Matt White (cyclist)

Matthew White ( born February 22, 1974 in Sydney ) is an Australian former racing cyclist and sports director.

Cycling career

Matthew White began his career in 1996 with Heiko Salzwedel in Giant - Australian Institute of Sport Cycling Team. After two years he moved to Amore & Vita, where he drove a year. Then he drove at Vini Caldirola two years. In 2001 he came to the U.S. team U.S. Postal.

1999 White won a stage of the Tour de Suisse and 2002, a stage of the Tour of Catalonia. After three years in the U.S., he went to the French Cofidis Équipe. In 2005 he won a stage of the Tour Down Under, and took part in the Tour de France. In 2006 and 2007 he drove for the ProTeam Discovery Channel. He finished his career after the 2007 season.


From 2008 to Matt White was sports director of the U.S. team Garmin - Chipotle. In January 2011, he was dismissed for violating team rules internal doping after the Tour Down Under. He also managed the Australian national team. In 2012, he was sports director of the newly founded Orica GreenEdge team. After he confessed that he had uses in his time at Discovery Channel doping, he offered the team of his resignation, which was accepted by management.



  • Prologue win Tour of Wellington
  • Appreciation Blue Mountain Classic


  • A stage Tour of Catalonia