Shawn Adams came to Cycle-Smart as a former Head Coach and part owner of FS Concepts. His began his athletic career playing basketball, and eventually discovered he enjoyed coaching as much as playing. At the University of Akron he was a student assistant for the men’s basketball team, and then continued his coaching at Slippery Rock University as a graduate assistant coach for the men’s basketball team. During his time there he also directed their strength and condition program.

After graduate school he found a passion for cycling. Shawn has been racing for well over a decade with extensive experience in road racing, mountain biking, and cyclo-cross. Shawn has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education and a Master of Science degree in Park and Resource Management.

He lives in Akron, Ohio with his dog Barkley.