Melissa Holt


Fantastic Coaching Support for the Cycling Academy

We are very excited to announce Lisa Foggin as an additional coach for St Peter's who will be part of the coaching team led by Meshy Holt.

Head Coach - Melissa Holt

Recently appointed head coach Melissa Holt (Meshy) is responsible for identifying medium and long term goals and targets for the Academy.  Her role includes implementing a programme and structure to deliver quality coaching and coaches for our cyclists.  She will oversee coach and rider development and work alongside the Cycling Convenor to continue strong links with schools, Waipa clubs, Bike NZ and Tri NZ on site at St Peter’s. 

Melissa is a mother of two, a qualified teacher and prior to this competed at three Commonwealth Games, the Athens Olympic Games, and more recently the Road Cycling World Championships TTT in 2010.  She is an avid sportsperson and has competed in several Ironman events and enjoys the hard grind and challenging herself and others physically and mentally to achieve higher. She adopts a holistic approach to wellbeing and believes in keeping a balance in life.