Coaches

Our coaching team is diverse and experienced, all with the ability to help you reach your goals and enjoy yourself along the way.

Coach Geordie

Geordie has introduced hundreds to swimming and triathlon in his over 20 years as a coach. He prides himself on the ability to take the most advanced of exercise science and make it work for athletes of every level. If you're interested in Ottawa triathlon coaching for only $60-90/month, visit him at TriathlonCoach.ca.

Coach Trina

Trina's down to earth/keeping it real personality results in her having a way of inspiring others to try new things, push harder, set higher goals, and overall going-for it.

Coach Simon

As a member of Canada's AG World Championship team, Simon knows what it takes to get fast in the pool. Simon helps his swimmers ensure they get pay back for every ounce of energy they invest in swimming. If you're interested in triathlon coaching, look into Simon's program at OttawaOnlineFitness.ca

Coach Kym

An experienced masters swimmer and triathlete, Kym brings to the deck not only the technical know how but also tremendous ability as a teacher, especially to those newer to swimming.

Coach Derek

With over 25 years of sport coaching experience, Derek brings a deep understanding of how to create fun, welcoming and productive training sessions.

Coach Sarah

A former water polo player and coach, Sarah joins our team this year and brings with her the tremendous energy required to push our advanced squad to reach new heights.

Coach Holly

Holly returns to our team after a few years overseas. Her understanding of our club culture and how to get the most out of the swimmers means her return was one greeted with a celebration on our end!

Coach Lucie

A former military officer and national team triathlete, Lucie raced Olympic draft legal as an elite master and had the privilege to compete in all parts of the world. Over the years, she gained experience in all distances up to Ironman and represented Canada at the AG World Triathlon Championships.

Coach Melanie

Melanie has been a lifeguard and swim instructor for 8 years, teaching children and adults of different skill range. She is currently completing her masters degree in Occupational Therapy. She has been competing in triathlons since the age of 8 and is looking forward to bringing her skills into coaching.

Coach Sean

A 10-time National Champion backstroker, Sean is one of our busiest swim coach, putting his charges through the paces at the Canterbury pool. A teacher by profession, he uses all his tools to help our team advance in the water.

Coach Julie

A talented age group triathlete who knows her way to the podium, Julie brings a personal touch to her coaching. Be it our members, visually impaired athletes or Paralympians, she helps to get the best out of every athlete she coaches.

Past Coaches

Our club has been built through the contributions of some amazing individuals over the years. We will always be thankful for their help in building our club and community.

Coach Kelsey: A former collegiate swimmer, Kelsey has represented Canada in triathlon. As a coach her infectious enthusiasm and positive spirit has helped our swimmers get faster than ever.

Coach Trevor: Whether it's diving off the blocks in the pool or tackling 15k open water marathons, Trevor brings a tremendous amount of experience to our team. He understands swimming but also understands fun!

Coach Melanie: A former nationally ranked swimmer herself, Mel is the perfect person to push our High Performance Squad and get the very most out of them.

Coach Dave: A veteran coach and Ironman triathlete, Dave is an expert at structuring a workout and season so that his athletes maximize their progression and reach their goals.

Coach Erik: Some can do. Some can teach. Erik is strong in both departments. With a race resume including epic events like the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, Erik couples the experience you need with advice you can understand.

Coach Erin

A lifelong competitive swimmer, Erin also spent many years teaching swimming through the City aquatic programs. Now, she's moved on to add triathlon to the mix and has represented Canada at the age group world championships.