EuroCrossAcademy (ECA) has been developing strong American cyclocross riders since 2003 with full-immersion racing blocks in the heart of Flemish Belgium. Under the direction of top experienced coaches, the blocks incorporate all of the key components of ECA’s holistic curriculum, centering on high performance and personal integrity. A daily routine of training/racing, networking and coordinating with area pro and development teams and coaches, group and individual meetings, house chores, group activities, and cultural experiences all facilitate expeditious development for aspiring young cyclocross riders, ages 15-22.

European base:

Belgium and The Netherlands

Dates: 

  • Block 1: October 19 to November 2, 2022
  • Block 2: December 26, 2022 to January 9, 2023.

Coaches: 

  • Geoff Proctor (Director)
  • TBD

Selection:

Block 1: Selections will be made directly after Rochester CX weekend (Sept 24-25) based on:

  • UCI Cx results through Rochester CX weekend.
  • ECA/USAC Coaches’ recommendation.
  • Coaches’ recommendation.
  • ECA summer camp attendance.

Block 2: Selections will be made directly after RRFCx/Pan-Ams weekend (Nov 5-6) based on:

  • UCI results through RRFCx Falmouth/Pan-Ams weekend (Nov 5-6).
  • ECA/USAC Coaches’ recommendation.
  • Coaches’ recommendation.
  • ECA Summer Camp attendance

Costs: Flights/baggage + ground fee TBD.

Application:

Please fill out and submit application. Link: https://forms.gle/fGyKHrMkK1UVvV3e8

Notes:

In all of its programs, ECA offers professional expertise and direction from current and past professional mentor-coaches and pro riders. All ECA coaches are SafeSport-trained and ECA adheres to all USA Cycling codes of conduct and protocols for health, safety, and wellness. 

AJ August charging in the Namur World Cup, December 2021.