Youth Coaches

Darren Armstrong

Darren Armstrong

Darren has been with Taw Velo for 4 years. He initially started as a volunteer helping out on Saturday mornings due to his son wanting to take part in a club activity. Since the early days a few things have changed as he has become more involved in the club and is currently the club’s Youth Coach.

Coaching Qualifications:

  • British Cycling Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Cycling (L2CCC)
  • British Cycling Level 2 Track Coaching Award (L2DSA)

His hobby is all things cycling in a multitude of different disciplines. Road has always been his main choice since the very early years when he took up cycling. Darren has taken part in sportif’s such as the Dartmoor Classic, Two Moors, Endura Lion Heart, Black rat and the Exmoor Beast to name a few. During the last year Darren has taken up the sport of cyclo-cross and mountain biking, which is proving to be very challenging and rewarding. He also organises the activities for the youth such as Cyclo cross events and Cross country, During the last year 6 events have taken place either at Petroc or Swimbridge that have allowed a large number of young people to be involved in cycling.

Current Bikes: Cannondale Synapse; Orange Crush; Scott Cyclo-cross.
Ultimate Bike: Cannondale SuperSix Evo.