Zack Allison

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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 elite and professional teams he saw many podiums at the Collegiate Championships and Pro/Am events. Zack is currently living in Fort Collins, Colorado, and has raced for Elevate Pro Cycling and currently races for Team Clif Bar on the road.

While riding and living in Fort Collins Colorado for the last 10 years, Zack explored all the regional roads and soon realized that gravel roads are the baseline and pavement is a luxury, and not one we need. Riding gravel before it was “a thing” prepared Zack for all the gravel events races and camps that he supplements his road race with today.

Now Zack coaches and races full time. With a mixed calendar between the biggest road races in the United States and the large gravel events. Zack also promotes camps and clinics all over the US and promotes FoCo FondoFest in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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  • BSEd, Exercise Science. Colorado State University


  • American Sports Education Program (ASEP)
  • USA Cycling Level 1 Coach
  • US Center for Safe Sport
  • Training Peaks Level 2 Coach
  • F.I.S.T. Bike Fit Certified



  • Multiple professional athletes
  • Junior and U23 top 10 national championships
  • 10 Cat 2- Cat 1 client upgrades


  • Trifecta Stage Race: 1st GC
  • Mid South Gravel, Junior. 2nd


  • Fort Hood Texas State Elite Road Race Championships: 1st Men Elite
  • Poolsville Road Race: 1st Women Professional
  • Steamboat Stage Race: 1st GC
  • 5 Dirty Kanza finishes


  • Steamboat Stage Race: 1st GC 40+
  • Melon City: 1st Junior 15-18
  • Cedar Hill Time Trial: 1st, P1,2
  • Tour of the Gila: 2nd Stage 4, 40+
  • Dirty Kanza 200: 100% client completion
  • Bike Fitter: 2018 UCI Colorado Classic Vail Time Trial
  • Bike Fitter: 2018 Kristen Armstrong UCI Chrono Time Trial: 4th
  • Bike Fitter: 2019 USA Women Pro Road Time Trial Championship: 7th


  • USA Masters Road Race Championship: 3rd 40+
  • USA Masters Time Trial Championship: 8th


  • Colorado Best All Around Rider
  • Colorado Best All Around Team: Team Rio Grande


  • Deaflympics Road Race: Silver, Female



  • 1st USA Crits Team Classification Team Clif Bar 2018
  • 1st San Rafael Pro Criterium 2018
  • 3rd overall USA Crits 2018
  • 5 time winner CSU Oval criterium
  • Team Time Trial national champion 2015
  • top 20 pro road national championships 2016
  • 5 time top 3 Elite and Collegiate national champion
  • Elite Team Pursuit National Champion 2014
  • Most Aggressive rider North Star GP 2014