Coaches

Manitou Mountain Monsters provides a professional coaching staff that brings a high level of training and experience to the program. Our coaches include top-level racers, professionals, and veterans of the sport. All of them have a passion for cycling that fuels our success. All coaches are required to take Manitou Mountain Monsters training, pass background checks, certifications in First Aid, Concussions, field work, MTB Skills 101, Risk Management 1, and Student-Athlete Coaching Philosophy.

 

Coach Jenn Vaillancourt                Contact

Coach and founding member Jenn Vaillancourt has worked in the bike industry for over 10 years, and has started many women’s initiatives and rides. Jen oversees our communication and coaches training

 

      Coach Kervin Quinones Contact

Kervin

 Manitou High School Head Coach  and board member Kervin Quinones has raced most disciplines in cycling, worked in the bike industry for over 20 years, and is a pro level mechanic. Kervin oversees our race team ride locations, routes and training.

 

 

 

Coach Matt Hunt      Contact

 Coronado High School Head Coach and board member Matt Hunt is a suspension engineer at SRAM and worked in the bike industry for over 20 years, and is has been coaching since 2017. Matt oversees our race team ride locations, routes and training

 

 

Coach Joe McNerney                 Contact

 Coach and founding member Joe McNerney, has raced at the pro level in XC and DH mountain biking.  He has worked in the bike industry for 27 years, as well as a been a pro mechanic for a women’s pro XC MTB team. Joe oversees our ride locations, routes and training

 

 

Coach Jenn Jacobucci      Contact

Coronado High School Team Director and board member  Jenn Jacobucci, is an avid outdoor enthusiast and oversees our ride leaders and all of our uniform needs.

 

 

 Coach Wendy Fanklund       

Middle School Team Director and board member  Wendy Franlund, is a key in organizing our kickoff meetings, fundraising & end of the year parties

  

 

 

 

 

Coach Chantel Bruce       

Parent coordinator and board member Chantel Bruce is a oversees High School Race setup, nutrition and escorts student athletes for pre race call ups.

 

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