Team USA

Track

Heart pounding action, digging deeper than deep, in a race against the clock and fellow racers. Check out Team USA riders competing in Sprint, Keirin, Time Trial, and other races, and the programs that help Team USA dominate international events.

About Track Cycling

One of the most spectator-friendly disciplines of competitive cycling, track racing seems to have something for everybody. A plethora of events makes track cycling an interesting mix of sprint and endurance events in which athletes or teams compete in individual or mass-start races. Contested on a velodrome, track events offer non-stop action and some of the most impressive and exhilarating moments in cycling. Each track cycling event is a unique competition that relies on the strength, power, speed, endurance, strategy and tactics of its competitors to determine a winner.

Join The Team

Hard work does pay off. USA Cycling is proud to support high-performing athletes with financial, technological, and logistical programs that allow them to focus their efforts even further. USA Cycling believes that using time standards for international team qualification and continually raising the bar related to athlete support programs have been the catalysts for the fourteen World Championship medals won in the past quadrennium—the most American medals in a quad.

Get Involved

Join A Club

Compete Locally

Prepare & Train

Compete Nationally

Compete Internationally

Qualify for National Team

  • Selection Criteria for National Team

Qualify for Olympic Team

Athlete Development Pathway

USA Cycling’s Athlete Development Pathway defines structured development tiers with multiple levels of programming for athletes in their journey to the USA Cycling National Team. The Athlete Development Pathway leads program design both at the club and national levels, all while educating parents and athletes about the multiple opportunities available to them on their journey from local results to international achievement.

COMING SOON

1. Day Camps

2. Talent Identifiers

3. Regional Camps

4. European Race Camps


U.S. Velodromes

While we work to organize specific USA Cycling camps, check out your local velodrome to get started in their camps, clinics, races, and events.

Velodrome

Location
Encino VelodromeEncino, CA
Hellyer Park VelodromeSan Jose, CA
VELO Sports CenterCarson, CA
San Diego VelodromeSan Diego, CA
Olympic Training Center VelodromeColorado Springs, CO
Brian Picolo Park VelodromeCooper City, FL
Dick Lane VelodromeEast Point, GA
Ed Rudolph VelodromeNorthbrook, IL
Major Taylor VelodromeIndianapolis, IN
Lexus VelodromeDetroit, MI
International Velodrome at Bloomer ParkRochester Hills, MI
Penrose Park VelodromeSt. Louis, MO
Northeast Velodrome & Cycling ParkLondonberry, NH
Kissena VelodromeQueens, NY
Asheville MellowdromeAsheville, NC
Cleveland VelodromeCleveland, OH
Valley Preferred Cycling CenterTrexlertown, PA
Giordana VelodromeRock Hill, SC
Alkek VelodromeHouston, TX
Jerry Baker Memorial VelodromeRedmond, WA
Washington Park VelodromeKenosha, WI

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL LIST

Be the first to know about new development camps and opportunities that are added to the schedule.


What is the National Team Designation?

USA Cycling is proud to support our National Team athletes who champion the sport of cycling and are the ultimate ambassadors for Track Cycling. USA Cycling will support National Team elite athletes with logistical and team support upon request. Each athlete on the national team will receive unique support to best address each athlete’s needs in terms of timing and type of resources. USA Cycling will work with our elite athletes’ trade teams to help maximize the combined resources. Our goal is to ensure that our top riders have everything they need to perform at the highest level.


MEET THE TEAM

Elite Track World Championships

October 12-16, 2022: Saint Quentin en Yvelines, France

2022 Elite Track Word Championship Selection Criteria - Discretionary Petition Form

For the most up-to-date information, please visit: UCI Track Cycling - World Championships


Junior Track World Championships

August 23-27, 2022: Tel Aviv, Israel

2022 Junior Track World Championships Selection Criteria - Discretionary Petition Form

For the most up-to-date information, please visit: UCI Junior Track Cycling - World Championships

Nations' Cups

Starting in 2021, the UCI has renamed the Track World Cups to the Tissot UCI Track Nations’ Cup. The series will be reduced from 6 events to 3, and will now compete from April through September with World Championships to be in October.

February 23-26, 2023 - Jakarta, Indonesia

March 14-17, 2023 - Cairo, Egypt

April 20-23, 2023 - Milton, Canada

For the most up-to-date information, please visit: UCI Track Cycling Nations Cups

Track Nations Cup Selection Criteria

Track Nations Cup Discretionary Nomination Petition Form


Continental Championships

August 10-14, 2022: Limu, Peru

Pan American Continental Championships Selection Criteria

Pan American Continental Championships Discretionary Athlete Petition


Selection Committees

USA Cycling is responsible for selecting the athletes who represent the United States in the highest level of international competition. For more information on the general selection process, click here.

