Get to know our TNT Coaches!

Head Coach - Dylan Renn

With a love for riding for as long as he can remember, and a comprehensive understanding of the technicalities of mountain biking, Dylan Renn transitioned from professional racing to coaching professionally. He has the highest level of mountain bike coaching certifications  through IMBA ICP 1,2,3 , Betterride, NICA, WFR, NASM-mental skills coaching.  With over 3,500 hrs of professional coaching experience over a 8 year span and 15 years plus racing professionally.  With safety always on his mind on and off the trail  he is certified through Wilderness First Responder. He is passionate about mountain biking and shares his enthusiasm and professional experience with those he coaches. Contact Dylan at: asingletrackmind.com@gmail.com 

Rich Maile

My name is Rich Maile and I've been riding bikes for half a century. My passion for bike riding and racing never stops growing and I am always excited to share that with others. Contact Rich at: richmaile@gmail.com

IT Director - Phil Hynes

I started racing Mountain Bikes in 1998 and have not looked back yet. I have a true passion for riding and racing bikes and am very happy to pass along that to our Student Athletes as riding bikes is an activity that will stay with you for life. Current IMBA 1 and 2 Level Mountain Bike Instructor. Specialized Bike Academy Mountain Bike Instructor at NorthStar California. I currently race Road/Mountain/Cyclocross for an Elite Masters Racing team: ThirstyBear Cycling p/b Akamai. Contact Phil at: philipehynes@yahoo.com.

President - Ryan Solberg

 

Ryan fell into the mountain biking after winning a mountain bike in a raffle at 12 years old. After that day, Ryan was hooked  on single track at an early age in Bear Valley, CA, and began his journey riding epic trails in the Sierras. By day, Ryan is a physical therapist and serves as the Regional Director of Operations for Tahoe Forest Therapy Services and has lived in Truckee for 18 years. He has 12 year old twins who enjoy everything the Truckee/ Tahoe lifestyle has to offer, including the amazing trails. He serves as President of TNT JDCT and is passionate about giving back to the community by helping get more kids on bikes. With the help of the amazing board of directors in building the team's foundation, he is excited about the TNT JDCT's future growth, offering more opportunities for different ages, disciplines, and athletes across all economic backgrounds.  "Not only will TNT JDCT offer a competitive race development team but will offer opportunities with community partnerships, environmental stewardship, character building, and at risk youth involvement." Contact Ryan at rsolberg@rideontnt.org

Sarah Krammen

Sarah Krammen works at Truckee High as a Mathematics teacher. She is excited to help get more of our youth out on the dirt to train and have fun! Contact Sarah at skrammen@ttusd.org

 

 

Jessi Ernst

I am a Physical Education and Health teacher at North Tahoe High School and resident of Truckee. I am an avid mountain biker, climber, backcountry split boarder and all around outdoors person. My goals as a physical educator have always been to expose kids to fitness activities that are "outside the box". Team sports are irreplaceable in that they promote camaraderie, build relationships and provide important lessons on personal values, but what about those who just aren't interested or are looking for something more? I love to teach children about the fitness and recreation opportunities available in our beautiful mountain surroundings . That's why our mountain bike program is so important to me. Not only does mountain biking promote skills development, excellence, teamwork and professionalism but it also teaches respect for the community, environment and the importance of being an advocate for environmental conservation. Contact Jessi at: jernst@ttusd.org

 

 

Jim Easterbrook

 

Jim Easterbrook moved to Truckee with his wife Amy in 1996. An avid rock climber, mtn biker, skier and ski mountaineer, he taught 6th grade math/science for 8 years at North Tahoe Middle School. After supplementing his income as a painting contractor for several years, he has since switched careers to being a full time painting contractor and running Easterbrook Painting, Inc. Emma (15) is his only daughter, who now attends Truckee High School.

Jim's passion for the outdoors has led him to adventure racing in Chile's Patagonia, mountain biking through South America, climbing in Thailand, mountain bike racing in Costa Rica, ski touring in Europe, heli skiing in Alaska and simply adventuring all over the Sierra. Jim brings to the TNT board a love for seeing kids on bicycles. Contact Jim at: jim@easterbrookpainting.com