In Copenhagen, Danish Team S.A.T.S. officially announced that its new directeur sportif in 2005 will be four-times World Champion Catherine Marsal, who finished her professional racing career at the end of 2004. Marsal will be accompanied by Sandrine Marcuz Moreau to guide the women's team at World Cup and other stage races throughout the new season.
Chris Maconald, the squad's manager explained, "Catherine is the most qualified person for our young team, which still needs to make a lot of progress despite good international results in 2004."
Team S.A.T.S. includes the following riders for 2005: Sandrine Marcuz Moreau (Fra), Rachel Heal (GBr), Meredith Miller (USA), Melissa Holt (NZl), Karina Sørensen (Den), Trine Hansen (Den), Mette Andersen (Den), Mette Fischer (Den), Dorthe Lohse (Den) and Lise Christensen (Den).