Meet our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is comprised of Georgia business leaders and cycling enthusiasts who are committed to bringing competitive Mountain Biking programs to Georgia’s youth and introducing them to the life-long sport of cycling. Their duties are to govern and manage the operations of the Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League while ensuring the accomplishment of the goals and objectives. The executive committee meets monthly and the full board meets three times per year.

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Dan Brooks

Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League Board of Director President

Dan’s relationship with cycling started at a young age with the freedom provided by an orange Schwinn Stingray more…


Van Council

Co-Founder Van Michael Salon
Van Council launched the first Van Michael Salon in the Buckhead area of Atlanta with his brother Michael in 1984

Darius Farrokhi

Darius is a mountain biking and photography enthusiast. He and his family joined the Georgia League in more…


Kenny Griffin

Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League Director

In 2009, Griffin sought to create a race series exclusively for mountain bikers, and he more


Chad Hayes

Hayes Automotive Controller

Chad is an avid mountain and road racer who loves spending time with his family in the outdoors. more…


Mike Johnson

Eddie O'Dea

Eddie O’Dea

Co-owner of 55nine Performance

Eddie O‘Dea is an accomplished endurance mountain bike racer, coach and event director. more…

Neil Ortkiese

Neil’s love for mountain biking began in 2012 when, on a leap of faith, his wife gave him his first bike. more…

Dan Thorton Web

Dan Thornton

Owner Free-Flite Bicycles

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