Introduction to coach Chris
In March 2015 I completed a 9,000km+ self supported cycling trip between Turkey & Australia, which involved cycling over the 2nd highest road in the world, the Pamir Highway & my highest mountain pass to date at 4,655m (on a 20kg bike with 20kg of luggage)!
Like many people I love cycling but I’m also really passionate about coaching & getting the best out of people. I believe in giving everyone a chance, in working with different needs & aspirations, putting each rider at the centre & running fun coaching sessions. I work with youth riders in cycling clubs, youth development teams, women’s teams & individuals.
Just like my riders, I want to be the best I can be & so I’m constantly learning from others, reading books & taking coaching workshops. As part of my coach development I spend some time each year working with the track development team at the Western Australian Institute of Sport in Perth. I’m also a volunteer coach at Track Cycling WA’s youth track sessions, held at the Speed Dome, Perth.
When I’m in the UK I love to coach track at the London Olympic Velodrome. I get a buzz every time I walk under the boards & see the smile on people’s faces when they get to ride track for the first time.
Level 3 (Core) Cycling Coach
Level 3 Road & Time Trial Coach
Level 3 Track Coach
Level 2 Track Coach
Level 2 Road & Time Trial Coach
Level 2 Mountain Bike Coach
Level 2 Cyclo-cross Coach
Level 2 BMX Coach
Level 2 Triathlon Coach
Level 2 Disability Coach
Watt Bike Power Cycling Instructor
Power, Understanding Cycling Performance – British Cycling Workshop
Assistant Commissaire – Road Racing
Enhanced DBS check
HSE Approved 1st Aid
Sports Coach UK Workshops:
What is a Master Talent Coach – with Jamie Edwards, Trained Brain
Elite Communication – William Anderson, The Teamworks
Talent ID – Andrew Bradshaw, U18 GB Girls Hockey Coach
How to Coach Disabled People in Sport
The Self Aware Coach – Sarah Murray
Coach Clean – Sports Coach UK & UKAD