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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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TMU Athletics Announces The Addition Of Mountain Biking


Joshua Museka recruiting coordinator for mountain biking program

(CLEVELAND)- Truett McConnell University Athletics has announced the addition of a new Life Sport, mountain biking. The Bears’ first season is set to begin fall 2019 with a team of 20. Cross-country is the discipline of mountain biking that TMU will compete in.

TMU Athletics has been in communication with USA Cycling and the Southeastern Cycling Conference regarding memberships. Cross-country season is a fall sport with the national championships at the end of October.

Athletic Director Jenni Shepard said, “I am very excited to add another life sport to our athletic program I have already learned so much about this sport and am ready to welcome this new group of student-athletes to campus.”  A course will be built on the back-end of campus and the construction will begin in the spring of 2019.

Joshua Muzyka has stepped in as the recruiting coordinator for this new era. Muzyka is a trained cross-country endurance bike racer who competes for Rescue Racing, a club team based in Cleveland.  


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