Become a friend of Zappi Racing Team

We can only take as many riders as we have coaches and volunteers so if you are interested in helping us to develop the next generation please do get in contact.

We have several qualified coaches running the Youth squads, with first aid certificates, and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificates.  To find out more take a trip to the British Cycling website.

Currently the key members of our youth coaching staff are:

Tony Gray – Overall Youth Programme Manager, Secretary

Jessica Ward – Junior Women and Youth Girls Manager, Level 2 coach

David Bosley – Under 16 (Youth A) Boys Manager, Level 2 coach

Tony Gray – Under 14 (Youth B) Boys Manager, Level 2 track, road and time trial coach

Martin Ebner – Under 12 (Youth C) Boys manager, Level 2 coach

Mark Smithson – Level 2 coach

Jake Backus –  Level 2 coach

Hari Vaudrey – Level 2 coach

Tim Jones – Level 2 cyclo-cross, road and time trial coach


Plus other volunteers who are the “Friends of Zappi Racing”.

Code of conduct and parental consent (link to separate document)

Safety and Welfare (link to separate document)

We operate in accordance with British Cycling policy: ‘British Cycling Policy and Procedures for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults’.

British Cycling Safeguarding and Protecting Children Policy Click here to view

To contact our child protection (welfare) officer:

Welfare Officers: James Smith and Andrea Postariu.