STAFF

Hugh Moran started Mars Hill Cycling Camp in 2012 while the head cycling coach at Mars Hill University, a position he held for 7 years, leading the team to 6 national championships and the #1 DII national ranking for 3 years. Starting cycling as a junior and National Team Member, Hugh raced professionally on the road for several years and continues to race road, gravel, and mountain bike events.

- USA Cycling Level 2 Coach

- PMBIA Level 1 Instructor

- Wilderness First Aid Certified

- SafeSport Certified

Reid Beloni co-directs Mars Hill Cycling Camp and is a Senior Coach at CTS. After a successful collegiate cycling career, Reid continues to race at the elite level in road and cyclocross, is a National Champion in Endurance Mountain Biking, and a feared gravel racer. He's competed in marquee events like Cape Epic, Dirty Kanza 200, Haute Route, and Leadville 100.

- MS in Exercise Science

- USA Cycling Level 2 Coach

- PMBIA Level 1 Instructor

- Wilderness First Aid Certified

- SafeSport Certified

CAMP DIRECTORS

2021 COACHES AND COUNSELORS

Josh Whitmore is an Expert Coach at CTS where he is the company's most qualified mountain bike skills instructor. A National Champion in Endurance Mountain Biking, Josh has competed in the Pisgah Mountain Bike Stage Race, Leadville 100, and Dirty Kanza 200.

- MS in Outdoor Education

- USA Cycling Level 2 Coach

- PMBIA Level 2 Instructor

- Wilderness First Responder

- SafeSport Certified

Sierra Sims is a master's student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the social chair for the CTS team. Sierra grew up riding bikes with her family and started racing in college. She races mountain bike, enduro, road, cyclocross, and gravel events. She has raced at Collegiate Mountain Bike Nationals twice as an omnium racer (placing 3rd and 2nd in club women) and at Cyclocross, Marathon MTB, and MTB Nationals. So far this year she competed in Unbound 200 and Road Nationals in her hometown. Sierra has also been a Little Bellas mentor for the past 3 years and is the president of UTK's Bicycle Club.
 

- BS Kinesiology
- CPR and First Aid Certified

 

Johnny Mitchell is the assistant cycling coach at Milligan University, a position he's held since 2016. Prior he was a member of the team when Milligan won two collegiate national championships. A category 1 road racer for ten years, he's twice placed inside the top 10 at USAC Elite Road Nationals. Also a winner of the best cookie ride/fondo ever: The Assault on Mt. Mitchell.

 

- BS Physical Education (MA in Education)