Chad Andrews is the President and Founder of TotalCyclist: Charlotte, NC. Chad is a USA Cycling Level 1 coach, professional race commentator and event Emcee.
Chad envisioned the concept of developing an all-in-one training center for cyclists in the early 90's. The idea morphed from many different concepts and finally the Training Center vision was made a reality. His background includes interpersonal communication, public speaking and a speech communication degree from UNC Wilmington. He apprenticed under Dr. William Riner and his Exercise Science Lab at USC Lancaster. Chad uses unique motivational, scientific and holistic approaches to achieve a high level of success with his athletes. He has coached athletes of all levels, abilities and disciplines.
Married to Mike Airheart, and Mother to Peter and Caitlin. Susan is a USAT certified triathlon coach and a competitive age group triathlete, duathlete and runner. She has competed on Team USA 4x for Triathlon and Duathlon.
Jackie has been racing bikes professionally since the spring of 2009. Her career started at the University of Florida where she raced for her collegiate team, working her way up through the ranks, from 2006 to 2009. She now races for the women's professional cycling team, Exergy TWENTY16 and the US national team. Her teammates include London gold medalist, Kristin Armstrong, and London silver medalist, Lauren Tamayo.
In 2008, Jackie began coaching women on her collegiate team. She just recently (December 2011) graduated from UF with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and has decided to become a full-time coach in addition to pursuing her cycling career.
Winston has been road racing for 10 years. He reached Cat 1/Elite status in 2006. He raced with the USA U23 national team in 2006 and raced for the Aerospace Toshiba team in 2007 and 2008. He started coaching in October 2011 because he felt he had a lot of knowledge of the sport and wants to help other riders achieve their goals. He is currently a Level 3 coach. Outside of cycling his interests include foreign languages and cooking. He lives and trains in Greenville, South Carolina with his wife Sara.
Thad Dulin (Clemson, SC) is a Level 3 cycling coach and a fourth year professional on the road. He began his career in 2004 riding for the Colavita Bolla team where he placed 16th in the Tour de Georgia ITT against the likes of Armstrong and Cipollini. After his neo pro status had come and gone, he moved on to the Jittery Joe's Kalahari team based out of Athens, something much closer to home. Small budget problems then encouraged him to give a smaller team a chance the following year, Nerac Outdoorlights.com where he was given more of a leadership role. Look for him back on the Bean Team in 2007.
Laura Gleason is a Level 3 USA Cycling Coach and is a Cat 1 MTB Racer. She recently competed in the 2010 Trans-Sylvania Epic Stage Race (5th in open women), 2011 Trans-Sylvania Epic Stage Race (9th in open women), 2010 ORAMM (5th in open women), and the 2011 Southern Classic Mountain Biking Series (3rd overall in Cat 1 Expert women). She has also competed in numerous local and regional endurance and cross country races over the last five years. Laura also managed the Total Cyclist Fall and Winter training Series, TotalCyclist's most popular program!
Peter Kay has over 15 years of experience racing and touring. At the age of 14 he conquered his first Assault on Mt. Mitchell and fell in love with road cycling. It wasn't until almost 10 years later, after completing degrees at Furman University and USC, that he began to race competitively. Now riding for the Harrell's Bicycle World squad out of Columbia, SC, Peter can be seen at dozens of races in the region.
Though a sprinter naturally, Peter loves to ride the mountains of North and South Carolina - especially Caesar's Head.
Tim started participating in endurance events in college when he and some friends decided to run an ultra-marathon (55km). He started cycling when, on an impulse, he purchased a mountain bike two days before completing an International Distance triathlon. After learning about XTERRA, he moved to off-road racing and competed at the National Championship in Lake Tahoe twice. Once he completed a half-ironman(on a road bike this time), he decided to hang up the goggles and running shoes and focus on racing bikes. Currently, Tim is a Cat-2 on the road and a Level 3 USA Cycling Coach.
Trey Miller (Charlotte, NC), is a Level 3 USA Cycling coach and a Category 1 Road Racer. He began racing in the late race season of 2008 and has progressed rapidly in the last two seasons. After many wins and podium finishes coming up through the ranks his most noticeable and recent accomplishments have come from several key wins as a Pro 1, 2 at High Point, Walterboro, and at the NC State Games Criterium Championships.
