Club Coaches & Welfare Team

OUR COACHES – We currently have 8 British Cycling Qualified Coaches.

Ross Duffield (Lead Coach)

Level 2 coach,

Level 2 MTB specific coach,

Level 2 Cyclo-Cross specific coach,

Level 1 ride leader,

Level 2 MTB Ride Leader. 

Ross is also the Cwmcarn Paragon Cycling Club Vice-Chairman.

Ross loves riding off road, and coaching MTB and Cyclo-Cross

Rowena Duffield

Level 2 Coach

Rowena also looks after the Paragoonies Social Media Account.

Rowena loves MTB and Cyclocross. Can be found sending the jumps or pushing the pace at a CX race!

Steve Jones

Level 2 Coach

Level 2 Ride Leader.

Steve is also the Cwmcarn Paragon Cycling Club Secretary, Club Kit Manager, and looks after the clubs social media and Strava account.

Steve loves road riding and road racing, along with time trials. He also enjoys mountain biking.

Mike Griffiths

Level 1 Coach

Mike has been riding road races and taking part in triathlons for over 10 years, and has recently fell in love with off road riding.

Helen Stevenson

Level 1 Coach, and is a Welsh Cycling Youth Ambassador.

Helen enjoys all disciplines in cycling, but her favourites are Time Trials and Cross Country MTB’ing. She has also been known to enjoy Cyclo-Cross (However she may deny this if asked).

Darren Harris

Level 2 Coach

Darren enjoys all aspects of cycling and as a youth, he raced at Welsh Level. Now he loves riding and racing both MTB’s and Cyclo-Cross

Charlotte Evans

Level 2 coach,

Level 2 Ride Leader.

Charlotte loves riding off road and taking part in Cyclo-Cross races, but is a roadie at heart.

For more information on our Youth Section, or indeed to find out where our next session will be held, please email


Paul Stevenson – Paul is the Cwmcarn Paragon Cycling Club Welfare Officer.

Paul started his cycling journey as a mountain biker, before discovering the joys of a road bike.

Lianne Lusty – Lianne is the Cwmcarn Paragon Cycling Club Assistant Welfare Officer.

Useful Links from the Welfare Team

(Please click on each name, to be taken straight to that website)



Mental Health Foundation


Cost of Living

Welsh Cycling Safeguarding

Ann Craft Trust