James M. Cvetic has been involved with boxing since 1973. For over 30 years he has been actively involved in promoting young boxers to become champions in life. He has opened seven boxing gyms in Western Pennsylvania which have produced Regional, State and National Golden Gloves Champions. These boxers have competed in the United States Boxing traveling team, Silver Gloves National Championships, Police Athletic League National Championships, the Golden Gloves Championships and as the USA Boxing Alternates.
Mr. Cvetic has received the National Jefferson Award, Kids Need Hero's Award, Son's and Daughter's of the American Revolution Award and numerous City, County and State Proclamations for involvement with youth and keeping kids off the street. He has promoted the Pennsylvania Golden Gloves for over 25 years and has sponsored teams to the the National Tounaments for over 25 years. Thus resulting in youth becoming police officers, graduating with law degrees, youth counselors, corporate executives, vice presidents of banks, teachers and one young man graduated from West Point Military Academy with high honors directly resulting from their involvement in boxing and the opportunity to compete in the Golden Gloves.
Mr. Cvetic's passion for boxing and the Golden Gloves has been of the highest standards both in safety, spirit and fair play,