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Melina Dipaolo -Owner - Fitness instructor - trainer

Melina is the owner of knockout NORTH END as well as sister studio, ride NORTH END.

Melina has had an affinity for all things fitness throughout her life and decided to open ride NORTH END, a cycling studio at 420 Hanover St. back in 2015.

In 2018 she decided to open knockout NORTH END, a boutique boxing gym at 89 Salem St. Melina graduated from Emerson College and became an entrepreneur in 2015 when she opened ride.

Melina hold numerous fitness instruction certifications ranging from SPIN to Kettlebells. Although Melina teaches more classes at ride then knockout, she frequently covers classes or hosts classes at the studio.

knockout BOXING Eric Pedone

ERic pedone - operations manager

Eric grew up in the North End and is in charge of operations for both ride NORTH END and knockout NORTH END.

He has been a part of the team since day one and can assist customers with purchasing class packs and memberships.

knockout BOXING - Eric Goff

ERic Goff - Amatuer boxer - Trainer

Eric grew up in Weymouth, Ma and attended Weymouth High School where he played Football.

Eric has been boxing for 4 years out of Bayshore Athletic Club where he trains with numerous professional and amatuer fighters, amoung them are world champions & olympians. As an amatuer boxer Eric has had international fights in Ireland & Canada, as well as numerous fight around the nation in places like Pennsylvania, Vermont & New York.

Eric is a great addition to the team and covers knockout 101, knockout BOXING and our knockout ADVANCED classes.