Coaching

With 25 years of cycling experience, I’ve learned what it takes to succeed and have fun. I’ll share that knowledge and help you develop the complete set of tools you need to reach your goals.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced pro, junior or master, I’ll work side-by-side with you to develop a training plan that matches your lifestyle, schedule, and riding interests. My coaching focuses on cyclocross and mountain biking, but applies equally well to other cycling pursuits. And I love introducing new riders to cyclocross and mountain bike racing.

There’s more to bike racing than physical training. In fact, success requires six essential ingredients. I work with each athlete to develop all six ingredients, and we’ll have fun doing it. I call it the six pack:

1) Fitness   2) Bike Handling   3) Technique
4) Dialed Equipment  5) Fun and Adventure   6) Race Craft (putting it all together)

My coaching style goes much deeper than just writing training plans and scheduling interval workouts. After all, cyclocross and mountain bike races often hinge upon bike handling, skills, sand pits, run ups,  and equipment savvy. I like to work in-depth with each athlete to overcome the full spectrum of racing challenges. This means frequent communication, customized work-outs, and constant individual attention.

Learn more about cyclocross school, the six pack method, and read athlete testimonials.

Coaching Plans

I offer coaching for both Boulder/Denver area athletes and non-local athletes. Regardless of your level, I’ll work with you to set goals and track your progress, identify and improve your strengths and weaknesses, and share the knowledge I’ve gained thru two decades of riding and racing. I strive to craft training plans that match your personality and lifestyle. Don’t be intimidated, you don’t need to be an expert racer to benefit greatly from working with a coach! You are not required to use a power meter, but that option is available. Contact me to discuss what is right for you!

Standard Coaching – Local Athlete ($325/month)

Includes:

  • Customized monthly training plans
  • Race calendar planning
  • Training log review and analysis as needed
  • Phone, text, or email contact w/ coach as needed
  • One-to-one meetings monthly
  • Pre and post race discussion
  • Equipment set-up advice
  • One free coach-led ride per month
  • Free Training Peaks premium account

Standard Coaching – Non-Local Athlete ($275/month)

This package includes all services listed above except monthly rides with coach. This plan is best for athletes outside Colorado who won’t have the opportunity for in-person coaching and clinics.

Premium Coaching ($ variable)

This is a customized package for athletes who want all the standard coaching services plus an emphasis on one-to-one coaching with skill sessions, race mentoring, equipment set up instruction, and coach-led training rides. Price varies based upon amount of additional services.

One Time Training Consultation ($125)

If you don’t want to commit to monthly coaching, I offer a one-time meeting where I’ll provide detailed advice to help you tackle your race season. Includes discussion of goals, race calendar, training strategy, and written recommendations to improve your results.

Private Skills Instruction ($125 per 1.5 hr session)

I provide customized instruction covering any topic for individuals or small groups. On-the-bike skills sessions are very effective and one of my most popular services.  Contact me to arrange your learning experience.

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