About

Since 2001 The Bytown Storm Triathlon program has been among Canada’s leading Development programs for Olympic pathway triathletes.   We have created an environment based on the best triathlon development programs in the world and continue to lead Canadian development in the sport of triathlon. 

Our Ottawa based program is one of Canada’s only full service triathlon training programs for youth (13-15) Junior (16-19) U23 and Elite level draft legal athletes.  Our experienced and professional coaching staff, plan, implement, guide and assess all our athletes in each discipline for all programs.  We take pride in our athletes development and provide 100% hands on coaching for each athlete.    

Coaching staff is led by two NCCP Certified Competition Coaches that are focused only on draft legal ITU pathway athletes.   Current and former Storm athletes have compiled an impressive record of podium appearances Provincially, Nationally and Internationally.  Our athletes have represented Canada at the ITU World Championships, The Pan Am Games and The Commonwealth Games.  In 2020 we have 1 alumnus and 1 current athlete both preparing for Olympic spots to represent Canada in Japan.

POST SECONDARY STUDENT ATHLETES are well served by our program we provide programs for student athletes attending uOttawa, Carleton University or Algonquin College. 

Our vision is to be the best program in Canada for Student Athletes to pursue quality University / College education and reach their full potential as they continue their training and pursuit into ITU competition.  We have created an inspiring environment with experienced professional coaching and Integrated Support Team (IST) providers who help each student athlete achieve balance in academics and sport.  Our success in athlete development is supported by our University and sport services partnerships and full program management and implementation approach.  Our coaches are responsible for all aspects of athlete training and development and work closely with our IST providers to ensure our student athletes have timely access to physical, mental and nutritional health support. Professional coaching and experience through proven successful long term development strategies our athletes have continued to the highest levels in triathlon as they pursue their studies.

  • The flexibility to choose from 3 post secondary institutions
  • A single program and coach / IST supporting all aspects of development to ensure balance and progression
  • Timely access to all sport science, health and mental health professionals
  • Affordable programming for students
  • Student athlete focused long term development

If your interested in any of our programs please contact us by email at
bytowntri@gmail.com or by phone/text at 613-323-5255. 

Important Notice about COVID-19

Bytown Storm will continue training session during the COVID-19 health scare. We take the health and welfare of all club members seriously and always strive to be responsible members of the our community. We will follow all Provincial and National guidelines to ensure a safe environment during sessions.

Steps We Are Taking to Ensure Safety

  • all sessions will take place outside in open spaces
  • practices will only be 60min in length
  • training groups will be reduced in numbers to ensure no more than 8 people per group.
  • hand sanitizer and/or wipes will be available at all practices

Have You Travelled Outside of Canada?

If you have travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days, please DO NOT attend practice until April 6th at the earliest. Please follow all Health Canada guidelines for self-isolation regarding international travel (this includes the USA).