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Dr Dave Nichols PhD
Programme Manager // Lightning Team Manager
Dr Dave Nichols has formerly raced at international level, and has worked as a coach and sport scientist within the WorldTour. He has a PhD in environmental exercise physiology, specializing in the use of heat and altitude to enhance cycling performance
Paddy is an endurance coach working across the endurance squad and Lightning race team. He is currently completing a PhD in the school of sport, exercise and health sciences examining the physiological adaptations to training volume and intensity.
Tom is an endurance coach working across the academy and Lightning race team, and leads the commercial coaching offer at Loughborough. Tom has previously worked as a coach and sport scientist in the WorldTour and brings a wealth of experience to the team.