Chris Carmichael, world renowned cycling coach and the founder and CEO of Carmichael Training Systems, Inc. (CTS), knows the importance of living a healthy and active lifestyle not only for someone with diabetes but for everyone. As a result, Chris has helped the American Diabetes Association raise awareness across the country about getting active for our signature cycling event, Tour de Cure, and will continue to help the Association year round.
Chris was a member of the 1984 Olympic Team, and is a bestselling author of more than 10 books on training and nutrition. He was named US Olympic Committee Coach of the Year in 1999, inducted into the US Bicycling Hall of Fame in 2003 and given a Lifetime Achievement Award from USA Cycling in 2004. Chris formed CTS in 2000 to make world-class coaching accessible to athletes of all ability levels.
Chris has devoted more than 20 years to helping amateur and professional athletes achieve their performance goals and now he is joining the movement to Stop Diabetes with the same passion and commitment to the cause.