Stephen Burke

Stephen Burke is currently a cycling coach for the 3433 Sport Performance Centre in Calgary and the Director of Domestic Programs for the Canadian Blind Sports Association.

As a Coaches of Canada Designated Charted Professional Coach and NCCP Level 3 certified cycling coach (road, mountain bike, track), he researches, plans, delivers, and evaluates training programs for para, youth and adult cyclists. Linkages include the Alberta Cerebral Palsy, Amputee, Blind and Spinal Cord Injured Sports Associations.

He also works as a fitness consultant at the Repsol Sport Centre, is a doping control officer for the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, is a technical classifier for the Union Cycliste International, and is the founder of Burke’s Integrated Bicycling Training.

Stephen is a board member of the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Calgary Para Sport World Group and is a past board member of Coaches of Canada.

He started his cycling coaching career in 1998 at the National Cycling Centre in Calgary where he founded the Paralympic Program and Junior Development Programs. Athletes from these programs have represented Canada at every Paralympic Games since 2004 and every Olympic Games since 2008.

  Stephen was a national team coach with the Canadian Cycling Association from 2003 to 2007, heading the national team programs during that period. This was followed by head coaching duties at the National Cycling Centre Calgary through 2009.