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 […]

Coach Susan Clementson

Coach: Susan Clementson City: Bothell Team: Lake Washington Composite Why did you start coaching? As I transitioned from organizing women’s teams, clinics and racing, I knew I wanted to continue to contribute to the bike community. Passing on the fun of biking to kids seemed like a good next step! How long have you been […]

Coach Alec Josephson Jr.

Team Manager/Coach: Alec Josephson Jr.     City: Spokane Valley Team: Spokane Valley Composite Why did you start coaching? For multiple reasons. First, to give the youth of our community an alternative sustainable athletic activity, as biking is not a sport you outgrow–it’s an activity that can continue throughout one’s life. Second, to help bring more […]

Legacy Rider Elle Lee

November 3, 2016 WHERE ARE THEY NOW Legacy Rider: Elle Lee City: Arlington WA Team: Pilchuck Composite Years raced: 2012-2015 How long have you been mountain biking? 5-6 years How did you end up riding with the League? I got started with the League when I saw a flyer at my local bike shop–they sponsor […]