Our Team

Our Team

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The Scottish Cycling team work across five regions, four work streams, have a breadth of knowledge and a diverse set of expertise - but most importantly are one hard working team who work together for the benefit of cycle sport in Scotland.

General Enquiries

General Enquiries - info@scottishcycling.org.uk

Events - events@scottishcycling.org.uk

Coaching - coacheducation@scottishcycling.org.uk

Finance - finance@scottishcycling.org.uk

Mountain Bike Leadership - mtbleadership@scottishcycling.org.uk

Media - communications@scottishcycling.org.uk

Wellbeing and Protection - wpo@scottishcycling.org.uk

Office Telephone Number: 0141 554 6021


Chief Executive

Chief Executive Officer

craig.burn@scottishcycling.org.uk

Craig Burn 

Craig Burn

Craig joined Scottish Cycling as Chief Executive in 2011, bringing with him a sport’s management career spanning more than 20 years. His experience in commercial leisure management and sports development across local, regional and national levels has brought key skills to a high performing modern sports government body. In his earlier years Craig worked on leading programmes and initiatives for sportscotland where he successfully set up Scotland’s first Regional Sports Partnership. Currently Craig is working with a strong senior management team to drive Scottish Cycling’s vision for cycling to be the most successful and popular sport and physical activity in Scotland.


 Business Operations

Head of Business Operations

paul.stark@scottishcycling.org.uk

Paul Stark

Paul Stark

Paul is the Head of Business Operations for Scottish Cycling.

Finance & Business Support Manager

stephen.hilbourne@scottishcycling.org.uk

Stephen Hilbourne


Stephen Hilbourne

Stephen is responsible for the day-to-day financial management of the company. This includes managing the investment awarded by sportscotland & other external partners, setting & managing budgets and financial reporting. Also managing financial risks to ensure Scottish Cycling adopt quality internal control procedures.

 

Senior Communications and Policy Administrator

struan.hope@scottishcycling.org.uk

Struan Hope

Struan Hope

Struan has recently joined the Scottish Cycling team and has been brought in to provide administrative support to the whole organisation. This involved being the first point of call for the public, providing a welcome and friendly atmosphere while he tries to respond to your queries. Struan has completed an MSc in Sport Management at the University of Stirling and this is his first role within the sporting world.

Communications and Marketing Officer

lucinda.beresford@scottishcycling.org.ukLucinda Beresford

Lucinda Beresford

Lucinda is the Communications and Marketing Officer at Scottish Cycling.

Finance & Business Operations Administrator

finance@scottishcycling.org.ukStephanie Tominey

Stephanie Tominey

I am currently away on maternity leave, you can still contact the Finance Department however, using the generic email.

Business Operations & Events Administrator

christie.pollock@scottishcycling.org.uk

Christie Pollock

Christie Pollock

My role allows me to work with two teams at SC (lucky me!), which means like many others in the organisation, every day can be very different. My main responsibilities include updating the events team on the progress of pre and post-event documentation in a variety of cycling events across Scotland throughout the year.

Events Manager

suzanne.burns@scottishcycling.org.uk

Suzanne Burns

Suzanne Burns

Suzanne’s role is to manage the Events Team and the events of road and time trial.  This includes the coordination of the Road & Track Commission, working groups and supporting volunteers to deliver National Championships and Series. Suzanne will be out and about at various events so say hi if you see her floating about, she is very friendly!

National Events Officer

morven.brown@scottishcycling.org.uk

Morven Brown

Morven Brown

Morven’s role is to support the off-road events including Mountain Biking (XC and DH), Cyclocross and BMX. This includes working with the national associations who deliver the events, coordinating the National Series and Championships and providing support to regional events.

Event Workforce Officer

ashley.ryan@scottishcycling.org.uk

Ashley Ryan

Ashely works as part of the Events team to develop Scottish Cycling’s volunteers across the country. Commissaires, Event Organisers, Timekeepers to name a few! Her role also has close links to Glasgow 2018 European Championships working to ensure that Glasgow 2018 leaves a positive lasting legacy.


