Category Archives: Coaching

CWCC Youth Sessions & League 2000 Update

Message from Josef George, CWCC Youth Development Officer

Hello everyone,

Firstly, I would like to say, thank you for the responses from all the parents who got back to me regarding my previous email. I appreciate that you shared your opinion and thoughts on our sessions potentially restarting at Middlesbrough Sports Village (MSV). I’ve had lots of messages asking for an update so, hopefully, the information below will answer a lot of your questions.

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Youth & Adult Training 10th Feb

Due to the poor weather conditions caused by storm Ciara, the coaching team have been closely monitoring the ever-changing weather conditions yesterday and today and unfortunately we have had to come to the decision to cancel tonight’s youth and adult training sessions.

In addition to this, the members of staff at Everyone Active, who maintain the facilities at Middlesbrough Sports Village, have informed me that due to the declining conditions with the wind, rain, potential sleet and sheer cold temperatures impending this evening, that it would be in everyone’s best interests to cancel tonight’s sessions.

They have been working this morning on removing a fallen tree branch (one of the bigger longer ones on the far side of the track) that had fallen on the track overnight and shattered. As a result of this and the looming conditions, the track is also littered with debris that they have tried to move, but the wind keeps blowing it back onto the circuit. There is also the possibility that some of the other trees have been weakened due to the storm, so for health and safety reasons we wouldn’t feel comfortable with running the session either.

Please help us spread the word.

We apologise that the sessions are off, but we will return with full strength next week!

Winter Training

The nights are closing in, it’s wet and cold! This can only mean one thing… yes you guessed it!

The winter adult training sessions are ready to start up 😂

Today is the first adult training at MSV.
19:30 – 21:00 £4 per rider.
Please arrive in time to sign on and complete a concent form. I’ll try to post a link to the form so you can print off etc

You don’t need to be a CW member to ride, just bring a bike, helmet and suitable clothing for the weather conditions.

The focus of these sessions is group riding, bike handling and fitness. Those who want to push a little (or a lot) harder will also be accommodated. So don’t be shy, give it a try.

As last year we are also allowing youth riders to take part. Most have been approached, but if any younger rider is interested please get in touch.

Hope to see you on the track 🚴🏻‍♂️💨

First Aid Course

The club is holding a Red Cross First Aid Course on Saturday 4 May. It will run from 9 till 5 and will take place in the Nunthorpe Methodist Church Hall.

The course is at an appropriate level for British Cycling coaches. If ride leaders need to refresh their qualification or gain this important qualification please contact Mike Cole.

There are a few places left. It will be free to club members!


Don’t forget that both youth and adult training resume tonight. The weather looks like being decent for the time of year, so we’ll hopefully see some good numbers there tonight!
Youth: 6:00 – 7:30pm
Adult: 7:30 – 9:00pm