Coach Kristi’s Corner – February 2017

Keep the stoke going in February A successful team ride ends with getting everyone back, stoked and in one piece! The League just wrapped up a great weekend of Intro to Coaching classes focusing on leading team rides. This is a new curriculum that will soon be required for anyone riding with League teams. More dates will […]

Alum and Lead Race Timer Kiefer Dundas

Name: Kiefer Dundas City: Seattle Team: Ballard Years you raced: 2012-2014 # of years with League total involvement: This will be my 6th year. How long have you been mountain biking? 6 years How did you end up riding with the League? A friend of mine told me about the League and I went to a […]

Legacy Coach Sarah Bender

Name: Legacy Coach Sarah Bender City: Duvall Team: Cedarcrest Dirt Riders Years with League: 2010-present Why are you coaching? Mountain biking is a lifelong sport that speaks to the needs of so many different types of people. Getting kids to fall in love with cycling as well as the outdoors is what makes me happy. How […]

Coach Travis Blue

  Name: Travis Blue City: Leavenworth Team: Icicle Bicycle Club Years with League: 2013 – present Why are you coaching/how did you start coaching? This is our 4th season. I’m coaching because I love to share the things I’m passionate about with others. I enjoy working with youth and am passionate about riding mt. bikes […]

Coach Kristi’s Corner: January 2017

It’s a brand new year, and you know what that means. Time to start training! January: target 1-2 practices per week Your focus for January is to get students back onto their bikes consistently, especially if you haven’t been riding together as a team already. Many will likely have been off their bikes in the […]

Prosser Middle School Team Informational Night

Coach Kristi’s Corner: December 1, 2016

Taking it outside: Early on-bike practices Once you have gone through all of your students’ bikes and are confident they are ready to ride, you’ll want to organize your first outside/on-bike practice. Some of you might live in places where it’s not possible to ride outside or on trails at this time of year. If […]

Coach Shannon Mahre-Skouras

Name: Shannon Mahre-Skouras City: Naches Team: Yakima Years involved: 2014- present How are you involved with the League? I am the coach for the Yakima Team and I also host free MTB clinics for women and kids throughout the PNW. What got you started? I have always loved coaching, teaching and inspiring kids and women, […]

Coach Ian Paus

Name: Ian Paus City: Wenatchee/East Wenatchee School District: Eastmont Team: Wenatchee Valley Composite How long have you been involved?  Two seasons Why are you coaching/how did you start coaching?  I started a district-wide mountain bike club in the Eastmont School District and joining the Washington Student Cycling League was a great fit for my club. […]

Volunteer Aron Springer and Daughter Charlotte

Volunteer/Ride Leader: Aron Springer Student/Rider: Charlotte Springer, 10th grade City: Bothell Team: Northshore Composite Gnarwhals How long have you been involved with the League? Aron: My son Andy started in spring of 2013 and I started getting more involved the following year, spring 2014. Charlotte: I’ve been with the team for almost three years. My […]