Development

About MTB Sport Development

Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) is the National Sporting body responsible for the development, facilitation and growth of the sport within Australia and works at all levels of the sport’s participation.

MTBA strive for excellence in delivering development opportunities, services and support to all MTB riders, coaches, and commissaries.

The Sports Program Unit is responsible for administrating, coordinating and the developing of all sport related programs including;

  • Coach Education
  • Athlete Development
  • International Representative Programs (IRP)
  • Commissaire Education
  • Schools Programs and General Participation Programs

If you have any further queries or would like to find out more – please contact –

Evan James – devcoordinator@mtba.asn.au (Coach education, athlete development, DH international representation)

Jodie Willett – devcoach@mtba.asn.au (Schools programs, athlete development, XCO international representation)

education@mtba.asn.au  (Commissaire education)

Additonal Resources

View Cycling Australia Elite Development Program review

View ACTAS Individual Athlete Program Information and Application Form

Latest News

Change of Venue – Perth Rounds of 2018 Cross-Country National Series


Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) wish to advise of a change in venue for the Perth rounds of the 2018 Cross-Country National Series. Due to circumstances beyond the control of MTBA or the event host, Perth Mountain Bike Club (PMBC), the double-header rounds scheduled for Perth on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th January 2018 will now […]... Read More

Townsville MTB Festival Confirmed for 2018


Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) is pleased to confirm the dates for the 2018 Townsville MTB Festival which includes the Marathon National Championships. The festival will be held from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th April 2018. The full 90km Marathon National Championship will be held on the Sunday, whilst a support half-marathon will be held on […]... Read More

Wet & Wild WA Downhill State Championships


The 2017 Western Australia Downhill State Championships were recently hosted by Peel Districts Mountain Bike Club. Local legend, Luke Ball took the top honours for 2017 on a wet & wild track. This years’ event seen the State Championships move from its traditional venue at the Goatfarm to the steeper & more challenging course at […]... Read More