• Scott Britz
    Middle School Coordinator

  • Jon Casson
    Gravity/Enduro Coach

    Jon Casson has been coaching with GVYC part time the past couple of years.  Jon has been coaching and teaching mountain biking for the past 10 years and is a level 2 Instructor and Instructor Trainer for the Professional Mountain Bike Instructor Association.  Jon has also been a professional coach for over 20 years working with World Cup and Olympic athletes in SnowboardCross. He's really excited to bring his knowledge of how to go fast on a snowboard and apply it to mountain bikes!


  • Kristen Kollus
    High School Coach

    Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Kristen developed a love for the outdoors at an early age.  She grew up camping, climbing, snowboarding, and biking in high school discovered the joy of competitive cycling through NICA.  She went on to race XC,CX, and road disciplines for CMU during her collegiate career.  Kristen now loves giving back to the community and sharing her passion for mountain biking by coaching for the Eureka! Environmental Institute and Grand Valley Youth Cycling.  It has been incredible to see the hard work and growth of riders over her last few years of involvement with GVYC, and she is excited to continue helping dedicated riders pursue and accomplish their future goals.  Kristen coaches with our high school team and provides individualized coaching plans.

  • Eric Landis

    With a lifetime of high-level 2 wheel riding & racing including Motocross, Pro Down Hill & Enduro racing Eric has the experience to help teach new riders the skills & fitness necessary to be successful on their bikes. 

  • Sara Landis

    Sara is a likable character with a passion for coaching kids, helping them to be the best they can be. With many years of enjoying mountain biking she demonstrates the work necessary to gain confidence and overcome the many challenges the sport has & feel the wonderful sense of accomplishment. 

  • Colby Lash
    High School Coach

  • Birgit
    High School Coach

  • Geoff
    High School Head Coach

    Originally from Boise, Idaho, Geoff grew up outside. He was raised through hiking, biking, fishing, camping, and many other outdoor activities. As a lifelong competitive runner turned cyclist, he enjoys coaching a variety of disciplines in cycling, though his favorite is the team-oriented aspect of GVYC. Geoff enjoys using sports to help others develop and grow as people and strive for and achieve goals they once thought were out of reach. He is in his eighth year with the program and has loved seeing it grow from a small program to one that now offers opportunities for middle school as well as high school athletes.