Matching his passions with his degree, Jack brings a scientific edge to Cadence Coaching with a Kinesiology degree from Penn State University. With his expertise in biomechanics and physiology, he prides himself in providing individualized coaching with a focus on maximizing performance by feedback from lab testing. Jack has provided detailed bike fits to all levels of athletes ranging from new riders to international Pro tour riders. He guarantees an increase in comfort and performance with all of his fits.
Jack comes from a running background with successes ranging from 400-meter sprints to the Boston marathon. He is a 3 time All-American in Track and Field and was named All-East in 2004 as a Division One athlete from the University of Connecticut. As a middle distance specialist, Jack features PR’s of 48.9 in the 400 and 1:53:8 in the 800. After racing on the track in college he began racing multisport in triathlon and duathlon. He quickly ascended from his multisport race to an undefeated age group season in 2008 then to earning a professional license in 2010.
Jack has been coaching athletes for the past 5 years with athlete success ranging from sprints on track to Ironman distance. He loves working with athletes to ensure that their goals are reached and share in every PR.
Jack’s Racing Palmares:
3 time Track and Field All-American
Division One Cross Country and Track and Field Athlete
Boston Marathon Qualifier and completed in 2:56
Undefeated in Age Group in 2008
2010 Towamencin Triathlon Champion
2010 Hightstown Triathlon Champion
2010 Tuckahoe Triathlon Champion and Course Record Holder
2010 Carls Hart Duathlon Runner up
2011 Pemberton Triathlon Champion
2012 Fort Richie Duathlon Champion and Course Record Holder
Since making the switch from soccer to track & field in grade school, Matt has become a “student” of endurance sports. He has left no stone unturned in his research on training methodology, nutrition, injury prevention, and strength & conditioning. Matt believes success in endurance athletics requires a holistic, balanced, long-term approach to training and racing.
Matt comes from a distance running background and has 15 years of training and racing experience. He was a 3 year captain of the Cross-country, Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field teams and received all-conference honors in the 10,000 meters while competing for Widener University. Since college, he has transitioned to longer running races on the road and is an elite amateur multisport athlete.
Matt is a USATF certified coach and has been coaching athletes to success in running and multisport for over a year.
After competing in running races for as long as he can remember, Brady gave it all up when he went to college to get a degree and a “real” job. Two years into school, though, made Brady missed training and competing in organized sports. That spring while watching the Little 500 Collegiate Bike Race, best known for being featured in the movie “Breaking Away,” he realized sitting in a cubicle was not his destiny. Brady got a bike and never looked back. One year later, he had moved up to a category 3 bike racer, won both state championship and collegiate races, and had become the 2004 Little 500 Rookie of the Year.
Since college, Brady has raced around the country as a Cat 1 bike racer and in 2011 transitioned to multisport events competing in duathlons and triathlons. Brady competed in the USAT Long Course Duathlon Championsips winning the 39 and under race and claiming his first national championship. He then represented our country as a member of Team USA at the World Championships in Switzerland, placing 10th in his age group, with a time on 7:29:30 for the 10k, 150k, 30k distance.
At Cadence, Brady serves as General Manager and utilizes his degree in TV production while working on CadenceTV as well as his racing experience to get riders comfortable and efficient with our professional bike fitting services.
Brady's Racing Palmares:
2004 – Little 500 Rookie of the Year
2005 – Two stage wins: Superweek International Cycling Classic – Cat. 3
2008 – PA State Road Race Championship Bronze Medalist – Elite Category
2009 – PA State Criterium Championship Silver Medalist – Elite Category
2010 - PA State Time Trial Championship Bronze Medalist - Elite Cetegory
2011 - 1st Place Long Course Duathlon National Championships 30-34
2011 - 10th Place Long Course Duathlon World Championships 30-34
2012 - Marathon PR 2:45:29 at Philadelphia International Marathon
Brady is currently holds a Pro Duathlon card and still competes although his two kids are slowing him down a bit.