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
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.