Our Coaches

Adam Mills

Adam Mills

ADAM MILLS, MSED, RCEP Adam earned his Bachelor’s in Exercise Science at the University of Kansas in 2003 and immediately began his coaching career at Carmichael Training Systems. He returned to the University of Kansas, completing his Master’s in Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2005. During his graduate studies, Adam was a regular on the Dean’s List, and a recipient of multiple academic scholarships. During his studies, Adam discovered his passion for both cycling and competition, which quickly led him to the elite ranks of cycling. Adam has competed with top ranked amateur and collegiate cycling clubs since 2001. He has competed…

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Zack Allison

Zack Allison

ZACK ALLISON,  BSED Zack earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Colorado State University. As part of his education, he participated in many hands on exercise science practicum and internships, coaching many types of athletes, specifically cyclists. Zack’s affinity for cycling started at the early age of 14 racing on the east coast. He quickly moved up the amateur ranks to race on the elite national circuit. This level of competition sparked his interest in exercise science, taking him to Colorado State University. While racing for his alma-mater and on various amateur teams he saw many podiums at the…

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Mitchell Sides

Mitchell Sides

Mitchell Sides, BSEd As an Exercise Science student at the University of Texas, Mitchell Sides assisted coaching the university cycling and triathlon teams. Since graduating, he raced professionally for Elevate Pro Cycling and started his coaching career at Source Endurance.  Mitchell has been using TrainingPeaks and WKO4 analytical software to help optimize workouts for each athlete. His athletes range from masters to college freshmen in cycling and triathlon. Follow Mitchell on Social Media:      EDUCATION BSEd, Exercise Science. The University of Texas CERTIFICATIONS USAC Level 3 Coach Certification USAT Level 3 Coach Certification TrainingPeaks Level 2 Coach Certification

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Kristen Arnold

Kristen Arnold

KRISTEN ARNOLD MS, RDN, CSSD Kristen has been racing bikes since 2012 when she was handed a titanium GT bicycle to borrow from a family friend. She started racing road, mountain, and cyclocross bikes all at the same time in 2013. Through racing in small fields and wanting to help increase the number of women bike racers in America, she founded a women’s developmental bike racing organization, Lady Gnar Shredders (LGS). LGS is dedicated to bringing more women into bike racing and supporting their development. She developed a passion for mentoring athletes through LGS and started coaching individual athletes in…

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Matthew Hill

Matthew Hill

  MATTHEW HILL As a coach and trainer, Matthew’s client list includes multiple National Champions, a World Champion, and many successful local racers, fondo and recreational riders, and entry-level enthusiasts.  At the 2015 Cyclocross National Championships, ¾ of his clients placed in the top ten of their respective events, with two reaching the podium, including 3rd place in the Elite Men’s category for long-time client Zach McDonald. Head coach for the Marymoor Velodrome Cyclocross practice sessions, Matthew has taught cyclocross fundamentals to thousands of cyclists over his more than a decade at the helm. Athletes who first learned the basics of Cyclocross from him…

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Grant Harrison

Grant Harrison

GRANT HARRISON, MSE, CPT Having a diverse athletic background, Grant is a competitor in several cycling disciplines as well as other team sports. His first taste of competitive cycling was racing mountain bikes in Minnesota as a teenager.  Into young adulthood, he played college football, competitive soccer, and hockey.  Most recently his cycling aspirations are in road, cyclo-cross, and his resurgence into mountain bike racing. In his Masters program, Grant participated and assisted with many strength and conditioning studies with the capstone of his program being the formulation of his own project, which analyzed the psychological skills, coaching, and performance of cyclo-cross athletes. As a coach,…

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