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Meet the Coaches

Brett Tippie, is one of Canada’s premier dual sport athletes, and has been both a professional mountain biker and snowboarder for well over a decade. He has been coaching on snow an dirt for over 20 years. Brett a born leader, and self-titled Director of Good Times!


Tera Meadeis a three-time Canadian Dual Slalom Mountain Bike Champion, multi-time Canadian national team member, fitness programmer and personal trainer, fitness competitor, and sociology graduate.


Paul Berry is an outdoor enthusiast. For the past few years he has participated in endurance mountain biking, and was the 2012 world champion in the 6 hour mountain bike discipline. He has owned Spoke N' Motion Bike & Ski shop for 27 years, and has coached kids in mountain biking for 8 years.


Ted Morton is a level 2 professional mountain bike instructor, international mountain bike association tour leader, and wilderness first responder. He was drawn to Kamloops because of the riding and has never looked back! Ted operates a mountain bike instructing business in Kamloops.


Kevin Wood is a downhill, cross-country, trials and BMX athlete. Kevin is also an accomplished dirt biker, professional furniture designer, fitness competitor, and decade-long mountain bike coach.


Shawn Melnechuk is all about biking. He won the Masters BC Cup Mountain Bike Downhill Championship in 2009 and is a level-2 professional mountain bike instructor. He currently teaches and coaches mountain biking at Sun Peaks.


Daniel McCunn enjoyed growing up around a network of mountain bike trails, right outside his front door in Australia. Now an outdoor educator/guide, he has been actively involved in outdoor education programmes, instructing a outdoor pursuits (including mountain biking) in Canada and abroad.


Blair Jones is an avid outdoor recreational and extreme sport enthusiast and wheel chair athlete. He is active in many able-bodied and wheelchair sports including Wheel Chair Basketball, mountain biking/racing, road riding, and sit skiing/racing. Jones is currently training for the 2018 South Korean Paralympic winter games. He enjoys working with people of all ages, whether it be in a coaching/teaching format or just out helping to create fun memories sharing his outdoor life passions and love of mountain biking. Jones is a Professional Certified Bicycle Tech, wheel and suspension tech, and Sponsored Canadian ambassador team rider for TSG at www.ridetsg.com