BiciSport Coaching STAFF
BiciSport has experienced coaches in Alex Simmons and John Crouchley available to provide ongoing support to BiciSport members.
accredited Cycling Australia coach,
Commissaire LEVEL 2, and
Performance Director with RST Sport
Alex is a regular track and road cycling competitor, Alex’s recent cycling success includes winning a State Championship title in the Teams Pursuit (his favourite event) and making the podium at National Masters Track, State Criterium and Team Time Trial Championships. Following an accident in 2007 which resulted in a lower leg amputation, Alex made a successful return to competitive bike racing including the World Masters Track Championships and is a dual Oceania Paralympic Road Cycling Champion and dual Silver Medallist at the Australian Paralympic Road Racing Championships.
Alex regularly provides advice and insight into the use and application of the latest power analysis tools and is a proponent of scientific and professionally-based coaching principles. He holds a Bachelors Degree from the ANU (Mathematics, Physics) and regularly writes articles on the topic of training and racing with a power meter.
Alex coaches riders from the UK, Europe, North America and Australia including riders seeking to get into better shape for Etape and club tour events, club and Masters level racers in track, road and criterium racing disciplines looking to nail their local events and championships, through to elite/Category 1 riders seeking National Team Selection.
Alex’s clients have attained World and National Championship wins as well as setting several World Records.
Alex is currently a BiciSport Club Coach and was the Club TTT Selector from 2007 to 2013. Alex became an accredited UCI Race Convoy driver in January 2017 and an accredited Level 2 Cycling Australia Commissaire in January 2018.
coaching since 1985
John has coached four Olympic cyclists during his time as a coach (including Seoul and Barcelona Olympians). John was the NSW State Coaching Director from 1992 to 1997. John was a team manager at the Commonwealth Bank Cycle Classic from 1985 to 2000. From 1997 to 2000 John was an active participant to the Sydney Olympic Committee (Cycling).
From 2005 John has coached numerous Masters cyclists and himself is a National Masters track champion (Individual Pursuit 2010). John has been an active member of BiciSport since 2006. John is currently a BiciSport Club Coach and was a Club TTT Selector from 2014 until 2016.
John can be contacted on 0417 455 408 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org