2015-16 Cycling Coaches
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Charles Mooney
Head Coach - 1st Season

Charles Mooney enters his first season as the head coach of the Lindsey Wilson College cycling program in 2015-16.

Mooney previously served as an assistant coach with the program the past two seasons before taking over as head coach.

Mooney helped the Blue Raiders to a national runner-up finish at the 2014 USA Cycling Collegiate BMX National Championships.

In his two seasons as a coach with the program, Mooney has guided a trio of student-athletes to individual national titles.

Before joining the cycling program as an assistant in 2013-14, Mooney worked as an Admissions Counselor in the Lindsey Wilson Admissions Office from 2008-13.

Mooney is very familiar with Blue Raider cycling as he was a member of the Lindsey Wilson cycling program from 2004-08 when he won an individual national championship in the Dual Slalom event in 2004. He also recorded a fifth-place finish at nationals in the Downhill event in 2007.

Mooney graduated from Lindsey Wilson in 2008 with a degree in business administration.

 

Collegiate Coaching Career

Lindsey Wilson College: Assistant Coach (2013-15)

Lindsey Wilson College: Head Coach (2015-present)

 

Contact Information

Office: Vance House

Phone: 270-384-7472

Fax: 270-384-8078

Mail: 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY 42728

E-Mail: [email protected]

 
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Andrew Parson
Assistant Coach - 1st Season

 

Andrew Parson begins his second stint as an assistant coach with the Lindsey Wilson College cycling program in 2015-16.

He also worked as an assistant coach during the 2012-13 season before taking the helm as the head coach from 2013-15.

During his three seasons on the coaching staff, Parson has helped lead five student-athletes to individual national championships.

Last season, Parson led the Blue Raiders to a national runner-up finish at the 2014 USA Cycling Collegiate BMX National Championships and saw a student-athlete capture the Dual Slalom individual national title.

Parson also helped a pair of Blue Raiders to individual national championships in the Pursuit and Dual Slalom events in 2013-14.

Before assuming the head coach position, Parson was an assistant cycling coach with the program in 2012-13 and helped Lindsey Wilson to a sixth place finish in the team Division I omnium. Lindsey Wilson was one of five schools to score on all five disciplines -- track, mountain bike, cyclo-cross, BMX and road.

During his stay at Lindsey Wilson, Parson has been instrumental in the design and construction of the BMX and Mountain Bike Tracks located just off the Lindsey Wilson campus.

Prior to coming to Lindsey Wilson, Parson ran several businesses, including Gravity 153 Bike Sales and Service and Gravity Fitness.

As a student, Parson competed for four years as a Blue Raider, including winning the Mountain Cross National Championship at the 2005 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships.

Parson graduated from Lindsey Wilson in 2006. He is married to Jade Parson.

 

Collegiate Coaching Career

Lindsey Wilson College: Assistant Coach (2012-2013)

Lindsey Wilson College: Head Coach (2013-2015)

Lindsey Wilson College: Assistant Coach (2015-present)

 

Contact Information

Office: Athletic Offices Annex

Phone: 270-384-7394

Fax: 270-384-8078

Mail: 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY 42728

E-Mail: [email protected]

 
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