About Track Cycling

One of the most spectator-friendly disciplines of competitive cycling, track racing seems to have something for everybody. A plethora of events makes track cycling an interesting mix of sprint and endurance events in which athletes or teams compete in individual or mass-start races. Contested on a velodrome, track events offer non-stop action and some of the most impressive and exhilarating moments in cycling. Each track cycling event is a unique competition that relies on the strength, power, speed, endurance, strategy and tactics of its competitors to determine a winner.

Join The Team

Hard work does pay off. USA Cycling is proud to support high-performing athletes with financial, technological, and logistical programs that allow them to focus their efforts even further. USA Cycling believes that using time standards for international team qualification and continually raising the bar related to athlete support programs have been the catalysts for the fourteen World Championship medals won in the past quadrennium—the most American medals in a quad.

Get Involved

Join A Club

Compete Locally

Prepare & Train

Compete Nationally

Compete Internationally

Qualify for National Team

  • Selection Criteria for National Team

Qualify for Olympic Team

Athlete Development Pathway

USA Cycling’s Athlete Development Pathway defines structured development tiers with multiple levels of programming for athletes in their journey to the USA Cycling National Team. The Athlete Development Pathway leads program design both at the club and national levels, all while educating parents and athletes about the multiple opportunities available to them on their journey from local results to international achievement.

COMING SOON

1. Day Camps

2. Talent Identifiers

3. Regional Camps

4. European Race Camps


U.S. Velodromes

While we work to organize specific USA Cycling camps, check out your local velodrome to get started in their camps, clinics, races, and events.

Velodrome

Location
Encino VelodromeEncino, CA
Hellyer Park VelodromeSan Jose, CA
VELO Sports CenterCarson, CA
San Diego VelodromeSan Diego, CA
Olympic Training Center VelodromeColorado Springs, CO
Brian Picolo Park VelodromeCooper City, FL
Dick Lane VelodromeEast Point, GA
Ed Rudolph VelodromeNorthbrook, IL
Major Taylor VelodromeIndianapolis, IN
Lexus VelodromeDetroit, MI
International Velodrome at Bloomer ParkRochester Hills, MI
Penrose Park VelodromeSt. Louis, MO
Northeast Velodrome & Cycling ParkLondonberry, NH
Kissena VelodromeQueens, NY
Asheville MellowdromeAsheville, NC
Cleveland VelodromeCleveland, OH
Valley Preferred Cycling CenterTrexlertown, PA
Giordana VelodromeRock Hill, SC
Alkek VelodromeHouston, TX
Jerry Baker Memorial VelodromeRedmond, WA
Washington Park VelodromeKenosha, WI

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL LIST

Be the first to know about new development camps and opportunities that are added to the schedule.


What is the National Team Designation?

USA Cycling is proud to support our National Team athletes who champion the sport of cycling and are the ultimate ambassadors for Track Cycling. USA Cycling will support National Team elite athletes with logistical and team support upon request. Each athlete on the national team will receive unique support to best address each athlete’s needs in terms of timing and type of resources. USA Cycling will work with our elite athletes’ trade teams to help maximize the combined resources. Our goal is to ensure that our top riders have everything they need to perform at the highest level.


MEET THE TEAM

Elite Track World Championships

October 12-16, 2022: Saint Quentin en Yvelines, France

2022 Elite Track Word Championship Selection Criteria - Discretionary Petition Form

For the most up-to-date information, please visit: UCI Track Cycling - World Championships


Junior Track World Championships

August 23-27, 2022: Tel Aviv, Israel

2022 Junior Track World Championships Selection Criteria - Discretionary Petition Form

For the most up-to-date information, please visit: UCI Junior Track Cycling - World Championships

Nations' Cups

Starting in 2021, the UCI has renamed the Track World Cups to the Tissot UCI Track Nations’ Cup. The series will be reduced from 6 events to 3, and will now compete from April through September with World Championships to be in October.

February 23-26, 2023 - Jakarta, Indonesia

March 14-17, 2023 - Cairo, Egypt

April 20-23, 2023 - Milton, Canada

For the most up-to-date information, please visit: UCI Track Cycling Nations Cups

Track Nations Cup Selection Criteria

Track Nations Cup Discretionary Nomination Petition Form


Continental Championships

August 10-14, 2022: Limu, Peru

Pan American Continental Championships Selection Criteria

Pan American Continental Championships Discretionary Athlete Petition


Selection Committees

USA Cycling is responsible for selecting the athletes who represent the United States in the highest level of international competition. For more information on the general selection process, click here.