Sport

Head of Sport

gary.coltman@scottishcycling.org.uk

Gary Coltman


Gary Coltman

Gary's role is to lead the Performance and Development teams to achieve agreed strategic goals of developing Scottish athletes to achieve from grassroots to the World stage. In addition the managing and supporting the Performance and Development Staff, Gary works closely with key stakeholders such as sportscotland Institute of Sport, British Cycling and Commonwealth Games Scotland to deliver agreed outcomes including identifying and developing talented riders to gain selection on to GBCT and professional teams in addition to achieving Commonwealth Games success.

Development & Participation Manager

sophie.warburton@scottishcycling.org.uk

Sophie Warburton

 

Sophie Warburton

Sophie is responsible for the leadership and management of the Scottish Cycling Regional Development Officers. Her focus is to develop successful communities of cycle sport in the regions and to prioritise the development of Clubs, Competition Pathways and Education & Training. Sophie is tasked with ensuring effective strategic partnerships and integrated planning at national, regional and local levels. Sophie also works specifically with Lauren (RDO West and South West) to provide support to Scottish Cycling affiliated clubs within the two regions but she works specifically with the clubs within the City of Glasgow.

Club Development Manager (Governance and Equality)

james.bracher@scottishcycling.org.uk

James Bracher

James Bracher

James’ role is the Club Development Manager with a responsibility for governance and equality.

Club Development Manager (Leadership and Young People)

fraser.johnston@scottishcycling.org.uk

Fraser Johnston

Fraser Johnston

Fraser’s role is the Club Development Manager with a responsibility for leadership and young people.

HSBC UK Participation Programmes Officer

melanie.toner@scottishcycling.org.uk

Melanie Toner

Melanie Toner

Melanie joined Scottish Cycling in August 2017 and her role involves the development of cycling participation and growing opportunities for women and girls cycling. Alongside British Cycling and Glasgow Life she supports the development of the HSBC UK Let’s Ride programmes: Breeze, Guided Rides and Ride Social. This includes supporting a team of Breeze Area Co-ordinators and volunteer Breeze Champions. She also chairs the Scottish Cycling Women’s Development Group, bringing together a team of committed women to support the growth of women and girls cycling.

Coaching and Education Manager

craig.mcculloch@scottishcycling.org.uk

Craig McCulloch

Craig McCulloch

Craig has been with Scottish Cycling for 5 years, initially working as a Regional Development Officer before moving to Coaching and Education.  Craig works closely with British Cycling to deliver the UKCC and DSU training courses as well as focusing on Coach Development in Scotland.  Along with his team he also continues to work on growing Mountain Bike Leadership in Scotland.

Coaching Coordinator

john.stollery@scottishcycling.org.uk

John Stollery

John Stollery

John is the Coaching Coordinator for Scottish Cycling

Mountain Bike Leadership Development Officer (PT)

christine.fox@scottishcycling.org.uk

Christine Fox

Christine Fox

Christine is convinced she has the best job in the world. As Scottish Cycling’s Mountain Bike Leadership Development Officer she is responsible for the continued development and sustainable delivery of the British Mountain Bike Leadership Awards in Scotland. Working closely with British Cycling, Christine’s role looks to future mountain bike leadership trends and needs, developing Level 1, 2 and 3 Awards and includes the likes of the Night Leader Award. Christine also works closely with other organisations such as Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland and Glenmore Lodge, as well as the strong cohort of tutors delivering amazing leadership training across Scotland. She also gets to ride her bike in some of the most beautiful places in the UK and can officially call it ‘work’.

