Armidale Cycling Club’s Sam Jenner has been named as one of two new recruits from the New South Wales Institutue of Sport (NSWIS) Talent Pool to ride in a new Cycling Development Racing Team to contest the 2014 Cycling Australia Subaru National Road Series (NRS).
Team Subaru NSWIS will debut at the Blayney to Bathurst on April 6 and will compete at a further 16 events throughout the 2014 NRS and regional racing season. The creation of Team Subaru NSWIS marks the first time the Institute will field a road cycling team in the NRS.
Four time Olympian Brad McGee, Head Coach of the NSWIS Cycling Program, will take on the role of Managing Director for Team Subaru NSWIS. “The driving idea behind Team Subaru NSWIS is to deliver NSWIS athletes to career sustainable world class performances,” McGee said. “We’re aiming to improve the career readiness of our riders on and off the bike, as well as build a legacy that will exist into the future.”
Commonwealth champion and current Sprint Coach at the NSWIS Ben Kersten will take the role of Directeur Sportif (Sports Director).
Congratulations to Sam from everyone at Armidale Cycling Club on this fantastic achievement – we’re looking forward to hearing more from you soon!