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Sharon Johnson
  • World-level competitive triathlete
  • Certified multi-sport coach
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Coach Sharon Johnson
Coach Sharon Johnson

Sharon is consistently named as a USAT All American Triathlete. Some of her most recent accomplishments include a 2nD place AG (55-59) finish at her first attempt at Ironman, IM New Zealand where she set the bike course record in a time of 5:46.30, 8th in (55-59) AG in IM World Championships in Kona in 2016, 3rd in 2016 USAT National Triathlon Championships with fastest Senior Bike Split (55+), 2015 Queen of the Mountain at B2VT (50 +), fastest AG bike splits in all Triathlon World within the last 4 years (London, Edmonton, Chicago). As part of her IM training last year, she was one of 11 cyclists to complete the grueling “Pain in the Mass” bike ride, a 150 mile ride with Mt. Greylock as it’s ½ way point.


Head Coach of Breakaway Triathlon and Cycling. Sharon is a, Level 2 USA Cycling Coach, USA Triathlon Certified Coach and a RRCA certified run coach. She has an extensive background in strength, swim & cycling training, sport specific technique training, and is currently the Head Track Coach for the Merrimack Valley Striders, a 500+ member running club.

Sharon Johnson
Breakaway Triathlon & Cycling Training
1000 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA 01810

Deanna Pomfret

  • Multi-sport coach
  • Montessori style MVS program
  • Exceptional communicator
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Coach Deanna Pomfret
Coach Deanna Pomfret

Deanna has been coaching fitness enthusiasts, runners, swimmers and triathletes since 2005.  


She is a USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach, Road Runners Club of America Certified Running Coach, Certified Functional Strength Coach and Owner and Swim Technique Analyst with Athletic Pursuits LLC.  


Deanna presents on swim and run training and technique for various clubs and symposiums.  She enjoys preparing and helping athletes implement personally customized training programs.  


She is proud to coach the Merrimack Valley Striders Montessori run program.  She designs and builds programs for MVS members of all levels and race distances.  Deanna believes that successful running is accessible to everyone and that it should be healthy, fun and fit comfortably into one’s lifestyle.