Dmitry Badeka, CA Certified Coach, Head Coach

Dmitriy is the founder and owner of Five Rings Cycling Center.

Acheivements and Experience:

  • Over 20 years of coaching experience with national and professional cycling teams.
  • Served as sport director for for the Health Net professional cycling team for 2 years.
  • Member of 10 World Championships and World cups.
  • Three time National Champion of Belarus.
  • Head trainer of Belarus National Cycling Team for 3 years.
He has coached cyclists who later became world champions, were winners of World Cups, and participated in major professional races, national championships and local races:
  • Victor Repinsky (2 yrs top sprinter in US)
  • Natalia Celinskaya (8 times World Champion, 2004 Olympic Games Bronze medalist in sprinting on track)
  • Vasiliy Kirilenko (World point race champion and winner of two stages of Giro de Italia)

His students have:

  • 1 Gold National Medal
  • 3 Silver National Medals
  • 10 Gold California district championships (16 Silver and 4 Bronze)

His trainees have over 30 victories in California in various categories of competition.

Dr. Vladimir Kaminsky, Ph.D CA Certified Coach

Vladimir Vladimirovich Kaminsky (Russian: Владимир Владимирович Каминский; born 18 April 1950) is a Soviet cyclist.
He was part of the Soviet team that won the 100 km team time trial at the 1976 Summer Olympics and 1977 UCI Road World Championships and finished second at the world championships in 1974, 1975 and 1978.

He won a national title before the 1980 Olympics, but was not selected because of age. After retirement he defended a PhD in cycling and worked with the Soviet national team. He later taught at the Belarusian State University of Physical Training and worked as a cycling coach. Between 1996 and 1999 he headed the national team of Belarus.

He holds a PhD in Physical Education and Athletic Development and is a professional massage therapist. He has over 20 years of coaching experience.