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Gary Coltman – ‘Head of Performance’ with Scottish Cycling


Gary Coltman
Gary Coltman.

With the recent appointment of Gary Coltman as Head of Performance at Scottish Cycling, VeloVeritas thought it would be interesting to learn about the man and his plans – here’s what he had to say to us:

Depending on the source you’ve won 10 or 11 British titles, which is it and what were the disciplines?

“I’ve actually won 11 throughout the years which include – the Youth Circuit Race Championship, Senior Kilometre, Senior Madison three times, Professional Omnium five times plus the first ever official British Cycling Downhill Championship.”

MTB/Road; and a medal in the Commonwealth Games Team Pursuit in ’86 – very diverse…

“I started as a youngster in cyclo-cross and then got into riding crits, TT’s and track racing during in my youth years.

“As a first year youth I focused on sprint and won the White Hope Sprint – then switched my focus to endurance as a senior.

“I focused on