We are pleased to introduce you to Matt Poyner and Amanda O’Connor – our new AusCycling team members in Western Australia.
Matt has started in the role of Operations and Racing Manager.
Matt has an extensive career in cycling. As a competitor Matt has been a UCI World Masters, Oceania and National & State Champion and medallist (Road and Track) whilst representing WA, SA & Queensland during his racing career.
Off the bike, Matt has an equally distinguished resume as Race Director of the 2016 UCI Gran Fondo World Championship, 2013-2016 UCI Gran Fondo World Series Qualifier Events and the Subaru National Road Series (Tour de Perth) from 2013-2015.
More recently Matt has been a well known voice of cycling commentary National Track and Road Championships, National Series, UCI World Cup and Championship events.
Amanda will take on the role of Sport Development Co-Ordinator.
Amanda, is a Triple UCI World Masters Track Cycling Champion and has another six World Championship podium credits to her list of cycling achievements. Amanda has a great depth of cycling knowledge across multiple disciplines from grass roots community cycling clubs to event management and international racing projects, having founded X-Speed Australia Cycle Club and UCI Continental Team X-Speed United.
Amanda’s passion is junior development and building a sustainable model for the future of the sport in WA through participation, engagement and opportunity.
The depth of knowledge, enthusiasm and skills our new team members has bodes incredibly well for the development of cycling in Western Australia.
Over the coming weeks they look forward to meeting our clubs and members in WA to understand your priorities and ensure that you are serviced appropriately.
If you have any questions or we can assist you in any way please feel free to contact Matt or Amanda at:
M: 0424 898 253
M: 0418 949 509