Dr Ben-Melech now serves as director of the Centre for Sports Medicine, Methodology, and head of the School for Coach and Instructor Training at the Academic College at Wingate.
In 1983, he completed his studies and specialization in training theory at the academy in Cologne, Germany, where he specialized in planning, monitoring and overseeing training and competition processes as related to training theory. In 1995, he completed his doctoral studies in the educational sciences at Leipzig University, Germany.
In 1985, Ben-Melech was among the founders of the Competitive Sport Unit, of which he was director until 1997. Maintaining unique cooperation with the Israel Olympic Committee, the Sports Association and the Ministry of Sport, he helped to turn the unit into the vanguard of competitive and elite sport in Israel.
In 1992, 1996 and 2000, Dr Ben-Melech initiated and organized the Post-Olympic Conference in Israel with the participation of hundreds of experts from dozens of countries. In these conferences Olympic preparations, achievements and results were analysed in terms of training, training methods and the auxiliary elements surrounding Olympic athletes.
In 1997, Dr Ben-Melech was invited by the South African government to establish sports academies in that country. He directed the academy in Cape Town for two years.
In 2001, he was appointed adviser to the Kenyan Olympic Committee
Ben-Melech has written five books on training theory, competition and physical preparation as well as many articles on these subjects