MIKE MONAGHAN / FOUNDER & HEAD MOUNTAIN BIKE COACH & CYCLE COACH LEVEL 2
Mike is a very keen mountain biker with a lifetime of cycling behind him. Since a career within the global automotive sector, Mike took early retirement to pursue a passion for cycling. With the help of his wife and the enthusiasm of his young grandchildren to encourage him, Mike has drawn upon a need in the area to promote and develop a growing sector in cycling. Working with British Cycling, he has developed a programme that is flexible for busy families, while encouraging talent amongst young aspiring cyclists. Mike is competing again this year in the gruelling 40 mile mountain bike challenge known as the Hamsterley Beast raising money for the Great North Air Ambulance.
MARK SALISBURY / LEVEL 2 CYCLING COACH
Mark is a level 2 qualified coach and keen cyclist. He takes part the Road, Mountain and Cyclocross disciplines, he is a very enthusiastic cyclist often doing his daily 60 mile work commute by bicycle. He has ridden many cyclo-sportives including Stockton’s very own 100 mile Tour de Moor, and RideLondon 100, often clocking up in excess of 300 miles per week during the warmer months.
He is planning to use his British Cycling Racing License to have a go at racing cyclocross during the 2018/19 season.
He can be regularly seen out and about in his Team Cystic Fibrosis cycling kit, a cause he is equally enthusiastic about. Mark has a good basic knowledge of cycle maintenance and has built several bikes himself.
SAM MORGAN / LEVEL 2 CYCLING COACH & LEVEL 2 MOUNTAIN BIKE COACH
Sam is a student of Teesside University where he is studying Sports Development. He loves mountain biking and comes with over 2 years experience as an outdoor instructor.
BRENDAN HARRISON / LEVEL 2 CYCLING COACH
Brendan is our newest coach and is an avid mountain biker. Brendan rides many miles of mountain bike trails, natural moorland trails and is an expert at riding tricky terrain.
KAREN MONAGHAN / SAFEGUARDING / ADMINISTRATION
Karen is a keen outdoor activity supporter and enjoys helping everyone. She is our organiser and manages our administration. Karen keeps track of the children as they arrive and depart the club along with ensuring our safety and wellbeing at all times.
IAN HAILSTONE / SAFEGUARDING
Ian is a very keen cyclists and enjoys our family rides and is at home on the road or off road. Ian is our qualified child welfare officer and is responsible for safeguarding your children during sessions, events and rides.