship (heavyweight division), as well as the two-time holder of the Lucien Blackwell Championship.  He has sparred with nationally and internationally ranked boxers and brings a deep understanding of how combat sports training can help get clients into shape through the use of combat training drills, progressive resistance and interval cardio helps clients lose fat, and gain strength and flexibility.

Ken’s clients have included men and women of all ages and abilities, including clients with severe physical restrictions (including paraplegia) up to competitive bodybuilders, amateur and professional boxers and MMA fighters.  His knowledge and experience of how to design and implement individualized workouts and workout programs has helped Ken achieve of the highest retention rates in the area.  His clients see and feel the results.  Ken’s programs specialize in boxing/kickboxing, functional training, fat loss, plyometrics, bodybuilding and physique training.

Joe O'Connor

RFC Striking Coach

-2018 4th Annual Gleason's Masters Boxing Champion 178+
Joe comes to RFC with over 20 years of martial arts experience with a focus on full-contact fighting.  He holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do/Moo Duk Kwan and has fought in 11 amateur kickboxing fights and numerous exhibition fights (both boxing and kickboxing) in the tri-state area.  As a fighter and an assistant instructor for a well-known Northeast Philadelphia gym, Joe has worked with hundreds of students and fighters of all skill levels over the years, including sparring with former US and World champions.  Bringing that experience to RFC, Joe runs our Coaching Class designed to help RFC students "hit more and get hit less", develop full contact fighting skills and get a great workout. 

Brian Schneider

Fitness Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Brian always had a passion for sports and exercise growing up. He played collegiate basketball at Pennsylvania College of Technology where he was named on the All Conference Team. Transferring to Millersville University, Brian graduated with a Bachelor's degree of Science. Throughout his 10 years of experience, Brian has coached a variety of clients from athletes to the every day person looking to lose weight, move better and feel healthier.