MTB Coach

MTB Coach

What Do We Offer?

MIAS Leaders Award

    Become a qualified Mountain Bike Instructor and Leader with a nationally recognised award   We are the official provider for the Cannock Chase area and offer regular weekend courses, or midweek bespoke courses for 4 or more candidates. This course is particularly beneficial for those who wish to[…]

Skills Sessions

Our mountain bike skills courses are structured to improve your confidence no matter if you are just starting out on your first mountain bike or if you are already riding the most challenging trails. We can help you to hone your skills to achieve a faster slicker mountain bike riding experience.

Guided Rides

The Chase offers 2 marked routes and also miles of Bridleways and Forestry Tracks. The Blue route is a picturesque route that covers many different aspects of Cannock Chase and is ideal for the less technical Mountain Bike Riders.

Meet The Team


Dave Pemberton-Smith

Dave  has been mountain biking for over 25 years now. He used to live near Solihull, Warwickshire and although was surrounded by green belt areas actually finding rideable routes was quite hard as it was mostly farm land. So he started on canal towpaths. Dave was on a canal and[…]


Paul Massey

Paul enjoys the outdoors, mountain biking, walking and horse riding. Having spent more than 35 years exploring Cannock Chase there are few areas left he does not know. Paul specialises in Mountain Bike Leadership training and assessing he is a MIAS level 5 instructor, working with  young people, corporate activities[…]