Jens Voigt to turn his hand to coaching at Trek Factory Racing

Former Hour Record holder Jens Voigt swaps the wheels for the team car as he undertakes a coaching and motivational role at Trek

(Image credit: Chris Auld)

Jens Voigt has described his new coaching role at Trek Factory Racing as his ‘dream job’.

The 43-year-old, who hung up his wheels after breaking the Hour Record in September, will work in a coaching and motivational role and undertake a course to become a directeur sportif, according to the team’s website.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.