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May 6/19 17:08 pm - Cycling Canada Hires Track Endurance Coach for Women

Posted by Editor on 05/6/19

Cycling Canada is pleased to announce that Matt Shallcrass will be leading Canada's Olympic medal-winning women's track endurance program through the Tokyo Olympics. Shallcrass, who recently left his post as interim men's endurance coach with Cycling New Zealand, took up his new role as Cycling Canada's Women's Track Endurance Coach on May 1st.

Canada won Olympic medals in the women's Team Pursuit at both the London Olympics in 2012 and the Rio Olympics in 2016. Shallcrass will be aiming to put Canada on the podium for a third time at the Tokyo Games in 2020.

"I'm really looking forward to working with this phenomenally talented group of athletes and help them express their potential in 2020," said Shallcrass. "The squad is a great mix of younger athletes and Olympic veterans."

"We are extremely fortunate to have Matt come on board for the critical last 16 months to the Games.'"said Cycling Canada's Head Track Coach Brendon Cameron. " Having worked alongside him over the last several years, I know his coaching skills and work ethic are exactly what this team needs to get them to the line in Tokyo in optimal shape."


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