Coach Bio
  Home | Updates | History | Benefits | Roster | Photos | Ride/Race Schedule | To Join  


Coach Pat



"Hmmm...looks like you could use a longer stem, Gum'."

  

Training Philosophy

"Bigger, Stronger, Faster!"

 

  Creditials
  • USA Cycling Licensed Coach
  • Inductee in the Kansas Cycling Association (KCA) Hall of Fame -- Coach
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Has coached cyclists to State Championships in all cycling disciplines -- Road (Road Racing, Criteriums, Time Trials), Track (Timed and Mass-Start Events, Sprint and Endurance Distances), and Cyclo-Cross.
  • Has coached cyclist to top-10 at National Track Championships.
 

What He Can Do For You

  • Assess proper bike fit.
  • Develop optimal rider positioning.
  • Develop individual and group bike handling skills.
  • Develop individual and team race strategies and tactics.
  • Provide Basic Physiological Testing -- measure body composition; establish heart rate training zones; estimate lactate threshold; measure muscular flexibility, power, strength, and endurance.
  • Design a personal on-bike training program -- as detailed as you wish.
  • Design a personal sports-specific "prehab" and strengthening program.

Contact Coach Pat at phschlager@aol.com.

 

Biography

  • Began road racing as a Cat 5 in 1996.
  • Upgraded to Cat 4 in 1998.
  • Became a United States Cycling Federation (USCF) Certified Sport-Level Cycling Coach in 1997.
  • Founded the Osceola County Cycling Club in 1998, name changed to the Osceola Velo Club in 2005.
  • Became a National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) in 2001.
  • Became a USA Cycling Licensed Club-Level Coach in 2005, renamed Level 3 Coach in November 2005.
  • Inducted into the Kansas Cycling Association (KCA) Hall of Fame in 2014.
  • Earned his Master of Science degree from the University of Kansas, Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Atmospheric Sciences in 1988.
  • Earned his Bachelor of Health Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Florida in 1994.
  • Became a Licensed Physical Therapist in Florida in 1994 and in Kansas in 2010.






Coach Pat at the 2007 Florida Time Trial Championships.



Copyright 2006-2017 Osceola Velo Club