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 have gone on to win National Championships and international distinction, and to podium placings at the World Cup and World Championship level. Riders at all levels of the performance spectrum can and do call on Matthew for his skills instruction, including professional teams who have been known to send new recruits to him for skills assessment and old hands to him for refresher courses and refinement.
As a bicycle fit specialist, Matthew has worked for many national, regional, and even World champions, and hundreds of cyclists at the recreational and sport-performance end of the spectrum. He is a Trek certified bike fitter, and a F.I.S.T. certified specialist in triathlon bicycle fitting. A many-time district champion in the Time Trial, he is uniquely well positioned to understand the needs of the timed specialist disciplines. At a recent Washington State District TT championship, over one-half of the winning riders had consulted Matthew for fit and positioning advice and services.
Matthew Hill is a Category 1 bike racer in the Road, Cyclocross, and Mountain Bike disciplines. He counts among his accomplishments 2 national championships, many district championships, and over 100 victories in races across disciplines.