Empowering Youth Through Cycling

Roaring Fork Cycling is a non-profit organization that provides skills-based cycling programs, clinics and camps for kids K-12.

Our Guiding Principles

Opportunity

RFC wants to get all youth on bikes, give them the skills to feel confident and safe, and ride with them as far as they want to go.

Inclusiveness

RFC aims to help provide these experiences to under-represented demographics. It doesn’t take much to get started in cycling, but if you still need help with equipment, please send us a personal email so we can help.

Experience

Coaches will have all the necessary training when it comes to teaching mountain biking skills and leading safe outdoor adventures.  Equally as important, our coaches will be trained as effective teachers, leaders, and mentors.

Stewardship & Advocacy

Young riders will learn how to be respectful ambassadors of the sport by understanding and practicing trail etiquette, serving as role models, and participating in trail work days.

Lifestyle, Life-long Sport

RFC hopes to instill a love for being outdoors and healthy lifestyle choices by participating in a sport that can carry youth into their advanced years. For some students, a natural evolution of this program will be to join a high school mountain bike team. For others, it may be simply to continue the sport in a non-competitive realm.

Teamwork & Social Engagement

Provide a fun, supportive program for children and young adults to work together and hang out with their peers.

Our Coaches

Roaring Fork Cycling’s team of coaches have been consistently trained to effectively teach mountain biking skills in a fun, safe environment. We require First Aid and CPR for all our coaches, and select members of RFC’s team have advanced First Aid and Wilderness First Aid training.  Equally as important, RFC’s coaches are effective teachers, leaders, and mentors.  We are building our team, and if spreading the love of cycling is part of your dream, join us!

 

Email us for further information about our coaching clinics and requirements.

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Jon Delk

Kallie Carpenter Bio photo

When I’m not Personal Training, I love spending time recreating in the outdoors. My favorite day of the week in the summer is when I get to rip around Snowmass on bikes with the Sheredders. And in the fall and spring I’ve enjoyed seeing the growth of youth bikers through the Carbondale Middle School Program. RFC has been a gift to our valley to empower youth through cycling!
Certifications: BICP Level 1 Certification & Wilderness First Aid CPR

Kallie Carpenter

John Hartmann

Favorite ride is The Whole Enchilada in Moab
Favorite food is probably jelly beans
Fun fact about me is that I grew up in Germany as an Air Force Brat.
I love coaching at RFC because I love building relationships with kids through riding and watching them grow as riders and as people!
I’ve been coaching for 7 years now, and have my PMBIA level 1 and Terra Method DH2 certifications.

John Hartmann

Becky Church Bio photo

I have been an RFC coach at Aspen Middle School for the past 3 years or so and a middle school teacher for 18 years. I love riding my bike especially when it involves traveling long distances, but the greatest is sharing my love of biking and the outdoors with young riders! Let's go ride!

Becky Church

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Maria Wimmer Bio photo

Favorite ride/trail: Mushroom Rock
Favorite food: Pasta
Fun Fact about me: My longest bike race I rode 165 miles in 18 hours in Fruita
Why you love to work at RFC: Because I get to see kids really improve, have confidence, and most importantly have fun on bikes.
Years Experience/Certifications: Been biking like a ninja for 10 years
My full time job: Broker Associate with Coldwell Banker Mason Morse in Carbondale

Maria Wimmer

Caitlyn Mulroy

Hi! I'm Coach Mulroy and I'm an 8th grade literacy teacher at Basalt Middle School. Before I was a teacher I spent my summers working as a camp counselor. Unfortunately, I never even knew what mountain biking was until I moved to the valley 1 year ago! Since I started riding, it's my favorite thing to do! Right now, my favorite trail to ride is Father of Ginormous at Prince Creek because I love all the little jumps! I like to be a MTB coach because I wish my school would have had a club like this when I was a kid. I feel like I've been missing out on a really fun hobby for the last 20 years! My favorite food is sweet potato fries--I always eat them for junk food Friday! A few fun facts about me: I'm left handed (last year I broke my wrist and learned how to write with my right hand!), I love bright colors and fun patterns, my favorite animals are giraffes, and my spirit animal is a peacock (because duh...fun colors!) See you on the trails!

Caitlin Mulroy

Board of Directors

John Cibulsky, President
Heath Johnson, Vice President
Chris Hazleton, Treasurer
Trina Ortega, Secretary
Jonathan Delk
Meghan Detering
Chris Geiger
Kevin Jacobi

Our Partners

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