SEARCH FOR SPEED

A new talent identification program designed to introduce track cycling to diverse and underrepresented communities in Los Angeles.

TRACK CYCLING

MEET THE STAFF
Gary Sutton Bio

Gary
Sutton

Head Coach, Women's Endurance Track
Background

Gary leads the women’s endurance track program at USA Cycling. With more than 25 years of coaching experience, Sutton has a distinctive track record in the sport. Most recently, he was the Women's Track Endurance Coach for Cycling Australia, serving in that role since 2010 and achieving international success at the highest level with multiple athletes across multiple events. Highly respected for his technical skills, Gary is equally praised for his commitment to individual athletes and focus on developing good people – not just great athletes. Prior to coaching, he was an outstanding elite cyclist in his own right having competed in the 1976 and 1980 Olympic Games and winning the amateur World Championship in the Points Race. Gary is based at the USA Cycling headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

CONTACT
Erin Hartwell Bio

Erin
Hartwell

National Sprint Director
Background

USA Cycling has brought on three-time U.S. Olympian Erin Hartwell to lead the National Track Sprint Program. Hartwell is a decorated track cyclist with two Olympic medals from Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996 in the Men's 1000-meter Time Trial, making him the first American to medal in this event. Hartwell also saw himself on the podium at the UCI Track World Championships in 1994, 1995, and 1998. Additionally, Hartwell won 13 U.S. National Titles and held the 1000-meter Time Trial National Record from 1995-2008. In 2012, the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame inducted Hartwell for his performances.

After his retirement, Hartwell became the CEO at the world-class velodrome Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown, Pennsylvania. He left the velodrome in 2008 to focus on his own sports management company, Athletics Cubed. Hartwell has had various roles over the years with several other national cycling federations' track programs, like Welsh Cycling, Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation, Cycling Canada, and Chinese Cycling. Now he's back to his roots working with USA Cycling athletes as they head to Tokyo and prepare for Paris 2024 and LA 2028.

CONTACT
Rob Stanley Bio

Robert
Stanley

Head Coach, Men's Endurance Track
Background

Combining a passion for cycling with a love of critical thinking, Robert has forged a career in high performance sport. After completing his coaching qualifications at British Cycling, Robert set about coaching at local Velodromes alongside studying for a Masters in Exercise and Nutrition Science. Shortly after graduating, Robert enrolled on a PhD at Leeds Beckett University studying Determinate's of Performance in World Class Omnium Racing. His research and coaching experience lead him to work with the Japanese Cycling Federation, supporting the development of elite athletes in track cycling. Robert first joined USA Cycling in 2019 supporting the elite track cycling team through World Cups and World Championships. Robert continues to combine applied practice with research. His current research interests include racecraft, physiology, modelling performance and high performance systems, all of which help in the development of effective day-to-day and long term training and preparation for athletes.

Although Robert works predominantly in track cycling, Robert has supported athletes across a range of disciplines. Robert originally comes from Yorkshire, England, and is always looking for opportunities to ride bikes!

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Jim
Miller

Chief of Sport Performance
Background

A successful professional cyclist in his own right, Jim coached several cyclists on the side and eventually retired from racing in 1999 to focus solely on his flourishing coaching career. After developing several notable cyclists, he originally came to USA Cycling to run the women’s road program in 2002. After earning Coach of the Year distinctions from the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee in 2003 & 2004, Jim was promoted to director of endurance programs, overseeing the development of American junior, U23, and women endurance athletes in road and track cycling. After making significant strides toward the USA Cycling National Development Program’s goal of developing the next generation of American cyclists, he was named Vice President of Athletics in 2010. In 2017 Jim left USA Cycling to become the Vice President of Business Development for Training Peaks. Unable to resist the Olympic call, he returned to USA Cycling in 2020 as the Chief of Sport Performance.

In his spare time, Jim also provides day-to-day training programs for athletes such as 2018 Mountain Bike XCO World Champion Kate Courtney and international stars like Chloé Dygert and Christopher Blevins. He has earned the International Olympic Committee’s highest honor for coaches, the Order of Ikkos, three times, all for coaching 3-time Olympic Champion Kristen Armstrong to victory.

A native of Casper, Wyo., Jim also earned a Bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from Colorado State University. Miller resides in Colorado Springs, Colo., with his wife and two children.

CONTACT

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