What We Believe
Breakaway is a facility based coaching center dedicated to providing the highest quality of endurance training delivered by world-class coaches. Owners are athletes as well as hands on coaches. We work together and consult with top professionals in related fields to provide everyone the resources to achieve true health and fitness and reach his or her athletic goals. We pride ourselves on building an atmosphere in which every athlete feels comfortable to train at his or her own individual level, push limits and enjoy the process.
Group Motivation: One of the key benefits to training and working out with other athletes as dedicated as you are, is the constant motivation and camaraderie. All of our members, regardless of their background or fitness level, enjoy sharing their knowledge with others and work as a group to motivate each other. We all work hard to make sure you get results and HAVE FUN doing it.
Leading the staff is owner and Head Coach Sharon Johnson.
Sharon was runner-up in Sprint and 4th in Olympic distance in 2018 National Age Group Championships in Cleveland, OH. She was 3rd in the AG World Championships in Australia in 2018, first from the USA. Last year (2017) she was the Age Group National Sprint Triathlon Champion in Omaha and Olympic Distance Runner-up. She was also chosen for Honor Mention among 4 other athletes as the “2017 Grand Masters Athlete of the Year”. Sharon is a USA Certified Triathlon, Cycling and RRCA Running coach. She has an extensive background in strength, swim & cycling training, sport specific technique. She is currently the head track coach for the Merrimack Valley Striders. She coaches athletes in all disciplines of all levels.
Amy’s Quinlan is an avid cyclist with a lifelong history of athletic achievements. Amy’s most recent accomplishment is representing Team USA in Australia for the Triathlon Sprint Draft Legal Race. She is consistently an USAT All American. Before her involvement in national level triathlon competitions, she was a semi-professional soccer player with the NE Phantoms and voted NH amateur player of the year in 1996. She is certified as a personal Personal Trainer, USA Cycling Coach Level 3, and USA National soccer coach. Amy’s love for competition, helping others achieve goals coupled with her keen eye for proper form and sense of humor make her a great addition to the coaching staff.
Josh Puyear (Bike Fitting and Gait Analysis)
With over 15 years’ experience working with Ironman and Age-Group Triathlon Champions, racing cyclists, charity riders, and everyday enthusiasts, Josh provides you with the most comprehensive and accessible bike fit services in New England. As an independent athletic consultant, all of his energy is focused on helping you reach your unique goals. Likewise, there is no pressure to sell you a bike or product, so when the time comes to make any purchasing decision it’s a breath of fresh air to receive impartial advice from someone who is in your corner to help you find what you need at the best price.