Marco Pinotti joins Mitchelton-Scott performance team

POITIERS FRANCE AUGUST 30 Start Marco Pinotti of Italy Head of Performance CCC Team during the 33rd Tour PoitouCharentes en Nouvelle Aquitaine 2020 Stage 4 a 1646km stage from Thenezay to Poitiers TourPoitouChtes on August 30 2020 in Poitiers France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
Marco Pinotti will move from the staff at CCC Team to Mitchelton-Scott (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Marco Pinotti will join the performance team at Mitchelton-Scott for 2021 with the Italian moving across from CCC Team.

The former professional and well-respected coach has yet to finalize the exact day-to-day details around his role, but he fully expects to bring across his vast coaching knowledge around time trialing and training. He will work alongside the existing coaching and performance group within the Australian squad and could also slot in as a director sportif at some races.

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