Mertztown, PA , United States
Experienced Coach with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. Skilled in Coaching, Cycling, Leadership, Bicycle, and Aerodynamics. Strong community and social services professional with a Bachelor of Science - BS focused in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from Fort Lewis College.
Fit provider with ERO Sports to Olympic Gold Medalist Kelsey Mitchell, and Bronze Medalist Lauriane Genest, of Team Canada. Provider to Cycling Canada Track Sprint Program, and 10+ World Champions.
Missy began cycling at the age of 15 in her home state of Minnesota, competing as a junior before being awarded a full scholarship to attend Fort Lewis College as a cyclist with FLC Cycling. As a collegiate athlete, she won over 35 national medals between across Track, Mountain, Cyclocross, and Road disciplines. In 2011, she qualified for the Kowalski’s Markets Collegiate All-Star team.
After graduation, Missy began training as a track sprint athlete, moving to Los Angeles, California. After 8 months, she as named one of two sprint female athlete to represent Team USA at the Pan Am Championships, where she set a US National Record.
Since then, she has been a resident at the OTC in Colorado Springs, has competed in over 12 countries, won 6 elite national titles, set multiple track and national records, and won a UCI track world cup medal in Cali, Colombia. She was part of four Pan American Championship teams, three track world cups, and also competed as the first US woman at a world championship in over 8 years, in 2015 in Paris France. She continued to remain the #1 ranked US sprint female between 2013-2016. She is an experienced road, track, and cx rider across the junior, collegiate, and elite level.
Missy has an incredible attention to detail, and a passion for working with junior and female athletes. She holds a Bachelor’s of Exercise Science from Fort Lewis College in 2012, and has been a USAC licensed coach since 2015. She is a certified bike fitter with ERO Sports.