CPCC Youth Section (The Paragoonies)

Our Youth Section – We generally meet on a Monday evening between 6 pm and 7 pm, and are open to 6 to 17 year olds for both male and females.

We usually meet at Risca Leisure Centre, however,  we also use Sirhowy Valley Country Park and Cwmcarn Forest Drive amongst other local areas. This is to ensure that we can offer many different aspects of Cycling for the Youth Section to continue to thrive.

Our Coaches – We currently have 6 British Cycling Qualified Coaches.

Ross Duffield (Lead Coach) – Ross is a Level 2 coach, Level 2 MTB specific coach, Level 2 Cyclo-Cross specific coach, Level 1 ride leader, and Level 2 MTB Leader. 

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

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

Rowena Duffield – Rowena is a Level 2 Coach & 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!

Charlotte Evans – Charlotte is a Level 2 Coach, and is a Level 2 Ride Leader.

Charlotte enjoys Cyclo-Cross, but is a roadie at heart.

Steve Jones – Steve is a Level 1 Coach, and a Level 2 Ride Leader. Steve is also the Cwmcarn Paragon Cycling Club Secretary and Club Kit Manager.

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

Vinny Goodwin – Vinny is a Level 1 Coach, and a Level 2 Ride Leader

Vinny loves all riding, and is more often found riding off road.

Mike Griffiths – Mike is a 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.

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.

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