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.Frans Thiessen“My goal is to help young athletes in achieving their goals in cycling.I love cycling at this level because I see that young athletes do…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“During the 2018 season I will be supporting the riders during the races as a mechanic. My goal is to…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 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.  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 became a passion of mine.  What are your academy goals for 2019?Get more…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 trainer. 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 2019?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 Voorhout, NetherlandsEducation MBO retail; sales/purchase course; WT3/WT4 trainer/coach KNWU course (not yet…continue reading →
Management

Management

Name Bart van HaarenDate of birth 13-11-1984Country NetherlandsPlace of residence Amsterdam, NetherlandsEducation Sports, Management & Business What is your role within SEG Racing Academy?I'm the Academy Manager, which means I look after pretty much all different areas that form SEG Racing Academy and allow our riders to work on their growth. What is your background in cycling?I've been racing a bike myself for quite some years. Like everyone involved in this project, I'm passionate about this sport. It's great to play a role in the development of the future stars and pay our share in trying to…continue reading →