BCAs (Breakaway Coaching and Analytics) vision as a cycling coaching company is to combine the overlooked power of in-depth data analysis and sports science along with the riders needs in order for cyclists to reach levels of fitness they did not know they possessed.
My name is Jonathan Melville and I started coaching university students towards the end of my undergraduate degree, having been involved with road cycling for a number of years as a racer. In supporting these students, I was able to apply cycling training models to other sports with successful results. This led to the creation of BCA with a focus on road cyclists.
My experience and qualifications allow for the combination of both Sport and Data Science to help plan and analyse rider performance.
Recognising the importance of the relationship between a coach and a rider, I believe in unlimited contact time to make sure we can keep an open discussion about your training needs.
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
My degree covered a range of topics including:
Monitoring, Testing and Evaluation
Dissertation: ‘The Relation Between Age and Performance in Male Professional Road Cyclists’ More included
Microsoft Data Science Qualifications
Introduction to Data Science
Analysing and Visualising Data with Excel
Introduction to R for Data Science More included
MSc (Hons) Sport and Health Sciences University of Exeter
Ongoing, Complete September 2020
Association of British Cycling Coaches Level 3
Ongoing, Complete December 2019
Red Cross First Aid Certificate
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Nutrition, Mental Skills
Triathlon, Road Cycling, Running, Cyclocross, Duathlon
Heart Rate Monitor for analysis