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Coach Jim Pomeroy

Location:

York, Pennsylvania

Years training:

35

Years coaching:

6

Cycling disciplines:

Road, gravel, hand cycling

My passion for cycling was rekindled after leaving the U.S. Submarine Force and moving to York, Pennsylvania. I restarted training slowly, balancing it with my career and raising two daughters with my wife. JoAnn did most of the heavy lifting as I spent ten years working rotating shift work. 


It took me eleven years to dip my toe into racing, but soon afterward, I jumped into the deep end and loved it. Along the way I supported various charity rides, including The Multiple Sclerosis Society, since I have a personal connection to the disease. Since retiring I now have the opportunity to partner more fully with athletes, helping them meet and exceed their goals.


Off the bike and being retired, I have more time to spend with JoAnn, traveling to Northern Virginia to see our daughters' families and doting on our four grandchildren.

Here are a few of my favorite achievements:

  • USA Cycling Level 3 and TrainingPeaks Power-Certified coach

  • WKO5 software user

  • Local road race director

  • 100+ races, including road, crits, and TTs

  • A founding member of the Dover, PA BaseCamp (pre Zwift) 

Athlete Testimonials

I am glad I have Jim as my coach. He understands where I am at in my life and cycling goals and is extremely supportive. I have had a few medical issues over the last year that he has worked with me on and because of his care and understand I have exceeded my goals.   - Dennis W.


Base Camp is not my first experience with a coach. Jim gives the feeling that he “gets it” when it comes to understanding my needs, desires and limitations as an athlete. After years of witnessing my fitness decline, despite incredibly hard and frustrating work simply trying to keep up with a local club and its coaching program, over the past year that trend has made an about face. My fitness is probably already starting to approach where it was years ago when I achieved my loftiest goals and it appears to be continuing to rise. I am excited about my continued progression and about just being able to get out and enjoy riding more than ever.   - Mike F.

Recent Athlete Achievements
  • Dennis Wojcik finished 19th in his age category in the 2024 Sea Ottel Classic gravel race

  • John Keepers finished in the  top ten in his age category in the 2024 Barry-Roubaix 36-mile race

  • Dennis Wojcik finished 25th Men 60-69 at the 2024 Belgian Waffle Ride CA, Wafer distance

  • Mike Adsit finished 3rd in his age group the 2024 20k Time Trial at Willow Metro Park

  • Joe Pomeroy finished 1st in the 2023 USA Cycling Gravel National Championship Para H3

  • Bryan Lara won 1st place in the handcycle category at the 2023 Baltimore Marathon and finished 5th of 55 at the New York City Marathon handcycle division

  • Den Scanlon earned 3rd place in his age group at the 2023 GFNY Maryland Cambridge

  • John Keepers earned 32nd overall (out of 95) at the 2023 Moran 66

  • John Keepers finished sixth overall at the 2023 Crusher MS-40

  • Dennis Wojcik finished 31st out 76 finishers at the 2023 Truckee Dirt Fondo Cat 50+

  • John Keepers finished 1st at the 2023 Cow Pie Classic Long Haul Sport Cat 60-69 division

  • John Keepers won third place at the 2023 Hart Hills Gravel Race in the 60-69 age category

  • Michele Korkowski won first place in the 2023 Oregon Coast Gravel Epic Son of Abomination Short Course 65-69 women's category

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