Mountain Goat Coaching specialises in tailor-made performance coaching and training for cyclists with a philosophy of focussing on each individual’s needs and helping all clients to develop using the training methods most appropriate to them. Dan Small is a member of the DNAfit Education Institute and has developed the Biometric Performance Programme. The programme tailors individual's training methods to their genetic profile, maximising training effectivness.
Dan has over 15 years of applied sport science and coaching experience across a number of different sports. In that time he spent 8 years working in the Coaching Education and Development department of the award-winning governing body, British Cycling, and set up Mountain Goat Coaching in 2014. Dan has coached and trained cyclists from novice to National and International Podium level and everyone in between. He has worked with athletes in Road Cycling, Track Cycling, XC Mountain Bike, Downhill Mountain Bike, Gravity Enduro, Cyclo-Cross, Athletics, Swimming and Modern Pentathlon.
Summary of Qualifications and Experience
BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
Fully Licenced DNAfit Trainer and Member of the DNAfit Education Institute
Sports Coach UK Coach Educator
British Cycling Level 3 Coach
15 years of applied sport science and coaching experience
Coached riders from novice to National and International Podium level and everyone in between
Team management of Regional Squads for national events
Team management of Team Mountain Goat Coaching
8 Years full time work for British Cycling in Coaching Education and Development
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional
1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Nutrition, Mental Skills, Bike Fit
Triathlon, Road Cycling, Running, Mountain Biking, Cyclocross, Duathlon, IRONMAN, XTERRA, Swimming, Personal Training
Commitment to training and a positive mindset