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USA Cycling Names 2018 UCI Track World Championships Team

(January 30, 2018) – USA Cycling announced today the 14 athletes that will represent the United States at the 2018 UCI Track World Championships set for Feb. 28 – March 4 in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.

"We are very excited about this amazing team and our prospects for the UCI World Championships”, said Scott Schnitzspahn, USA Cycling’s VP of Elite Athletics. “Our defending Women’s Team Pursuit world champions are coming into excellent form under the leadership of Head Coach Gary Sutton and we have talent and depth across all of the events. We look forward to testing ourselves against the best in the World.”

The Team USA roster is as follows:

ATHLETE


CHRISTINA

BIRCH

Los Angeles, Calif.

Scratch

KELLY

CATLIN

Arden Hills, Minn./Rally Cycling

Pursuit, Team Pursuit

CHLOÉ

DYGERT-OWEN

Port Orchard, Wash./Team TWENTY20

Pursuit, Team Pursuit

KIM

GEIST

Emmaus, Pa.

Madison, Team Pursuit

MADDIE

GODBY

Colorado Springs, Colo.

Sprint, Team Sprint

ADRIAN

HEGYVARY

Asheville, N.C./UnitedHealthcare ProCycling

Madison, Team Pursuit

DANIEL

HOLLOWAY

Boulder, Colo./Texas Roadhouse Cycling

Madison, Omnium, Team Pursuit

GAVIN

HOOVER

Manhattan Beach, Calif./Elevate-KHS

Team Pursuit

ASHTON

LAMBIE

Lawrence, Kan./Creative Landscaping

Pursuit, Team Pursuit

MANDY

MARQUARDT

Allentown, Pa./Team Novo Nordisk

Sprint, Team Sprint

DANIEL

SUMMERHILL

Centennial Colo./Texas Roadhouse Cycling

Team Pursuit

JENN

VALENTE

San Diego, Calif./Team TWENTY20

Omnium, Points, Team Pursuit

ERIC

YOUNG

Boulder, Colo./Rally Cycling

Points, Team Pursuit

KIM

ZUBRIS

Alburtis, Pa.

Madison

The USA Cycling 2018 Track World Championships selection criteria are available here.

The athletes will be supported in the Netherlands by the following USA Cycling staff:

STAFF

Brian

Abers

SPRINT COACH

Felice

Beitzel

LEAD THERAPIST

Zane

Godby

MECHANIC

Lindsay

Golich

SPORTS PHYSIOLOGIST

Greg

Henderson

ENDURANCE COACH MEN

Melissa

McKeveny

SPORTS TECHNOLOGIST

Thais

Mollet

THERAPIST

Mirek

Rataczyck

LEAD MECHANIC

Patryck

Rataczyck

THERAPIST

Scott

Schnitzspahn

VP ELITE ATHLETICS

Jamie

Staff

TRACK SPRINT DIRECTOR

Gary

Sutton

ENDURANCE COACH WOMEN

Ken

Whelpdale

TEAM LEADER

To cheer for Team USA at the 2018 UCI Track World Championships, please follow @UCI_Track and @USACyclingLIVE on Twitter. The Olympic Channel will provide broadcast and webcast coverage. Please check the schedule at olympicchannel.com and your local listings. For more about the 2018 UCI Track World Championships, please visit the event website at wkbaanapeldoorn.nl/en/.

Please contact Kelly Feilke with questions.