Tamayo steps down as general manager of UnitedHealthcare

Team director Mike Tamayo talks about the season ahead

Team director Mike Tamayo talks about the season ahead (Image credit: Jonathan Devich/epicimages.us)

Mike Tamayo has stepped down from his position as general manager and director of the UnitedHealthcare Professional Continental men's and UCI women's programs after 11 seasons contracted with the team's owners and operators, Momentum Sports Group. Tamayo told Cyclingnews that he has been gradually moving away from the sport but felt that December was the best time to announce his departure, ahead of the 2018 season.

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Kirsten Frattini
Deputy Editor

Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.