ABA Names Thiessen and Cools as New Provincial Coaches

The Alberta Bicycle Association is excited to announce the appointment of Rick Thiessen as the new Provincial Head Coach. Thiessen comes to the ABA with rich and successful coaching background. As an NCCP level IV Road & MTB Coach Rick is a graduate of National Coaching Institute. Thiessen has coached National Trade Team (Lazy-Boy), Provincial Teams (Alberta and BC), and acted as the assistant coach at PacificSport National Cycling Centre Victoria.

To complement Rick the ABA has also appointed John cools to head up the Alberta Provincial BMX Team. Cools is the patriarch of the legendary Cools BMX Family and has coached numerous National and International BMX athletes. Christine Miller, multi year member of BMX Team Canada, will be coaching the Development Group of Team Alberta.

Alberta Bicycle is thrilled to have three such highly qualified individuals at the helm of the Alberta High Performance program.

To find out more about the Alberta High Performance Program visit the HP Program link.


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