Soigneurs

Soigneurs

No cycling team is complete without the soigneurs' precious dedication. They are the ones helping the riders keep their legs fresh and feeding them the right food. Their work happens mostly in the background and is hardly seen by those who are not at the races. Nevertheless, we are very appreciative of their efforts. Read their quotes to learn a bit more about what they do and what their motivations are. Froukje van Zinnen - Head of operations & soigneur“I love cycling and I want to help other people with their passion. My goal is to…continue reading →
Mechanics

Mechanics

Our mechanics play a vital role in making sure all equipment is in perfect condition and ready to use. Without them, the riders wouldn't be able to perform at the level we all wish. From taking care of our service course in Eindhoven to assisting riders on the road, the work performed by these mechanics is highly valued by everyone within SEG Racing Academy. Now let's see what they have to say about themselves! Tessel Sprengers // Head of Mechanics & Service Course Manager“During the 2021 season I will be supporting the riders during the races as a…continue reading →
Marketing & Communications

Marketing & Communications

Name David SoterasDate of birth 25-04-1995Country SpainPlace of residence Girona, SpainEducation International Business degree, Sports Marketing specialization and Marketing and Sales Managment master.  What is your role within SEG Racing Academy?Manage the daily content of our social media accounts, the website and other communications channels of the team as well as the marketing strategies and the relationship with our partners.  What is your background in cycling?Cycling has been around my family for generations, so I was 5 when I watched my first Tour de France together with my father and my grandfather and ever since then it…continue reading →
Performance staff

Performance staff

Name Dries HollandersDate of birth 31-07-1986Country BelgiumPlace of residence Houthalen-Helchteren, BelgiumEducation Master physical education and sports What is your role within SEG Racing Academy?Sports director and performance coach. What is your background in cycling?Cyclist for several years on continental level. Graduated as Master PE & Sports with option in Training & Coaching cycling. Physical educator for students, cyclists at high school. What are your academy goals for 2021?Teaching the riders of SEG racing academy to ride as one team in the races. Name Harm BronkhorstDate of birth 24-11-1980Country NetherlandsPlace of residence Nieuw Vennep, NetherlandsEducation HPE Exercise Physiology and Movement Science Theory…continue reading →
Management

Management

Name Sven JonkerDate of birth 03-03-1991Country NetherlandsPlace of residenceDordrechtEducationBachelor Communication, Course Leadership in Sports Organization, finalizing Master Sports Management  What is your role within SEG Racing Academy?As Academy Director I'm in charge of the daily business of the team. Making sure that everyone within the team can perform on their highest level while making sure that our mission is still in sight: Becoming the best development team in the world.  What is your background in cycling?I've been working for six years in sports marketing and communication, of which the final three years as marketing…continue reading →