HSBC Glasgow Go-Ride Coach

simon.fagan@scottishcycling.org.uk

Simon Fagan

Simon Fagan

My role is to increase participation of cycling for all young people in Glasgow. Through utilising the world class facilities in the city and working alongside Paul Jones, the greater cycling development team, Glasgow Life and Active Schools I aim to enable more young people to ride bikes, be active and have fun. Furthermore I will look to identify talent and direct these individuals in the right direction.

HSBC Glasgow Go-Ride Coach

paul.jones@scottishcycling.org.uk

Paul Jones

Paul Jones

Paul is employed to plan, deliver and evaluate cycling coaching sessions in schools and community setting across Glasgow, focussing on the grassroot development of cycle sport and participation. He works with local cycling clubs, community groups and Glasgow Life Development team.  A key responsibility is to remove barriers to people engaging in cycling and cycle sport, increasing participation in cycling across the city. Linked to the development of activity, Paul will also be linking talented participants into the relevant rider pathway, ensuring a seamless path for riders.

MTB Coach

paul.newnham@scottishcycling.org.uk

Paul Newnham

Paul Newnham

Paul has worked for Scottish Cycling for over ten years firstly as a Regional Development Coach and is now the National Mountain Bike Coach, covering the entire performance pathway for MTB in Scotland from youth riders to elite and juniors on the Scottish Cycling Performance Development Program.

Sprint/Para Coach

david.daniell@scottishcycling.org.uk

David Daniell

David is the National Sprint & Para coach. His role is to help nurture up and coming sprint potential in Scotland and engage in the pathway to deliver more International sprint cyclists at a Commonwealth Games level and Great Britain Academy/Podium level for Scottish riders to reach their potential in Cycling.

Endurance Coach

gary.coltman@scottishcycling.org.uk

Vacant

The role of Endurance Coach is currently vacant. Please contact Gary Coltman - Head of Sport, with any queries.

Pathway Coach

pj.barron@scottishcycling.org.uk

PJ Barron

PJ Barron

PJ's role as the Pathway Coach is to develop and implement the youth pathway across Scotland aiming to develop better faster more skilful bike riders up to the junior age group. This is through planning and leading on R.A.C.E national sessions whilst assisting and leading lower down the youth pathway at development and training clusters as well as R.A.C.E regional sessions. Part of his job also includes helping support clubs across Scotland by attending club sessions.

Pathway Coach (BMX)

rab.wardell@scottishcycling.org.uk

Rab Wardell

Rab Wardell

Rab is the BMX Pathway Coach for Scottish Cycling.

Performance Coordinator

gary.coltman@scottishcycling.org.uk

Vacant

The role of Performance Coodinator is currently vacant. Please contact Gary Coltman - Head of Sport, with any queries. 

 

Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland

DMBinS is a partnership project hosted within Scottish Cycling which is responsible for overseeing the delivery of the national strategic framework for mountain biking in Scotland. Visit the project’s website & About Us section to download the national strategic framework & learn more.

Head of DMBinS

graeme.mclean@scottishcycling.org.uk

Graeme McLean

Graeme McLean

Graeme is responsible for managing the project and its workstreams; securing funding through partners: energising, facilitating, supporting and co-ordinating partners to deliver on their objectives; evaluating the sector; and providing strategic leadership to support the growth of mountain biking in Scotland. He likes riding his bike too.



Communications and Business Operations Officer

colena.cotter@scottishcycling.org.uk

Colena Cotter

Colena Cotter

Colena’s role within DMBinS is to keep on top of the organising of events, exhibitions, the biennial conference and provide day-to-day administration for the project. She also provides a useful role in supporting the project manager. Colena also provides the public chat for the project with quality chat on Facebook, Instagram and our newsletter.

Mountain Bike Development Coordinator (Tweed Valley)

edward.shoote@scottishcycling.org.uk

Edward Shoote

Ed is the MTB Development Coordinator for Scottish Cycling in the Tweed Valley.

Aberdeen Project Coordinator

will.clarke@scottishcycling.org.uk

Will Clarke

Will is the Aberdeen Project Coordinator for Scottish Cycling.