The National Cycling Centre Hamilton (NCCH) has announced the successful adoption of bylaws and the election of a Board of Directors. The NCCH, headquartered at McMaster University, is a result of the $1.2 million HCC legacy generated by the 2003 Road World Championships, held in Hamilton from October 9-13, 2003. Over $630,000 of the legacy fund has been directed to the establishment of a national cycling centre in the Hamilton region, with the goals of grassroots development of cycling in Ontario as well as the provision of athlete support services and junior racing improvements.
The Board consists of the following members:
Steve Merker, President - Executive Director, Ontario Cycling Association
Robert Jones, Vice President - Editor, Canadian Cyclist magazine
Kris Westwood, Secretary - Development Coach, Canadian Cycling Association
Amy Moore, Athletes Rep - Member Canadian national cycling team
Therese Quigley - Director of Athletics and Recreation, McMaster University
Bill Fenwick - Director of Culture and Recreation, City of Hamilton
Eddy Della Maestra - Orlick Industries
Head coach of the NCCH, reporting to the Board, is Neil Ross.