Brendan Arnold – Manager & OHPSI Head Coach Stepping Down

After seven years with the Ontario Cycling Association, life long cycling enthusiast Brendan Arnold will be stepping down from the role of OHPSI Head Coach and High Performance Manager. Brendan won’t be leaving the association entirely, as his new role; BMX Rising Stars Head Coach, will have him engaged as a contract employee with the organization.

Brendan’s last official day in his current role will be the 30th of September. After which point, you will be able to contact him directly at his new e-mail address, brendan.arnold@ontariocycling.org.

“Brendan has been an instrumental pillar in building the association into what it is today. Over the seven years at Ontario Cycling, he has grown the High Performance portfolio into what is one of Canada’s leading provincial programs.” Said CEO of Ontario Cycling, Jim Crosscombe.

OHPSI Head Coach, Brendan Arnold had the following to say – “I want to thank each and every one of you for the support and teamwork over the past eight seasons. I’ve have had a great time at Ontario Cycling, I want to thank everyone that I worked with during this time. Coaches, please continue to be the catalyst for athlete development. You’re the lifeblood of the pathway for an athlete and the cycling system. Athletes, thank you for the memories. I won’t forget any of them. I am extremely proud of our Ontario athletes, I know a number of you will, and continue to mark you mark on the world stage. It has been a pleasure working with everyone in the industry, and I look forward to continued work with my new position with the OCA.”

The Ontario Cycling Association would like to recognize Brendan for his years of service in his current role and his invaluable contribution to the sport of Cycling in the province. “We will miss Brendan’s vibrant personality here in the office and out in the field.” Greg Rawson, Sport Coordinator.

The idea of replacing Brendan wasn’t an easy concept to digest however, Brendan and the rest of the OCA staff and extremely excited about the replacement that has been hired on to take on the role of High Performance Manager. Stay tuned to the OCA website for the announcement which will be coming shortly.