Billy Stanick, owner of White Rock Boxing gym, has been in the boxing business for 50 years, first as an amateur boxer then as a trainer, promoter and manager. He is presently managing Daniel “Dangerous” Powell, a promising light welterweight with a record of 10 and 0 and 9 knockouts. Billy has been hosting the South Carolina Golden Gloves at his gym for quite a few years now and has been involved with the Carolinas’ Boxing Hall of Fame since 2009 becoming a board member in 2010. He has sponsored several National Golden Gloves Champions and has had numerous Southern Golden Gloves Champions. Billy has put a lifetime of work into boxing and helping young men and women become champions in boxing and in life.
Aside from boxing, Billy Stanick has been in the commercial roofing business for 44 years as owner and president of Stanick Sheet Metal & Roofing Co., Inc. He was bestowed the Palmetto Patriot Award by Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer and South Carolina state Senator Jake Knox. He was also given the Lifetime Achievement Award by Andrew Stokes of Palmetto Boxing Promotions.
Billy was married to his childhood sweetheart, Linda Mayhew Stanick, for 53 years and together they raised 2 wonderful children, Billy Stanick Jr. and LaJuana Stanick Sturkie. He has 2 grandsons who work with him at Stanick Sheet Metal & Roofing Co., Zachary Sturkie and Chandler Sturkie.