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.
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
Road Cycling, Cyclocross
I currently only work with athletes training with a power meter.
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.