|Full name||Rodney Francis Ellingworth|
|Born||11 August 1972|
Burnley, Lancashire, England
|Height||180 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Current team||Ineos Grenadiers|
|Early 1990s||Cherry Valley RT|
|1995/1996||Delta Racing Team/Dyna-Tech|
|1997||UV Aube (France)|
Rodney Francis Ellingworth (born 11 August 1972) is a British former professional cyclist, who currently works as the racing director of UCI WorldTeam Ineos Grenadiers. Previously, he worked as a coach for the Team Sky professional cycling team, and from January 2013 their performance manager, responsible for overseeing the sports directors and race coaches. He was also the general manager of Bahrain–McLaren in 2020.
He was the coach for British Cycling's U23 Academy '100% ME' team based in Tuscany, Italy.[when?] At the end of 2008 he was promoted to the role of senior endurance coach, with the aim to creating a team and a rider strong enough to win the men's world road race championships.
Mark Cavendish is one of the riders who has been influenced by Ellingworth with Cavendish stating in several interviews that he had learnt a lot from Ellingworth, and not only about cycling. Ellingworth has also led the National team to several stage victories in the Tour of Britain in 2007.
- 1st Points classification Girvan 3 day 'Premier Calendar'
- 1st Overall Tour of the Kingdom
- 1st Stage 1
- 2nd Overall East Riding of Yorkshire Classic (2 day) 'Premier Calendar' race
- 3rd Overall Girvan 3 day 'Premier Calendar' race
- Witham Wheelers' Press release, 16 December 2003
- Old Photographs on Cherry Valley RT's website
- Benson, Daniel (7 December 2020). "Rod Ellingworth rejoins Ineos as Director of Racing". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
- "Performance Manager". Team Sky. Retrieved 18 January 2013.
- Ostanek, Daniel (26 December 2019). "2020 Team Preview: Bahrain McLaren". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
- Cycling sets gold standard BBC 12 March 2007
- Cavendish takes twin-track approach to Tour de France and Olympic success, Simon Hart[dead link] The Telegraph, 3 June 2007
- List of ToB Teams, 2007
- Ellingworth, Rod (2013). Project Rainbow: How British Cycling Reached the Top of the World. London: Faber & Faber. ISBN 978-0-571-30349-6. Retrieved 1 November 2013.