Expert Coaches | Paceline

Meet the team

Our Wattbike coaches are hand picked from the best of the best and include regular bike racers and ex-pro peloton riders. Our Gymnastic Strength Training Coaches are dedicated to their students and strive for perfection, grace and ultimate mental and physical strength.

When you train on the Wattbike, every aspect of your training is accurately measured every second you are riding. This data is saved and can be analyzed by your coach to assist in tweaking and optimizing your performance and training. This means there is no guesswork and no wasted effort.

Meet Our Team

A good coach can change your game. A great coach can change your life

Roland Nel - Gym Manager and Wattcoach
(The Speed Demon but everyone calls him Roly)

Roland began racing bicycles at the age of 14. His cycling career brought him to Colorado where he competed in elite cross country, road racing and endurance matharon circuits. He then worked as a pro-mechanic for pro teams such as RaboBank, Fedgroup MTB Team and the Cannondale Blend MTB Team. He is a complete geek when it comes to bicycles components and gadgets. Roland is happiest when racing 24-hour series, and as a result, is a guru when it comes to nutrition and preparation for endurance events. His coaching style and techniques have gained him the reputation of being one of the most desirable Wattcoaches on the globe. He is passionate about anything bicycle and anything coffee related.

Certifications and Experience

Roland owned and managed his own bike shop (retail and service) in Cape Town, South Africa for 6 years.His shop was an Ergofit certified facility so he has years of experience on bicycle setups and is eager to help any and all riders with their set ups. Roland is a certified Wattbike Power Instructor and has 4 years of Wattbike specific power training.

  • Wattbike Coach – 24 Hour Elite Racer – Dad – Coffee Conoisseur
  • Favorite quote: "Pain is temporary.. Victory lasts forever.."
  • Favorite food: My wife makes a vegetable dish baked with coconut cream. All-time favorite dish!
  • The most beautiful place I have ever visited: Silverton CO and Leadville CO remain my two best.
  • Who I would like to be when I grow up: I'm all for staying young... ??

Candice Schwartz - Owner and Founder
(The Ginja Ninja)

Candice began her career 12 years ago in South Africa as a holistic dentist. She has spent the last decade treating patients from an integrative medicine and functional nutrition lens. She completed her Masters degree in Business Administration at the Graduate School of Business in Cape Town, South Africa. Her passion for fitness and health combined with her entrepreneurial spirit has inspired her to create Paceline EPG. She is also a freelance writer, gymnastic bodies athlete, speaker, fitness model, and plant-based nutrition advocate.

Certifications and Experience

Candice received her undergraduate degree in Dental Science from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg South Africa. Since then she has graduated from the Institute of Functional medicine with numerous courses and certifications ranging from functional nutrition to integrative medicine. She is a certified StrongFirst BodyWeight Instructor, Gymnastic Bodies Athletic Instructor and Wattbike Power Instructor.

  • GST Obsessed – Entreprenuer- Mother- MTB Queen – BioHacking Health Nut
  • Favorite quote: "The cure for pain is in the pain" - Rumi
  • Favorite food: Chocolate
  • What I do for fun: Read, cook, ride my bike!
  • One person I would love to meet for coffee and a chat: Tim Ferriss

Ariel Juniper Amber - Movement and Mobility Coach

Ariel (AJ) is a bird of many feathers in the world of movement. She began by playing competitive Soccer, though had to quit due to inflexible hamstrings and over-developed quadriceps which caused her regular knee pain. This imbalance in her body led her on a journey deeper in movement finding fluidity and ways to pre-hab the body for better performance and longevity. In 2005, she discovered Argentine Tango which developed into a passion and career by opening TangoAlDente specializing in performance and dance instruction. During this time she learned the value of cross training and regularly practiced Bikram Yoga beginning in 2008, and dabbled in Hip Hop, Blues and Salsa dancing. The Tango business shifted to the side as Pole Dancing, College, and Beauty school took the spot light. She Followed Pole Dancing to her first competition in 2013 and expanded her cross training with Awaken Gymnastics in Denver. She currently teaches Yoga, Gymnastic Strength Training (GST), Limitless floor(standing, sitting and rolling across the floor as an apparatus), flexibility and aerial dance classes. You can find her at Live Beyond Limit in Fort Collins or Paceline Elite Performance in Longmont.

Certifications and Experience

Gymnastics Body Athlete, RYT 200 hours, ElevatED Flexibility Level 1, completion of Floor Flow teacher training level 1. She began teaching Argentine Tango in 2008, Pole and Fitness beginning in 2013. She is also a Reiki Master and practitioner, Astrologer, Hairstylist, and licensed Cosmetologist (2013).

Jordan Metzler - Yoga Teacher & Thai Massage Practitioner

Jordan (RYT-200, RTT) is a certified Yoga Instructor and Thai-Yoga Massage Practitioner with a passion for introducing ancient practice to the modern body. Her love of movement paired with her reverence for Eastern healing arts has developed into classes and sessions that are both healing and uplifting for the unique, holistic body.

Jordan strives to help her clients find the balance between strength and flexibility; and encourages mindful movement on and off the mat to prevent injury and sustain progress made in class and outside training. Her classes and individual sessions utilize a traditional approach combined with modern, integrative movement to achieve optimal function and alignment in the body-- which are welcome to all ages, levels, and walks of life.

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