David Forkner

About Me

As a young bike racer I learned firsthand the value of coaching. The success I found through my coach, led me to realize early in my career that I wanted to help others realize their potential.  I spent several years racing at the elite level in road, cyclocross and mountain disciplines before pursuing my passion for coaching fulltime.

With a full time job, an amazing wife and newborn son earning the majority of my time, I still maintain my competitive drive as a regional elite racer.  In the off season, I enjoy fly fishing, trail running and backpacking.


Since devoting my time fully to coaching, I have had the privilege to work with athletes ranging from first time riders to national and world champions in disciplines ranging from xterra to track.  Whether a full time professional athlete or ultra-time crunched weekend warrior my specialty is making the most of the time available.


I specialize in working one on one with athletes. Skill development is a personal strength of mine and one of the most fulfilling aspects of my job.  I am an expert in race tactics, pack dynamics, race-day pacing and nutritional strategy. I am available for physiological testing, bike fitting, skill workshops, coaching consults, race-day support and enjoy building custom training camps for individuals and small groups.

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Residence: Brevard, NC

Certifications: USA Cycling Level 3 Coach

Coaching Level:

  • Senior

Sports Coached:

  • Road Cycling
  • Triathlon

Coaching Packages:

  • Premium
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