James is an experienced MTB coach and is one of only a few coaches to achieve the UCI Coaching Diploma. He has worked with all level of riders from complete beginners to World Cup riders. James is a MTB expert tutor for the UCI, this seems him delivering their coach education courses all over the world to aspiring MTB coaches.
James has over 10 years of riding and racing behind him. Over the years he has challenged himself to complete Ironman 70.3 triathlons, long-distance swims and many a MTB race, so he knows what it takes to train hard!
James is never happier than when out on his local trail or mastering a new skill, and this passion transfers into his coaching. James has a strong understanding of coaching, skills and training principles, however his coaching style will not baffle you with exercise science, its simple and very affective. This is also carried over to his strength and conditioning programming. Over the past year this has produced great results for James and the riders he works with.
UCI Coaching Diploma | Brtish Cycling Trainee Level 3 MTB Coach | British Cycling Level 2 MTB Coach
British Cycling Level 2 BMX Coach | MBLA Trail Cycle leader | Outdoor First Aider | Gym Instructor | Master Personal Trainer