NEWS: Aris takes over as Team GB manager
British Cycling have announced international manager appointments have now been made for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. Unfortunately, not all roles have been filled, highlighting the worrying downward trend of volunteers across the sport.
Lee Aris is taking over management of Team GB from Dave Murphy, with a special eye on the 2017 tour in Australia. Geoff Gamage stays on as Women’s manager. Lee’s brother Wayne takes up the England post, with Les Fellgett remains as junior manager, along with Gary Colby and Steve Copping retaining their Ireland roles.
All other positions are yet to be filled. Here’s the run down:
INTERNATIONAL TEAM MANAGERS
Great Britain (Men & Overall) – Lee Aris
Great Britain (Women) – Geoff Gamage
Great Britain (Junior) – TBA
England (Senior) – Wayne Aris
England (Junior) – Les Fellgett
Ireland (Joint) – Gary Colby, Steve Copping
Scotland – TBA
Wales – TBA
The positions in relation the Great Britain Juniors, Scotland and Wales remain vacant. These positions are now re-advertised. Submissions of expressions of interest to British Cycling’s Paul West, close on 4th January.