Management Team

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Vanessa Hauswald, Executive Director

Vanessa graduated from Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO in 1998 with a B.A. in English as well as a great education in the sport of mountain biking. She eventually went on to receive her secondary teaching credential in English from Sonoma State University and in 2008 she was nominated “Teacher of the Year” in her school district. After teaching English at Casa Grande High School in Petaluma, CA for a few years, she started a high school mountain bike team, which is competetive within the NorCal League. In addition to coaching, Vanessa was a NorCal board member for three years, and board president for one year. Vanessa races for the Soulcraft Bicycles team, and she and her husband Yuri enjoy both mountain and road cycling. Vanessa is now running the NorCal League full time as Executive Director.


Robert Ramirez, Programs Director

Robert joined the NorCal High School Cycling League in 2012. He brings a great deal of management experience to the NorCal Cycling League, his role as a Program Director is to promote an outstandingeducational-athletic organization which provides a high-quality experience to every student athlete, team director, coach and volunteers. Robert’s passion for his work has motivated him to find more ways to get kids on bikes..


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