Trey brings enthusiasm and a fresh new look for the sport of cycling.
Jim Reavis (Charlotte, NC) The Master of Master's, Jim has been there done that... Time Trials, Duathlons, Triathlons, and Marathons. They call him a legend in Charlotte and there are many reasons why. Jim started competing at the young age of 40 and has consistently won his age group in most events he enters.
Ben started racing twelve years ago in Michigan where he grew up. He began racing mountain bikes in 2001 and progressed into cyclocross and then eventually road racing in 2004. When he started racing on the road in 2004, he quickly upgraded to a Cat. 1 racer. Ben really took to the sport and decided that his goal was to become a professional.
Between 2004 and 2008 he trained hard and raced smart to rack up numerous victories and was a several time state champion. In the fall of 2008 he won the Tour Dia Via Italia in Windsor, Canada. This victory put him on the radar of pro teams and then picked up by Kenda Pro Cycling for the 2009 season. He raced with Kenda for the entire 2009 season. Ben has a passion for the sport and still loves racing. He currently races as a Cat 1 cyclist with Team Athletix Benefiting Globalbike since 2010. He lives in beautiful Greenville, SC with his wife Christy.
Mary Franceschi Reynolds is a Charlotte native and a graduate of Western Carolina University with a B.S. in nutrition. She is a seasoned NASM certified personal trainer, with extensive experience in strength, balance, flexibility and core strength training. She is an avid cat 3 cyclist with multiple marathons and an Ironman finish under her belt as well.Mary is very excited about becoming part of the TotalCyclist team and is looking forward to helping athletes of all abilities with "off season" and "on season" training, weight loss and strength gains.
Luke Sagur is a certified level 3 USA cycling coach. He has been involved in endurance sports for over 20 years, competing in everything from cycling, triathlon, swimming, running and motocross. Luke has competed on a national level in swimming and is also an ironman finisher.
Most recently, Luke has put his focus into mountain biking where he currently races as a Cat 1 mountain biker with over a dozen race wins under his belt. His focus has mainly been on longer races, such as ORAMM, Shenandoah 100, and various 6 and 12hr events, but he is also competitive in short track, cross country and road/criterium races.
Thomas Smith has over fifteen years of coaching, nutritional counseling & personal training experience. He is a former pro-soccer player and then turned pro-cyclist. Thomas raced as a Dellatante in Italy and went onto race for Pro Peloton out of Boulder, CO. Currently, he is racing his road bike with the Asheville Elite Masters Team.
Thomas has coached high school/middle school soccer, as well as club & elite cyclists and other endurance athletes. He is passionate about nutrition and specializes in "health-amatizing", fighting inflammation, and helping athletes recover.
Sports Restorative Therapists
Sandra Weber is trained in Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, CranioSacral Therapy,
Reflexology, Ashiatsu, Ashi-Thai, Hot Stones and is certified in Myoskeletal Alignment. Sandra provides pre/post event and maintenance bodywork for professional athletes and the weekend warrior. She also offers a series of bodywork designed to reshape and retrain the musculoskeletal system of individuals with varying degrees of structural imbalance. Education is a large part of Sandra’s practice, not only for her clients but she has also spent the last several years training other therapists to provide a higher quality of bodywork. Sandra is fully invested in helping you “Learn to Live Well”, providing treatments that will address the mind and the body.
Shauna is earning her Masters Degree in Exercise Science-Strength & Conditioning at Springfield College, one of the most prestigious graduate programs in the strength & conditioning field.
Shauna also works as a freelance reporter for VeloNews. Her undergraduate degree in Journalism from UMass Amherst and two-years of full-time sports reporter experience gives her a unique combination of skills with TotalCyclist.
Shauna ran her first marathon after training for only 11 months and was able to deadlift 352 pounds after training as a powerlifter for a mere eight months.
JoE Silva has been a journalist and producer for nearly 20 years and has written for VeloNews, Road, ProCycling, Cyclesport, and Road Bike Action.
Currently he's the host of WUGA's Just Off The Radar (www.justofftheradar.com) and it's live performance companion program Athens 441.
He and his bike reside in Athens, GA. As far as the capital "E" in his name goes...well, you'll just have to ask him about that yourself.