About Velohana

Velohana is a small specialty bicycling & triathlon shop passionately focusing on helping the cycling enthusiast. We are entrusted with bike fitting, service & repair, custom bike builds, bicycle tours, weekly group social rides, training & fitness, racing and have our own line of custom kits and apparel. We also offer our "1 of 1" program: custom designed & built bicycle storage, service & indoor training amenities. If your life is built around the bicycle, then you've found your source for community and expertise in all things cycling.

Founded by former pro and international coach Will Mather in 2017, Velohana was originally founded as a comprehensive, cycling & triathlon specific training program for clients of all ages & abilities. We've enjoyed our clients' success as they have hit various goals, whether helping to stave off symptoms of Parkinsons Disease or qualify for Kona. We've since grown to have our own bike shop. Combining Olympic level training with cycling industry partners Argon 18 Bicycles, Notio Konect Aerodynamics, Campagnolo, Vision, FSA, Shimano, Finis Swim and more.

Prior to returning to Honolulu, Mather had stints all over the globe over his 30 year career with bikes.  Hired as National Head Coach whilst serving at the HOL orphanage in southern Bangladesh, he led the national team to a bronze medal in the South Asian Games.

He since has had the privilege to work with some of the greatest minds in sport at the England Institute of Sport, Sport Australia and USA Cycling. He has worked on 3 continents, working with amateurs, student-athletes, juniors & professionals. 

When not at the shop, you can find Will & his wife, Rachal, playing with their 3 young children Kaimi, Makena and Alika at the beach or serving their community with One Love Church.

 

Former roles:

- National Head Coach, Bangladesh (South Asian Games Bronze, Commonwealth Games)

- National Elite Level Coach, England Institute of Sport (ESR, British Cycling)

- Head Coach, University of Warwick University Women's Squash

- Assistant Head Coach to Steve Townsend, Kenilworth LTSC 

- UK Sport Performance Junior Talent Pathway Development Coach

- Reached highest World Ranking of #310, US #3

- Served HOL Orphanage with Rachal 

- Graduate, Whitworth University (2000)

 

Credentials:

England Institute of Sport Elite Level 3 Coach

Sport Australia Coach

USA Cycling Coach Slowtwitch.Com Triathlon Coach
ASF Level 1 Coach   Ironman Triathlon Coach
NASM C.P.T., Sport Performance Specialist Specialized Body Geometry Bike Fit Certified
Training Peaks Coach Retul Bike Fit Certified
Campagnolo Technical Certified Notio Konect Aerdoynamics Certified
Guru Bicycle Fitter Certified Shimano Technical Certified