Chris is the founder of Team Illuminate and a registered Director Sportif with the UCI. Chris was born and raised in Northern California and competed in his first bicycle race at the age of 9. Over the last 7 years, Chris has directed both men's and women's UCI teams in some of the largest races in the world with victories in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Chris is a graduate of Redwood High School and the University of Pennsylvania.
Valerio is a former professional road racer and currently a registered Director Sportif with the UCI. Valerio won a stages at Tour de France in 1988,1989 and has over 20 years of experience working with many of the top professional teams and riders.
Josh is a UCI licensed professional race mechanic and a registered teacher. Josh was born and raised in Northern California and started racing at the age of X. As a mechanic, Josh has supported professional teams in many of the largest UCI races in the US, including the Tour of California and the Colorado Classic. Josh is graduate of Marin Catholic High School and the University of California, Davis.
Erik is a UCI licensed professional race mechanic and competed in his first race at the age of 13. As a mechanic, Erik has supported professional teams at UCI races in Europe, South America and Asia. Erik graduated from Menlo Atherton High School and is currently a student at the University of California, Santa Cruz