Curt Wilhelm is the owner and head coach at MTBCoach LLC and holds the USA Cycling Level 1/Elite Coach License. Coach Curt started racing mountain bikes in 1989 and is still charging hard to take podium spots in North America. With 30+ years of race experience and 15 years of endurance coaching, Coach Curt provides coaching and consulting services to athletes worldwide with athletes of all abilities and skills.
Benjamin (Ben) Stein is a senior coach who holds a USA Cycling Level 2 License, USA Triathlon Level 1 License, and a Category 1 mountain bike racer with nearly 10 years of endurance events experience both in Colorado and Idaho. Ben has a strong passion for coaching and physical activity. He has finished numerous mountain bike endurance events, XTERRA triathlons, 4 x Half Ironman finisher, and avid CycloCross fanatic! “Cross hurts so well”. Along with an experienced race resume, Ben studied exercise science and exercise physiology, earning a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology. Ben’s thesis research investigated cycling kinematics at a simulated incline on an indoor cycle ergometer, transitioning Ben into a local (Idaho), well-known professional bike fitter and cycling coach.
Combining Ben’s skill set with his passion for cycling allows him an in-depth understanding of the human body’s intricate mechanics and physiology. Ben’s ability to integrate his education with his own passion for endurance events provides his clients with a unique skill set of physiology testing, biomechanics, coaching, and injury prevention.
Ben provides coaching and consulting to athletes worldwide for XC/Endurance and Ultra endurance MTB, Cyclocross, Road, and Triathlete/XTERRA Athletes.