Simon Jones joins Team Sky staff

Influential coach who famously fell out with Mark Cavendish has returned to the UK cycling scene with a coaching role at Britain's top team

Bradley Wiggins on the front for Team Sky during he opening Team Time Trial of the 2014 Tirreno-Adriatico in which they placed 6th

(Image credit: Watson)

Simon Jones, one of the coaches who set the British cycling team on the road to glory, is poised to return to the UK scene with a new role at Team Sky, looking after performance support and innovation. He will start with the team in January.

Jones was head coach at British Cycling from 2003 to April 2007, having worked with the team as a physiologist at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. At the Sydney Games four years later he coached the men’s team pursuit squad to a bronze medal.

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