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PICL Coaches Council

Dear Coaches, We are looking for exceptional leaders to become League Coach Supporters for the 2018 season and beyond. This crucial volunteer position will be responsible for training developing the next group of coaches and driving the growth and success of high-school mountain biking in Pennsylvania. This position calls for experienced coaches […]


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Leaders’ Summit Reflections

Joe Gerbrick reflects on the 2017 Leaders’ Summit and starting the Adams County Composite team this year.   Tell us a little bit about yourself…what’s your bicycling history & what motivated you to become a PICL Coach and start a team?  The value of physical fitness was instilled in me during 20 […]


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Why we started a team.

 Courtney & Corey Dickman started the Bellefonte Bloodhounds team last year. They tell us why below. Corey: “I started riding my bike in the woods way back in ’92…in un-developed city lots, down power-lines or at ski resorts in the summer-time until I discovered a book written by Scott Adams called “Mountain Biking […]


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Leaders Summit or Coach Essentials Course?

We’ve recently gotten questions about the differences between the March Leader’s Summit and the Coach Essentials clinics planned for this spring at Dirt Rag Dirt Fest and again in August. Here’s a quick overview of the sessions and the differences between the two: Leader’s Summit – this is a two-day session that focuses […]


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2017 New Team Start-Up Calls

 There are already 20 teams, communities, and schools from all across Pennsylvania interested in starting a team in our 2nd year!   We want to know how we can help you bring a team to your community and be ready for the 2017 season this coming fall.   Do you have the […]


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Coach Check-In – First Practices

Jason Thomas offers this glimpse into the beginning of team practices at the Elizabethtown team. Jason was a founding member of the League and continues to be involved at the League level, recently attending the NICA National Conference in Eagle, CO. There he went through a new training to become a “Coach […]