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Velocita Coaching is owned and operated by Tim Mackley. I am a multi-disciplined performance cyclist with over 10 years’ experience in racing MTB, Road Racing, Cyclocross & Time Trials, and maintain a regular and competitive levels in these disciplines. Drawing from a range of cycling success as well as qualifications, my approach to coaching is driven from direct cycling experience as well as sport science.

Always passionate for new cycling challenges I also have a wealth of experience in numerous cycle challenges, sportives and events including: Lands End to John O’ Groats (solo), Paris Roubaix, Flanders, Fred Whitton, Bealach Mor and Beag, Etape Caledonia, Bike Balmoral, 10 Under the Ben, Isle of Mann End 2 End, Transvesubienne, Poland MTB Challenge, 3 Peaks Cyclocross Challenge, Strathpuffer 24hr & Relentless 24hr.

Rider Coaching

My coaching experience includes over 500 hours across the range of abilities, ages and genders. This includes coaching for health & fitness, fundamental and advanced rider skills through to development programs for performance athletes. I also have strong expertise in coaching Youth and Women’s cycling.

I have successfully coached athletes in all of the following discipline events:

  • Road – Local & National series road race events including Scottish RR Championships, Sportives e.g. Etape Calendonia, and various charity events
  • Time Trial – short, standard and long distance (10-100 mile), plus 12hr & 24hr endurance events
  • Mountain Bike - Scottish Cross Country series, 10hr and 24hr endurance events including Strathpuffer, Relentless 24 and WEMBO MTB Solo World Championships
  • Cyclocross – Scottish Cyclocross Series, Scottish CX Championships, 3 Peaks Cyclocross Challenge

Qualifications and Certificates
British Cycling Coaching Training Peaks Certified Coach
Cytech Disclosure Scotland

Coaching Qualifications

  • British Cycling Level 3  - Road and Time Trial
  • British Cycling Level 2  - Mountain Biking
  • British Cycling Level 2  - Cyclocross
  • Training Peaks Level 1 - Certified Coach

Workshop/Cycle Maintenance Qualifications

  • Level 2 CYTECH including wheel building

Health, Safety and Protection

  • Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG)
  • Safe Guarding Children
  • First Aid certificate

Insurance Cover for Coaching Services

  • Professional Indemnity insurance (to an indemnity limit of £5m)
  • Public Liability insurance (to an indemnity limit of £10m)

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