2024 Team Applications
** We have updated our recruitment policy for 2024 to include some updates to coaching requirements; if you enquired last year don’t assume this year is the same ;-) **
We are considering rider applications for our 2024 teams
For 2024, our goal remains to support and develop riders on the road at national level whilst continuing to support and strengthen our existing Team.
As a result, we are considering riders for our team on two fronts:
Elite Development Team (EDT):
For the 2023 season, the team wishes to again support the development of U23 riders and those senior riders wishing to bridge the gap between regional racing and the step up to national level. We are also looking for experienced senior riders to add depth and support the developing riders.
Preferably, riders will have gained at least their first category license, however applications will be accepted from second category, and over 23 riders, who can demonstrate appropriate progression and aspiration through their racing or the experience/performances that can support the younger riders and achieve results for our team. Our passion is the development and education of riders within a supportive and ethical environment.
The race programme will be a balance of National B and National A/UCI races to give a breadth of opportunities. Our programme will include the National Road Series, U23 National Road Series, National Circuit Series, UCI International Cicle Classic, National Road & Circuit Championships and the Tour Series (should it return in a workable format). In addition to this we would like to target a stage race; Ras Tailteann which we raced in 2023 we hope to be that goal. We also raced Kreiz Breizh UCI 2.2 in 2023 and would again consider a race like this where appropriate. These races, where applicable, will be supported with team car, mechanic, soigneur and coaching support. Rider programmes can be individually discussed and tailored to maximise results and development.
The Team comprises of both regional and national level riders (not in the EDT).
At a regional level, we are looking to continue our strong presence and success in the East Midlands Road Race League (EMRRL) and regional races. For the those above 2nd cat we look to have success in national B road and circuit racing. These riders may also have the opportunity to join the team at national level races where appropriate opportunities arise. Our Team offers the opportunity to progress to our national elite development team in future; a pathway that has seen numerous riders successfully do so. Ideally, riders will be based in the Midlands. As well as the road disciplines, we are also keen to encourage riders in Time Trial, Cyclo-Cross, MTB and Track cycling disciplines; welcoming riders who do not necessarily want to be part of the road programme and are keen to represent us in other disciplines.
We strive to add to more to our offer but will not promise things we cannot deliver; we do what we say we will do with no false promises.
Application for both teams is via an application form; please contact us for this and a team information sheet.