WOMEN'S TEAM

TEAM MISSION

The Violet Crown Women’s Race Team’s mission is to grow a local community-oriented team of women cyclists who want to learn the art of competitive bike racing. This program seeks to provide mentorship and coaching to female cyclists to better improve their cycling knowledge, fitness, and racing abilities. The end goal for the program is to help riders learn the necessary skills and confidence to compete at local, state, and regional races and enjoy team camaraderie, promote Violet Crown, and attract more women to the sport of cycling.

TEAM GOALS

  • Recruit female cyclists at the USA Cycling Cat 4 / 5 level who have some road race experience
  • Establish a core team racers
  • Create a manageable schedule for training and racing so the team can learn and thrive 
  • Sponsor team clinics, training sessions, and rides to foster cohesive teamwork 
  • Participate in local and regional races as a team 
  • Be ambassadors for the Violet Crown on and off the bike

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2017 WOMEN'S RACE TEAM



NATALIE CABALLERO - CO-TEAM CAPTAIN

Natalie kills with kindness, on and off her bike. She'll kindly drop everyone as she flies up a mountain or hill and she'll kindly make sure everyone feels welcome and included. She has a sincere commitment to advocating for women and making the world a better place. She's the ultimate team player and you can always count on her to have the team's interest at heart! Natalie is a gem of a cyclist and person!

SONYA MANSON

Marathon runner turned bike racer, Sonya has always had endurance and dedication on the race course. She's a team player, ready to attack the peloton at any moment to support the team strategies. She trains hard, constantly growing stronger with each race. Both on and off the race course, she's ready to brighten others day with her contagious smile and humor. As a mother, friend, and teammate, she shares her positive energy and encourages those around her.


TAMRA ROBERTS


ALLEN TURNER - DIRECTOR DE SPORTIF

Coaching is said to be about taking an athlete to a level where they cannot take themselves. Our teacher and mentor in all things cycling, Allen offers his time and experience to the team. Allen has united this group of racers, many who had never met before, from individual riders to a strong and supportive team. The sky is the limit for the ladies of Violet Crown! Thank you Allen!


YEN NGUYEN - CO-TEAM CAPTAIN

Yen is a very inspirational lady and an incredible leader for our team. She trains hard and races smart. She is an outright kind person and I feel proud to call her my teammate!


APRIL MCCLURE

April's dedication is apparent in everything she does, from friendship to parenting to training and racing. Whenever I wake up feeling sluggish, I'm immediately motivated by the workout April has already completed...and I get up at 5:30 a.m.! April is one badass woman who inspires me both on and off the bike.


EMILY TRAHAN

Feisty firecracker Emily got her start racing in the dirt and proved to be just as tenacious on the pavement. When she's not eating hills for breakfast, Emily is an avid yogi, teacher, and mom to a budding young cyclist.


ALICIA DANZE



LYDIA BROUGH



JENNI ALLISON


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The Violet Crown Sports Association
P. O. Box 6815 

Austin, TX 78762


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