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A well-regarded endurance coach, Ryan Riell currently oversees operations at Break Through Multisport Inc. and Break Through Elite Racing, the companies he established in 2007 and 2011, respectively. In addition the hands on coaching, Riell fulfills the duties of Head Coach and Camp Director with the USA Triathlon Winter Skills Camp. He also provides lectures online and in-person for USA Triathlon Certified coaches to share his coaching philosophies and scientific knowledge with is peers. Ryan Riell brings to his roles extensive experience not only in coaching, but also in strategic planning and administration, team building, and professional writing. At Break Through Multisport, Ryan Riell offers age-specific coaching that takes into account clients’ unique strengths and shortcomings in order to improve their efficiency as athletes. Drawing on his Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics, he performs a comprehensive analysis of each athlete’s movements to identify areas where the body is needlessly wasting motion. For runners, this process involves looking at the degree of forward lean, the position of the head, hip angles, the length of the stride, and more. Riell also offers biomechanics analyses for cyclists and swimmers.Ryan Riell extends a number of training options, including packages at the Sprint, Olympic, Half Ironman and Ironman distances. Athletes who elect one of these programs benefit from monthly consultations by telephone or video chat, discounted biomechanics testing and analysis, all based around a customized plan that works with individuals’ schedules. Ryan Riell also offers a Coaching Mentorship Program for anyone interested in raising their coaching skill set. Over the course of his career, Ryan Riell has assisted athletes in reaching many prominent competitions, including the Olympic trials and a host of other world and U.S. championships. For additional information about Riell’s qualifications and the services he provides, please visit

Work experience

Jun 2011Present

President and Team Director

Break Through Elite Racing


Jan 2007Jan 2011


University of Illinois at Chicago