Cycling UK Trainer: Gerard Tattersfield

Gerard  taking a well earned rest, unusually in front of the camera
Cycling UK Trainer Gerard Tattersfield taking a well earned rest, unusually in front of the camera
A Cycling UK trainer since 1998, Gerard brings with him a considered approach generated from his background in the graphic design process. He looks carefully at the needs and desires of learners and enhances courses accordingly, both at the development and delivery stages.

Key attributes:

  • Whiskey Distiller and Graphic Designer;
  • Multiple adventure activity delivery history;
  • Retained Fireman;
  • Based on the Isle of Arran.

Gerard has been a Cycling UK Mountain Bike Instructor and Course Trainer for 15 years. He has also instructed a range of adventure activities, so brings a unique cross-discipline outlook and skill base to MTB course delivery allowing him to provide interesting and enjoyable courses.

Gerard has delivered leadership and mountain bike skills courses to a variety of groups nationwide and internationally.

He managed a busy design studio in Halifax for 15 years, an experience he's used to contribute significantly to Cycling UK's course delivery techniques and qualification development.

Since moving to the Isle of Arran, Scotland, 11 years ago, he has submersed himself in Island life, gaining more experience in different roles for various island businesses, groups and associations. As a Retained Firefighter on the island, he contributes the latest in training, development and safety practices to Cycling UK's courses too.
Whilst providing Cycling UK courses and activities when he is available, Gerard's full time role is working for the Arran Distillery producing the Arran Malt Whisky, one of the finest single malt whiskies in the world.


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