Staff

Note: In order to ensure a timely response, general questions, questions about licenses should be sent to: membership(at)cyclingbc.net

Richard Wooles

Senior Director of Sport Development

richard@cyclingbc.net

Responsibilities include:

  • Strategic goal setting to progress the sport of cycling in BC
  • Program design and management to cultivate riders, coaches and officials
  • Stakeholder relations to stimulate participation and quality of programs and events
  • Athlete coaching, education and mentorship

Biography:

A former athlete and coach for multiple Olympic Games, Richard has been with Cycling BC for the past 10 years and is excited by this new role. Working in tandem with Jim, Richard will be able to focus his energy on the sport of cycling to create unprecedented growth in all aspects of the sport.

Richard is a native of Wales and a long time contributor to cycling in British Columbia, having first made an impact locally at the Commonwealth Games in Victoria. Richard comes to us following over 30 years in the sport and successful leadership roles with British Cycling, a professional team and the UCI.

Richard Wooles - Senior Director of Sport Development

Erin Waugh

Finance & Administration Manager

erin@cyclingbc.net

Responsibilities include:

  • Financial management and reporting to ensure due process and compliance
  • Grant applications, funding and reporting
  • Event insurance and sanctioning for race and event organizers
  • Board of Directors and Committee development and governance

Biography:

Erin brings a passion for cycling and over 20 years of experience in finance and administration work.

Mom of two (almost) grown kids, Erin has been an avid cyclist since they were young: she started pulling a burley trailer, graduated to a tandem trail-a-bike and eventually insisted on them riding on their own. Now one of them regularly commutes on her bike and the other is rides at the national level. When she isn’t in the office, Erin is often cooking for friends after a leisurely road ride or a hike in Lynn Canyon.

Erin Waugh - Finance & Administration Manager

Tara Mowat

High Performance Manager

tara@cyclingbc.net

Duties:

  • Developing yearly training camp and project schedules for all disciplines, and planning all logistical details related to the execution of each discipline’s yearly plan
  • Providing quality coaching and technical support to athletes on Provincial projects to help them achieve success at the National and International level
  • Creating a sustainable High Performance program through the creation and implementation of policies and procedures

Goals:

  • Providing quality coaching and training opportunities to athletes
  • Maintaining a National medal hit and National Champ rate at or above 25%
  • Creating a High Performance Athlete Handbook to be launched in 2016
Tara Mowat - High Performance Manager

Vanessa Kroeker

Membership and Communication

membership@cyclingbc.net

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, development and implementation of communications strategies and membership services
  • Engagement with members and stakeholders to understand needs and develop meaningful partnerships
  • Research and development of resources to deliver key services and grow membership

Biography:

With extensive experience working with community-based organizations, Vanessa brings a passion for collaborative community building to Cycling BC.

Since moving to Vancouver, Vanessa has channeled her lifelong pursuit of sport to exploring the mountains, through climbing, hiking, mountaineering, and skiing. Even on the wettest day of the year, you can find her riding her bike around the city of Vancouver.

Vanessa Kroeker - Membership and Communication

Ben Chaddock

iRide coordinator

iRide@cyclingbc.net

604-BC-iRide

Responsibilities include:

  • iRide Program Management & Event Coordination
  • iRide Coach Development
  • iRide 2020 Vision: Oversight & Implementation
    Create BC youth club development strategies

Biography:

As the Program Coordinator for iRide–Cycling BC’s youth initiative–Ben enjoys the challenge of creating and implementing new strategies that provide safe, fun and exciting events for introductory youth cyclists in British Columbia.

Ben’s cycling passion took hold as a university student, when he came to the sport after an elite amateur alpine skiing career. During his four years at Whitman College, he helped rebuild their cycling team, to reclaim the National Collegiate championship in 2009 and 2010. Moving into the North American professional peloton in 2011, Ben raced at the largest events in North America and claimed the Canadian Criterium Championship title in 2012. Ben has worked with youth cyclists in various capacities since 2008, and continues to race provincially in support of youth development.

Ben Chaddock - iRide coordinator

Sarah Davidson

Administrative Support

sarah@cyclingbc.net

Sarah Davidson - Administrative Support

Adam Muys

BMX Coach

Duties:

  • Developing coaches
  • Developing provincial race team, tracking number of results and championships
  • Supporting the Development team

Goals:

  • Tracking daily training programs of U14 and U17 group
  • Fostering good athletes and good racers as a measure of success
  • Tracking and measuring athletes in standard skill tests
Adam Muys - BMX Coach

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