Richard Groenendaal to join the Academy as a DS

Richard Groenendaal to join the Academy as a DS

We are pleased to announce the addition of Richard Groenendaal to our Performance Staff. Richard (Former CX- World Champion) will become our second addition to the staff, after Maarten Tjallingii, and will join the team in some of the most important races of our calendar as a Sports Director. Richard's vision on talent development and coaching run alongside the values that the Academy has been implementing ever since its inception back 2015. His addition will bring valuable input to our youngsters who will learn a lot of his past experience not only as a…continue reading →
Maarten Tjallingii joins the Academy Performance Staff

Maarten Tjallingii joins the Academy Performance Staff

We are delighted to announce the addition of Maarten Tjallingii to our Performance Staff. The addition of the former Dutch pro-rider will bring more experience and first-hand knowledge to the Academy Performance structure as he enjoyed a total of 13 seasons in the professional ranks, between 2003 and 2016, with highlights such as winning the Tour of Belgium in 2006 and powering to the podium in the 2011 edition of Paris Roubaix. Maarten knows how important the mental aspect is in order to reach your maximum potential as a cyclist, and that will…continue reading →