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Special Meeting of the North East Regional Council

We would like to inform you, with prior notice of a special meeting of the North East Regional Council with the purpose of electing a new Regional Chair of the Board and any additional members of the Regional Board that is considered necessary to ensure the region has sufficient resources.

The meeting will be at the Marriott Hotel, MetroCentre, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE1 9XF on Saturday 11 March 2017 at 11:00am.

If you are a member of a British Cycling affiliated club, please contact your Club Secretary to attend as a representative. If you are not a member of an affiliated club, you may still attend as an observer.

The role of the Regional Board

British Cycling's North East Regional Board, comprises of a number of volunteers who meet approximately every six to eight weeks. The Regional Board plays a pivotal role in development and support across all disciplines of Cycle Sport across the region.  This includes setting up appropriate work groups to provide specific support in areas such as youth development and event development.

If you would like to be part of the success of British Cycling and to support and shape Cycle Sport in your region, we hope that you would be able to join us.

BMX Inter Regional Championships 2017 Expression of interest – Manager & Coach

The  BMX 2017 Inter Regional Championships Provisional dates, along with venue, is as follows:

BMX                                         09 – 10 Sept                 National Cycling Centre, Manchester

Team Managers and Coaches who are interested in being selected for this event are asked to send their details to:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.by the March 4th th 2017.



The British Cycling North East Board wish to appoint a team manager to manage teams at the Youth Tour of Scotland (April 7th-10th 2017).  In addition, there will also be a coach appointed. 

Team Manager and Team Coach Job Description and Person Specification

The Team Manager will be responsible for:

  • The effective management of the team during the event
  • Maintaining good ongoing communication in the lead up to the event
  • Upholding a duty of care and adhering to the team manger code of conduct as published by British Cycling head office ahead of the event
  • Providing all financial costs and receipts for the event to the BCNE board
  • Reporting back to the BCNE board on the performance of the team at the event. 

The Team Coach will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Team Manager in selecting a team of riders
  • Providing coaching advice to the riders in the team whilst at the event and helping riders to perform to the best of their ability
  • Upholding a duty of care and adhering to the team coach code of conduct as published by British Cycling head office ahead of the event. 

All Team Manager and Team Coach candidates must:

 Be current British Cycling members.

  • Have a validated and up to date Enhanced DBS check with British Cycling.
  • Have passed a safeguarding and protecting children course within the last 3 years.
  • Have proven previous experience of working with young people, preferably (although not essential) from a BC Go-Ride club, as this will ensure they are knowledgeable of the best practices when working with young people.
  • Have in depth knowledge and experience of the discipline of the event.
  • Be clear about what the “Loco Parentis” role entails and when appropriate share this with the young people selected whilst at events
  • Have knowledge of the Anti-Doping procedures
  • Respect the Rider code of conduct, and set good examples
  • Have a valid Level 2 British Cycling coaching qualification (Team Coach role only)
  • Hold a current valid BC verified first aid certificate (Team Coach role only)

Application Process

Letters of application are now being welcomed, in which candidates should clearly state:
Which position the application is for:Team Manager or Team Coach

Please email applications to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Team Managers and Coaches application deadline for all events: 10th February 2017.
Team Manager and Coach appointments for each event will be made by: 17th February 2017.
The British Cycling North East Board will be responsible for:
  • Making Team Manager and Coach appointments for each of the above event from the applications received before the deadline and meeting the requirements of the post
  • Agreeing and communicating rider selection criteria on the BCNE website for each of the above event 
  • Providing reasonable expenses to the Team Manager and Coach for each of the events


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