Former UCI Pro Cyclist, Current USAC Pro Cyclist, and USAC Licensed Coach
Nick is a former UCI professional cyclist and current USAC Professional cyclist who has been competing since he was 13 years old, now with over three decades of cycling experience. With a solid Palmares behind his name, a native Australian, In the 90’s Nick got a startup with the Belgium elite development team, Team Spenco. Nick got picked up by Pro team Casino Ag2r where he remained for three seasons, later moving back into the FCI continental domestic roster with Italian team Bicci Pro Team where he was a domestique. Nick stayed there for a short period where he improved his conditioning as a good all rounder with strength in the hills. Nick moved to MTB racing later in life only for fun and turned Pro in 2015 (DH/Gravity and MX). Nick continued to ride road and Is now a seasonal coach and ongoing statistic coach with FCI Team Bicci based out of Italy.
After returning to the US, Nick began coaching a youth development team, and an elite women’s team. He founded two teams in South Carolina of Cat 1-4 riders, one of which later merged into a larger team. With his family growing, Nick started to revert to full-time coaching. Nick also founded NPC Training Systems. Nick is an accredited fitter with the IBFI (International Bike Fitters Institute), as well as a Certified Fitness Trainer, Specialist in Fitness Nutrition and Corrective Exercise Specialist with the International Sports Sciences Association, a Certified School Cycling Instructor with Youth Education Sports, and a USAC and Training Peaks accredited coach.
Nick is fulfilling a dream of opening his own performance and coaching center, with the fond memory of his late wife Georgia always in his ear telling him to “open up that damn bike thingy place Nick!” So, its open!