Blueprint Coaches

 

Coaches, Mentors, and Communicators


At Blueprint Athlete Development, each member of the team brings a unique perspective and experience. The Blueprint staff is a world-leading group of professionals constantly striving to create Earth’s most fun, informative, and inspiring cycling cultures.

Joel Harwood is the head coach and owner of Blue Print Athlete Development

Joel Harwood

Owner & Head Coach
  • Chartered Professional Coach
  • Masters of Education
  • Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology
  • Bachelor of Education
  • NCCP Competition Development Certified
  • NCCP Learning Facilitator
  • PMBI & IDP Trained
  • Over 15 years of skills coaching experience
  • Over 15 years of strength & conditioning coaching experience
  • Over 15 years of experiential education experience
  • Cycling British Columbia – Head Coach (all disciplines)
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Union Health and Performance – Owner and Coach
  • Union Athletics – Owner and Coach
Javier Munos Santoz portrait, lead skills coach at Blueprint Athlete Development

Javier Munos Santoz

Lead Skills Coach
In the world of mountain bike instruction, Javi is one of the best on Earth. He has travelled the world coaching and teaching IDP and PMBI courses and is one of the most detail-oriented skill coaches in the world.
  • PMBIA Air & Tech Certified
  • Instructor Development Program (IDP) Level 3 Certified
  • Over 15 years of coaching in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park
  • Over 15 years of  instructor training for Whistler Mountain Bike Park
  • Over 5 years as Professional Mountain Bike Instructor Association (PMBIA) Air & Tech Course Conductor
  • Over 10 years as a PMBIA and IDP trainer
  • Association of Canadian  Mountain Guides (ACMG) Certified ASG
  • CASI Level 3 Ski Instructor
  • CSIA Level 3 Snowboard Instructor
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Wilderness First Responder
Jay Chiasson is the lead strength and conditioning coach for Blue Print Athlete Development

Jay Chiasson

Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach
Jay’s experience and passion for learning ensure that every client can maximize their sport-specific performance through better movement and with an increased understanding of biomechanics. His knowledge and technical expertise in a gym setting cannot be overstated.
  • Bachelor Of Engineering (B.Eng)
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS)
  • Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms)
  • Functional Range Assessment (FRA)
  • Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach (CCC)
  • Strongfirst (SFG) & (RKC) Kettlebell Instructor
  • Postural Restoration – Myokinematic Restoration (PRI)
  • Functional Movement Systems (FMS-2)
  • Art of Breath
  • Kinstretch
Flavio Kodato is the lead development coach for Blue Print Athlete Development

Flavio Kodato

Lead Development Coach
From big wave surfing to professional road racing, Flavio’s diversity and holistic vision for mountain biking carries into every session he leads. His ability to read terrain and ride efficiently, along with his humour and energy, are the highlights of his teaching.
  • Over 7 years of coaching in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park
  • Instructor training for Whistler Mountain Bike Park
  • PMBIA Level 3 Certified
  • NCCP Assistant Club Coach Certified
  • CASI Level 2 Snowboard Instructor
  • Former professional cyclist and member of the Brazilian Junior National Team
  • Former professional cyclist with ICT Bardegen in Belgium
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Wilderness First Responder
Elliot Jamieson is an assistant coach and athlete mentor for Blue Print Athlete Development

Elliot Jamieson

Assistant Coach & Athlete Mentor

As a professional athlete and assistant coach, Elliot is the perfect example of bringing energy and optimism to athlete development. He has competed in a myriad of riding disciplines, is always excited to try something new, and personifies the word “coachable.”

  • NCCP Trained
  • Former member of the Blueprint Racing Team
  • Top 20 Elite Men Enduro World Cup – 2023
  • 4th Elite Men Canadian Enduro Nationals – 2023
  • 3rd Elite Men DH Canadian National Championships – 2021
  • 3rd Junior Men DH World Championships – 2018 (while competing for Blueprint Racing Team
Emmett Hancock is an assistant coach and athlete mentor for Blue Print Athlete Development

Emmett Hancock

Assistant Coach & Athlete Mentor

As a professional athlete and assistant coach, Emmett spends more time working on technique and tactics in a season than most riders do in their lives. His ability to articulate the nuances of high-performance riding makes Emmett the perfect coach for those looking to take their existing skills to the next level.

  • NCCP Trained
  • Former member of the Blueprint Racing Team
  • Rocky Mountain RaceFace Enduro Team
  • Top 30 Elite Men Enduro World Cup – 2023
  • 3rd overall U21 Enduro World Cup – 2022
  • Pinkbike Academy Season 2 Runner-Up – 2021