Cycling Coaching Services

Maximize your training improvements by optimizing your plan

My name is Gilberto Cortez and I am a USA Cycling, TrainingPeaks, and NICA Certified Coach from San Diego, California. With over 20 years of experience racing in mountain and road bike events, I have the experience necessary to guide you in the right direction. I offer power-based results-driven training managed via the TrainingPeaks application. The results of my client-athletes is my number one priority, for this reason, I will customize every aspect of your training to maximize the effectiveness of every single session

1-on-1 Training Plans from $99 / Month

Not every athlete has the same goals, goals or schedule. For this reason, I offer a variety of training plans that will be tailored to your specific needs. Here are some of the areas that I specialize in:

  • Cross Country Mountain Bike (XCO)
  • Cross Country Mountain Bike (XCM)
  • High School & Junior Athlete Training Specific Plans
  • 24 Hour of Endurance Race Preparation
    • Also offer plans for 8, 10 and 12-hour races
  • Gravel Races
  • Road Races and Gran Fondos
  • Road Criterium
  • General Fitness Improvement

My Certifications Include:

  • USA Cycling Level 2 Coach
  • NICA Level 1 Coach
  • TrainingPeaks Level 1 Coach

Training will include:

  • HIIT Interval sessions
  • Strength exercise sessions
  • Aerobic training sessions
  • Technique improvement sessions
  • Stretching sessions
  • Psychological readiness sessions
  • And other types of sessions necessary to improve the athlete’s overall fitness

Benefits of training with me include:

  • Structured Workouts with Auto-Upload to Zwift
  • Premium TrainingPeaks Analysis & Reports
  • Flexible Training Plans
  • Initial Athlete Review
  • Personalized Sessions
  • Linear or Block Periodization
  • Goal or Event-Driven Plans

Minimum Requirements

  • Computer or smart-phone with internet access
  • Heart-rate monitor (Power meter preferred)
  • Minimum of 6 hours/week available for training
  • Complete an initial athlete questionnaire & sign the athlete/coach liability waiver

Client Past Results

  • California State Champion 2019 – Cat 3 Junior Men
  • California Series 2019 – Cat 2 Women 30 to 39 – Overall Series Champion
  • 24 Hours of Endurance North America Championship 2018 – CoEd Duo Team – 1st Place
  • Rim Nordic Series 2018 – Expert Man 30 to 39 – Overall Champion
  • California State Championship 2018 – Cat 1 Man 30 to 39 – 3rd Place
  • 24 Hours of Endurance NorCal 2017 – Pro/Open Man – 1st Place
  • California Endurance Championship Series 2017 – Pro/Open Man – Overall Champion
  • Many More…

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Pricing

Junior Package

For NICA and other junior athletes (up to 18 years old)

$99
USA Cycling, TrainingPeaks & NICA Certified Coach
Bi-Weekly Updates to your Custom Training Plan
24-Hour Coach Response Time
TrainingPeaks Basic Account
Workout Analysis with WKO5 Included
Cycling & Strenght Workouts

Basic Package

A great place to start for beginners and amateur athletes

$149
USA Cycling, TrainingPeaks & NICA Certified Coach
Bi-Weekly Updates to your Custom Training Plan
24-Hour Coach Response Time
TrainingPeaks Basic Account
Workout Analysis with WKO5 Included
Cycling & Strenght Workouts

Gold Package

For the serious amateur, semi-pro or master level athlete

$199
USA Cycling, TrainingPeaks & NICA Certified Coach
Weekly Updates to your Custom Training Plan
24-Hour Coach Response Time
TrainingPeaks Premium Account
Workout Analysis with WKO5 Included
Cycling & Strenght Workouts

Triathlete Package

For the athletes that like to mix it up a bit (all levels)

$199
USA Cycling, TrainingPeaks & NICA Certified Coach
Weekly Updates to your Custom Training Plan
24-Hour Coach Response Time
TrainingPeaks Premium Account
Workout Analysis with WKO5 Included
Cycling, Strenght, Running and Swimming Workouts