Coaches

Coaches

Name: Josef George
Title: Head Coach, Youth Development Officer
Coach Since: 2011
Favourite Cyclist: Mark Cavendish
Favourite Colour: Green
Favourite Food: Pizza
Fun Fact: Josef rode the League 2000 (CWCC Racing League) from 1995 – 2009!

Name: Shaun Joughin
Title: Youth Coach Leader
Coach Since: 2014
Favourite Cyclist: Peter Sagan
Favourite Colour: Orange
Favourite Food: Thai
Fun Fact: Shaun once rode a time trial on a pink shopping bike!

Name: Richard Carter
Title: Track Coach Leader
Coach Since: 2015
Favourite Cyclist: Graeme Obree
Favourite Colour: Rainbow
Favourite Food: Big Mac
Fun Fact: Richard had his wedding televised!

Name: Ian Thompson
Title: Youth Coach Leader / Adult Coach Leader
Coach Since: 2016
Favourite Cyclist: Chris Froome
Favourite Colour: Green
Favourite Food: Chinese
Fun Fact: Once upon a time, Ian used to have curly blonde hair!

Name: Anthony Moy
Title: Youth Coach Leader / Adult Coach Leader
Coach Since: 2017
Favourite Cyclist: Alberto Contador
Favourite Colour: Red
Favourite Food: Spaghetti Bolognese
Fun Fact: Anth once rode a bike inside of an elevator!

Name: Tom Levell
Title: Youth Coach Leader
Coach Since: 2018
Favourite Cyclist: John Tomac
Favourite Colour: Orange
Favourite Food: Pizza
Fun Fact: Tom entered a cycling event on his daughter’s bike after his bike broke!

Name: Paul Norton
Title: Youth Coach Leader
Coach Since: 2019
Favourite Cyclist: Peter Sagan
Favourite Colour: Purple
Favourite Food: John Dory
Fun Fact: Paul drove to the south of France to watch the first week of the Vuelta in 2017 where he got to meet some of the teams at their coffee stop in Nimes!

Name: John Horlock
Title: Youth Coach Leader
Coach Since: 2019
Favourite Cyclist: Josh Bender
Favourite Colour: Hot Rod Orange
Favourite Food: Indian (Especially Paneer)
Fun Fact: John enters lots of running and cycling events in fancy dress, including a Panto Cow!

Name: David Wilson
Title: Youth Coach Leader
Coach Since: 2019
Favourite Cyclist: Geraint Thomas
Favourite Colour: Yellow
Favourite Food: Thai Green Curry & Fried Rice.
Fun Fact: Did you know that you can fit 15 bikes into the space occupied by a single car (and a bike is 20 times cheaper to maintain than a car!)

Alumni:

Name: Steve Binks
Title: Youth Coach Leader
Coach Since: 1986
Favourite Cyclist: Eddy Merckx
Favourite Colour: Red
Favourite Food: Chocolate
Fun Fact: Steve won the BBC Unsung Hero award for the North East in 2016!

Name: Chris Hattan
Title: Youth Coach Leader
Coach Since: 2016
Favourite Cyclist: Miguel Indurain
Favourite Colour: Yellow
Favourite Food: Pasta
Fun Fact: Chris teaches people how to ride on two wheels and drive on four!

Name: Brett Stinton
Title: Youth Coach Leader
Coach Since: 2016
Favourite Cyclist: Mario Cipollini
Favourite Colour: Red
Favourite Food: Lentils
Fun Fact: Brett rides on an electric bike!