When you work with an Ignition coach you're not only getting a top notch coach that we've mentored and certified, you're also getting a racer themselves that knows what it means to chase fitness and training goals. At Ignition Coach Co. we believe that coaching and racing go hand in hand and can't wait for you to get to know your coach!
Cyclocross, Mountain Bike, Gravel, Road
A life-long athlete, Tyler was pursuing a semi-professional soccer career when he found cycling. After trading the soccer cleats for two wheels, Tyler went back to pursue a graduate degree and dove head first into the world of collegiate cycling. Since graduating in 2013, Tyler has continued rising through the ranks, racing every discipline including cyclocross, mountain bike, road, and even a little bit of track. For the last seven years, Tyler has been racing on the domestic elite cyclocross circuit and has spent the last four seasons racing in Europe. He enjoys the opportunity to share his experience with athletes of all backgrounds and help them achieve their goals.
"I worked with Tyler for 6 months and really enjoyed the experience. This was my first time working with a coach 1:1 and I couldn't have asked for a better coach. Tyler always took the time to answer all my questions in detail and gave clear guidance when I needed it."
MTB, CX, Gravel, Enduro, DH, Road
Isabella grew up running and going on long backpacking adventures with her family in the mountains. It wasn’t until she was around 20 years old that Isabella discovered cycling. She quickly became immersed in the world of bikes! She started racing pro cross country mountain biking in 2022 and fell in love with the racing scene. Throughout her college and pro racing she snagged many top twenties and top tens at the national and collegiate level. While the mountain bike is her main focus for racing, she frequently races and rides cyclo-cross, gravel, enduro, downhill, and road. Basically, if it has two wheels she loves it! Isabella earned her bachelors degree in Integrative Physiology with an emphasis in pre-medicine from the University of Colorado Boulder, and has been a certified personal trainer through the American Council of Exercise since 2018. She is passionate about helping others reach their goals through a holistic and science based approach by creating individualized training programs that incorporate strength, endurance, and overall health.
Sioux Falls, SD
MTB, CX, Gravel
Originally from Lockport, Illinois Adam grew up playing golf at the national level. After completing his bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, he retired from the game of golf in order to start his career in engineering. In 2013 he was introduced to endurance sports when his mom signed him up for a local triathlon and less than five years later began competing at the professional level in mountain bike and cyclocross. Today, Adam continues to pursue his lifelong dream of being a professional athlete, while also working as a design engineer and establishing himself as a trustworthy and science-based cycling coach. He is also the husband to his wife, Ali, and a new father to his son, Theo.
Road, CX, Gravel
Scott has competed in almost every discipline of cycling throughout his career as a racer and has landed primarily in road racing. He currently races for the Human Powered Health Pro Road team. Some noteworthy race results include: Collegiate Road Omnium National Champion, 2 stage wins and the points jersey at the Volta Portugal, riding in the breakaway of the World Championships road race, and 3rd at the Criterium National Championships. Scott still enjoys mixing things up on the dirt when he gets the chance and would consider himself an "outdoorsman" as he loves camping and fishing.
"I am at the lower level of ability, but I feel like he treats me like a pro. Very happy!"
XC MTB, Road, Gravel
Kaitlyn graduated with a degree in Exercise Science where she ran collegiate D1 track. With a strong background in endurance sport and training, she quickly rose to an elite level mountain biker but has also raced gravel and road. “The bike gives me the opportunity to see what this body is capable of and explore this beautiful world God created!” She believes it’s never too early or too late to achieve incredible things if you believe in your training.
After full time vanlife, Kaitlyn and her husband Blane are now based out of Flagstaff, Arizona with their furry son Everett.
"Working with Kaitlyn has been great. She provided a dynamic training plan for me that fit into my racing and non-racing schedule. Kaitlyn also provided a ton of insight into the why and how of training along with many great suggestions on equipment and my favorite - tires! Looking forward to another season."
Fort Collins, CO
CX, MTB, Road
Brannan has been racing cyclocross, road, and mountain bikes for the last 11 years of his life. The love for each discipline has changed over the years, with cyclocross becoming the primary focus with multiple trips to the World Championships, and several National Championship podiums. Brannan lives in Fort Collins, CO with his puppy, Lily, and has a degree in Business Management from Colorado Mesa University, where he met his future wife Zoë.
San Luis Obispo, CA
Road, CX, Mountain, Gravel
Lance is an extremely talented racer on the road and on the dirt. He currently races for the Legion of Los Angeles pro crit squad and runs his own off-road privateer program. Some of his biggest accomplishments on the bike include 2 National Championship titles in the U23 Road Race and U23 Men's Cyclocross category, and placing 10th overall in the 2022 LifeTime Grand Prix. In addition to being a professional cyclist and coach, he recently graduated from Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo with a degree in mechanical engineering. When Lance is not training and racing he enjoys camping, surfing, trail running, drinking coffee and hanging out with his friends and family.
CX, Gravel, Mountain
Chad was raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where he excelled in cross country running and track & field. He attended the Pennsylvania State University where he continued running collegiately while completing a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. Chad found the bike as a cross training tool for running but soon switched out his running shoes for wheels. Chad has competed in gravel and cyclocross events and enjoys riding his bike all over Europe, particularly in Italy. Chad has had a career off the bike as a mechanical design engineer and engineering manager which has allowed him to understand balancing training and racing with a full time career. When not riding Chad enjoys all things coffee, from roasting beans to latte art. He also has a wife and two dogs.