Inducted on November 13, 2003

Teddy AtlasDate of Birth: July 29, 1956
Family: Wife, Elaine
Children, Nicole and Teddy III

Background: Boxed amateur and won 1976 139 lbs. Adirondack Golden Gloves title.
Retired due to back injury.

· Training fighters since 1976
· Trained fighters for Cus D’Amato, the former trainer of Heavyweight Champion Floyd
Patterson, for six years in Catskill, NY
· Trained 1980 Swedish Olympic Team
· Trained European Welterweight Champion Gary Jacobs
· First trainer of Mike Tyson, 4 years
· Trained former World Featherweight Champion Barry McGuigan
· Trained former World Light Heavyweight Champion Donny LaLonde and former World Welterweight
Contender Simon Brown
· Trained renowned Dancer-Choreographer Twyla Tharp for her comeback at age 42
· Trained American Ballet Dancer for piece named “Everlast” performed at the Metropolitan
Opera House
· Trained actor Willem DaFoe for movie role as fighter in film “Triumph of the Spirit”. Also
choreographed fight scenes and played a part in the same film
· Choreographed fight scenes for episode of TV series “Against the Law” and played part in
same episode
· Played role in HBO movie “Only in America”, the Don King Story
· Did color commentary for fight shows on Sports Channel Television
· Did color commentary with Dan Dierdof for ABC Wide World of Sports Broadcast of Championship Boxing
· Did color commentary for HBO Radio Broadcast of fights on Westwood One for 3 years
· Worked with two-time World Champion Joey Gamache and former World Champion Tracy Patterson
· Trained two-time World Heavyweight Champion Michael Moorer
· Hired in 1996 as Spokesman for Everlast men’s active wear clothing line
· A screenplay on his life story was written by Mark Medorf (Children of a Lesser God)
· Color Commentator for ESPN2 “Friday Night Fights”
· Played role in the film “Gloria”, Directed by Sydney Lumet, starring Sharon Stone
· Played himself in Ron Shelton directed movie, “Play it to the Bone” starring Antonio
Banderas and Woody Harrelson
· Hired by NBC to be the Color Analyst and partner with Marv Albert for boxing coverage at
the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia
· Helps run charity foundation for people in need. “The Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Memorial