Our Staff

The Front Rangers are supported by an amazing network of experienced adult cyclists who strive to develop young cyclists. We have two paid coaches and many volunteer "ride leads" who teach and provide support as well.

Our Board Members

Paul Von Boeck
President

Paul is an avid cyclist, the Front Rangers President, Mountain Bike Coach and the Team Director for Highlanders Racing, a High School Cycling League team here in town. Paul first got involved with the Front Rangers when his son joined the team, and now he also serves on the Board of Directors.

Eldon Goates
Vice President

Eldon serves as the Front Rangers Vice President as well as a Mountain Bike and Cyclocross coach. He is our resident engineer - having done a lot of design work for RockShox, Spinner, Vanguard, TRP, Wickwerks chainrings and more. Eldon also helps with our epic rides including our annual Moab trip. As a perk, he has a home shop where he is happy to teach junior riders how to maintain and repair their bikes.

Position Open Treasuer

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Amy Rydland
Secretary

Amy doesn’t bike, but she loves that her son and husband do. As a military spouse, mom of 3, and crafter with an Etsy store, she runs in the early hours of the day. She served as PTA treasurer for 2 years in Virginia and she joined the board because she wants to help the organization that that gives so much to kids.

Kip Biese
Multi-Discipline Coach, Board Member

Kip has an M.S. in Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology and a B.S. in Psychology. He has been the lead coach for the USAC Junior National MTB training camp 7 times and is an ACSM certified personal trainer. He has raced professionally in 3 continents, in Track, Road, Mountain, and Cyclocross. Kip believes rule one is to have fun and that junior training should focus on technique and skill.

Rebecca Lawrence
Track Lead, Board Member

  Rebecca has been a level three USA Cycling Coach for four years. She is Safe Sport, CDC Concussion Training, and Red Cross CPR/AED certified. She coaches at the track and on the road and also teaches the Olympic Training Center’s "Learn the Velo" class.   

Drew Cavin

Drew started mountain biking in 1999 on a trip to Crested Butte. He has been riding all kinds of bikes since then and has fallen in love with mountain biking and enduro racing over the last five years in Colorado. He works for Colorado College. Drew's son Sam is an active member of the Front Rangers. 

 

Jim Lawrence
Track Coach

Jim is one of our track coaches and helps with road racing, and has the results to back those titles up. He is a ten-time track national champion, a five-time world track champion medalist, and holds three national records. He has also completed 10 Iron Man triathlons and races cat 3 on the road.

Jonathan Cavner
CTS Coach

Jonathan is a cat 1 Road, Mountain, and Cross racer and the father of an 8-year- old daughter who also races. In 2015 he was ranked #1 for Road racing in Colorado and was the winner of the Colorado Masters State championship. Jonathan leads winter indoor training at our sponsor, Carmichael Training Systems.

Our Online Presence Team

The Front Rangers Online Presence Team is responsible for sharing the love of youth cycling through social media posts. Social media interaction and promotion to improve the organization and cycling in the Colorado Springs region.  As well as Web site design, updates,  and marketing for the organization. It is composed of parents and the Front Ranger Youths to ensure a productive and fun learning environment.​

 

Position Open
Online Presence Team Lead

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Caden  
Track Promoter 

Caden is in charge of all the posting for Track. Not only is she in charge of social media but she is also in charge on the Track. Bringing the Track Front Rangers the much needed attention they deserve. Caden is actively working on creating an interest for racing track with the youths. She will be assisting with continual development of the web page as well. 

Julian
Mountain Promoter

Julian is one of our mountain bike social media guru. He will be in charge of adding awesome mountain bike related content. He also is one of our enduro and xc racers so watch out for some great post. He will be assisting with continual development of the web page as well.

Position Open
General Cycling Promoter 

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Interested in volunteering with us?

Contact Membership@frontrangers.org to find out how. 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado