Charles began boxing for the club in 2005. With Chris Andrews's guidance he went on to become the 2008 National Junior ABA champion, 2008 GB U19 champion, 2009 British Universities champion, 2010 Midlands Senior ABA Champion and represented England on numerous occasions, holding wins over the Canadian, Commonwealth and German champions. Charles is also a former sparring partner for world champions Tony Bellew and Nathan Cleverly.
Charles began coaching with Chris Andrews in 2008 within PRU's and schools. He is now an Occupational Therapist and began using boxing as an evidence based therapeutic intervention within a variety of mental health and neurological settings.
Charles set up Box Positive, an organisation that helps people to combat Parkinson's symptoms through non-contact boxing.