Andy Patterson has been a qualified coach educator and assessor since 2007 spending almost 10 years teaching coaches for British Cycling. Andy has authored coaching manuals for sports governing bodies and been a regional coach mentor in Taranaki for Cycling NZ and participated in professional development work with district council providers. The coaching process has moved on considerably over the past 10 years and Andy has ensured he has kept his knowledge current working with coaching Gurus as part of the Cycling NZ coach development program and with partnerships across sports disciplines. This knowledge is passed on during consultation work that allows teacher, coaches and volunteers to be better at ensuring learning.