Meet the team

Our Pedigree

Here at M and C Performance Coaching, we pride ourselves in offering you the very best service from team members who are each at the top of their game. Each member of staff is qualified in their own speciality, and all are professionals in their fields.

Coach : Henrietta

Henrietta (affectionately known just as 'H') qualified as an ABCC coach in 2019 and has coached for the past three years seeing some of her riders take part in the UCI master's world championships. H splits her time between Cumbria and mainland Europe, where she trains and competes at UCI and World Tour level for the Dutch based GT Krush TUNAP women’s pro cycling team.  H knows better than anyone that as well as the 'numbers' your head has to be 'in the game' to succeed in competition.

There is no such thing as a rest day for H! In order to keep her fitness in peak condition she trains every day, come rain or shine; cycling and running, as well as working on her strength and conditioning in the gym.

triathlon Coach :  nEIL

Neil has always been involved in sport. He was originally a swimmer, competing in galas across Europe and then focused on athletics, competing at a high level. After a series of injuries he switched to rugby playing at a good level for 20 years. After retiring from rugby he turned his focus to triathlon and has competed at every distance including completing 4 Ironman events. He has been coach since 1991, originally as a fitness and rugby coach, and then a running and triathlon coach. He has coached internationally as well as in the UK. He volunteered as a triathlon club head coach and has coached complete beginners to European gold medalists on a 1 to 1 basis. He also works for British Triathlon teaching and assessing new coaches level 1 and 2 coaches and community activator courses. He is also a coach educator for UK Athletics, UK Coaching and the child protection in sports unit. He has now trained over 500 triathlon coaches.

He has numerous coaching qualifications including a level 3 high performance triathlon coach, a coach in run fitness and a strength and conditioning coach. His coaching philosophy is that training should be enjoyable as well as productive. He applies both sports science and the ability to understand and support people to achieve their goals, regardless of ability or fitness level.

Cycling Coach : Junaid

Junaid has a Level 2 coach with a burning passion for the sport. With his eyes set on achieving Level 3 accreditation in road and time trial coaching, Junaid is committed to staying at the forefront of cycling expertise. He takes pride in introducing beginners to the sport, helping them build a solid foundation of skills and confidence as well as focusing on performance cycling.

As a cycling coach, Junaid brings a holistic approach to training. He understands that cycling isn't just about physical endurance; it's about mental resilience, strategic thinking, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Junaid will work closely with you to tailor a training plan that aligns with your goals, whether you're aiming to conquer your first century ride or compete in a prestigious race.