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 taking podium spots in North America. With 30+ years of race experience and 10+ years endurance coaching, Coach Curt provides coaching and consulting services to athletes worldwide with athletes of all abilities and skills.
Benjamin (Ben) Stein is an associate 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 into 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 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.