Chris Ragusa   Koppenberg Coaching Group

Chris is the owner of Koppenberg Coaching Group. He personally coaches cyclocross and road racing to clients of all abilities. Chris is also our resident sports nutritionist, holding a degree in Kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.


Chris has been racing road and cyclocross since the late 80s. After leaving a cushy job as a wildland firefighter with the US Forest Service, Chris returned to his roots, falling in love with cycling again. Chris has worked on the cyclocross circuit for a number of years as a mechanic and soigneur for several cyclocross teams, including Cannondale, Cyclocrosworld. Most recently, Chris has been the Director Sportif for the the Boulder Cycle Sport/Yoga Glo Cyclocross Team.

First going thru massage school, he then graduated Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts with a BA in Kinesiology. Having spent time under the wing of Professor Barry Braun Ph. D. one of the premiere energy metabolism researchers in the country, Chris has a solid foundation in sports nutrition and exercise science.


Portland, ME
United States

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Nutrition, Mental Skills, Training Camps, Bike Fit, Biochemical Analysis

Sport Types

Road Cycling, Cyclocross



Athlete Requirements

I currently only work with athletes training with a power meter.


Portland, ME
United States

To hire Chris Ragusa as your coach, select the coaching service that is right for you.

The coach consultation includes a one hour discussion with a TrainingPeaks Level 2 coach on the phone or video call. This also includes one month of TrainingPeaks Premium Athlete Edition and a completed coaching consultation summary after your call.

One Hour Consultation