Clinic Leaders

Noelle Wansbrough-Owner, Pedal Pushers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Noelle Wansbrough has over 20 years experience in competitive cycling and bike touring. Achievements include podium finishes at the Canadian National Championships, Centurion Canada, Canada Cup , Ontario Cup and B.C. Cup Mountain bike races. Noelle has been named Centurion Canada’s and Move Canada’s “Inspirational Coach” for 2013 and is is dedicated to promoting cycling and fitness for all levels of riders on and off road.

 

 

 

RACING EXPERIENCE:

  • Four time Masters Provincial Champion-Mountain Bike
  • 2014 Centurion Blue Mountain 50M-1st place overall women
  • Silver medalist-Canadian National Championships 2013-Masters Mountain Bike
  • 2013 Centurion Blue Mountain 100M-6th overall women-1st place age group
  • 2012 Centurion Horseshoe Valley C100km-3rd place overall women
  • 2011 Centurion Blue Mountain C100 mile road race-3rd place overall women
  • 2011 & 2009 Ontario Cup Series Winner-Mountain Bike
  • 2011 &2009 Canada Cup Winner-Masters Mountain Bike

COACHING QUALIFICATIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Certified Coach
  • Certified Powerwatts Cycling Coach
  • CCP Community Initiation – Lets Ride Coach
  • Performance Pedal Coach-Active Life Conditioning
  • Crossfit Endurance Ride Coach-Crossfit Indestri
  • Mtn bike coach-Active Life Conditioning Multi-sport camps
  • Youth program director- Collingwood Cycling Club
  • Centurion Canada’s “Inspirational Coach” 2013
  • Move Canada Coach 2014
  • Champion Systems Test Team
  • Cycling columnist Mountain Life Magazine
Noelle Wansbrough

Noelle Wansbrough

 

Stephanie Martinek

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Stephanie Martinek

 

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Coach Steph Martinek

Stephanie Martinek has a BSc (biochemistry & nutrition) from the University of Guelph, 15 years of experience in competitive & recreational cycling and has been an indoor cycling instructor for 13 years. Currently, she coaches the Performance Pedal program at Active Life Conditioning in Collingwood. As a competitive cyclist, she had podium finishes in mountain biking Canada Cups, BC Cups, Quebec Cups and Ontario Cups as well as winning the 2005 World Master Championships and 2005 World Master Games. She has also competed in road cycling Ontario Cups & Blue Mtn Centurions. While living in Whistler Steph was also competitive in Snowboard Cross (North American Amateur Champion) as well as being a CASI level 2 snowboard instructor (awarded Whistler Mtn instructor of the year).  Her passion for cycling & sport and coaching combined with years of experience; make Steph a knowledgeable & fun clinic leader

 

 

 

Racing Experience:

  • Tour de Hans (2015)-1st place overall female
  • Centurion C100M (2015)-2nd place overall female
  • World Masters Champion (2005)-Mtn Bike

Coaching Qualifications :

  • Certified Schwinn Indoor Cycling Instructor
  • NCCP Community Initiation – Lets Ride Coach
  • Certified Powerwatts Cycling Coach
  • Performance Pedal Coach-Active Life Conditioning
Coach Stephanie Martinek

Coach Stephanie Martinek

Lesley Johnston

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Lesley Johnston

Lesley Johnston has over 15 years experience road and mountain biking in Ontario as well as Arizona, Spain, North Carolina and California. Lesley is the ladies ride leader for the Barrie Cycling Club and has had podium finishes at a variety of races including Paris to Ancaster (2006) and the Epic 8 Hour MTB Relay. Lesley races for Bikezone out of Barrie and enjoys encouraging riders of all levels to achieve their goals and gain confidence on the bike.

Noelle Wansbrough

Noelle Wansbrough

 

Paceline Demo with Steph Martinek

Paceline Demo with Steph Martinek

 

Pedal Pusher Coaches

Pedal Pusher Coaches

Our famous support van driver-avid cyclist Robbie Ross

Our famous support van driver-avid cyclist Robbie Ross

Pedal Pushers includes a variety of “guest ride leaders” on most clinics. These cyclists are expert level cyclists with years of road riding experience who enjoy giving back to their sport. We are thrilled to have them as part of our clinic experience.

Pedal Pushers Corporate Tour Coaches

Pedal Pushers Corporate Tour Coaches