Performance Cycling

Riders coming to the University of Nottingham will form part of one of the best performance cycling set ups in the country on-and-off the track.

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Performance Cycling

Why Nottingham?

Utilising world class facilities such as Derby Velodrome, Harvey Hadden Closed Circuit and the Peak District the club provides a performance outlet for students specialising in all disciplines (Track, Road, Mountain Biking). Additional support is available to riders through strength and conditioning, workshops in nutrition, psychology and anti-doping as well as personalised training programmes to help athletes achieve their goals.

There are opportunities to represent the University at a range of BUCS competitions as well as the chance to ride at the National Track Cycling Championships, which the club did so for the first time this year. The city of Nottingham is surrounded by some fantastic roads and race opportunities for cyclists, meaning there’s no excuse not to get on your bike and explore!

University of Nottingham Performance Cycling

Supporting our student-athletes

Our Performance Cycling Programme

done High Performance Zone for strength & conditioning
done On-site sports injury clinic with specialist sports physiotherapy and sports massage support.
done Heated Hydrotherapy Pool and ice bath for rehab and recovery
done Track sessions at Derby Velodrome
done BUCS Track Cycling
done BUCS Team Time Trial
done BUCS 10-mile and 25-mile Time Trials
done BUCS Road Race
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Performance Coaching

Bryan Steel - Head Coach

Cycling performance coach of the university of Nottingham is Bryan Steel who is a level 2 cycling coach and level 3 performance mentor. As an athlete Bryan competed at 4 Olympic games (1992, 1996, 2000 & 2004) winning a bronze medal at the 2000 Sydney and Silver at the 2004 Athens Games for the team pursuit event. He also competed in 14 World championship winning 5 medals along with 3 Commonwealth medals.

Bryan retired from competition after the 2004 Olympic games and developed his coaching/mentoring skills working for the Youth sport trust, Sport England, UK sport and the Dame Kelly Holmes legacy trust before starting Bryan Steel coaching in 2012 and in 2015 he started the Bryan Steel cycling academy supporting riders in the East Midlands in achieving their cycling potential.

Bryan Steel - University of Nottingham Performance Cycling