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Meet the coach and owner

On the triathlon side, Scott has completed 21 full distance Ironman triathlons including the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.  He has also raced upwards of 45 Half Ironman, Olympic and Sprint distance triathlons.  As a swimmer, he swam in the NVSL and for Bishop Ireton High School before competing at the collegiate D1 level for Ohio University.  Scott jumped into coaching with two summers at Rolling Valley Swim Team in Springfield while he was still in college.  After graduating in 1994, he coached for three years at Rolling Forest in Springfield.  Scott currently coaches the winter swim program for Riverside Gardens Swim Team (RGST) as well as the RGST summer stroke and turn clinics and is a USA Swimming/NVSL certified stroke and turn judge.  He has also coached youth soccer for Gunston Soccer Club for eight seasons and boys and girls lacrosse for five seasons.

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2022-2023 swimming or triathlon training! 

Bronze (swimming) - Ages 6-11, beginner athletes. Able to swim 50 yards freestyle with side breathing without stopping. 

Silver (swimming)  - Ages 9-14+, intermediate athletes. Able to swim at least 3 strokes legally. 

  • Mon/Wed SWIM at MV Rec Center 4:30-6:00pm Silver
  • Mon/Wed SWIM at MV Rec Center 6:00-7:00pm Bronze
  • Mon/Wed SWIM at MV Rec Center 6:00-7:00pm Silver (High School Swimmers)
  • Tues/ThSWIM at George Washington Rec Center 7:00-8:00am Silver
    (No December Swims)
  • Tues/ThSWIM at MV Rec Center 4:30-6:00pm Silver
  • Friday SWIM at MV Rec Center 5-6pm Bronze (NO PRACTICES 11/25 - 1/27 for high school meets)
  • Friday SWIM at MV Rec Center 6-7pm Silver
    (NO PRACTICES 11/25 - 1/27 for high school meets)
  • SPEAR by invitation only 2:00-3:30pm, Fort Hunt Park, every other week at an alternate location TBD
  • Sunday BIKE/RUN at Fort Hunt Park 3:30-4:45pm Silver

Silver/SPEAR athletes are expected to have a road bike, clips not necessary, but strongly recommended. Expected 1k time under 5:30.

Bronze athletes - road bike not required. Expected 1k time under 7:00.

Lucky Coin Multisport

Fort Hunt local triathlon races for ages 6-15. Super kid-friendly races... lots of experienced triathlete volunteers and road closures make biking and running safe.

We are working with local pools to determine the summer 2023 race calendar.


Who We Are

The Trident Swim & Triathlon is a youth-focused USA Triathlon Club serving Alexandria, Virginia, and surrounding communities.  With a full suite of Swim, Bike, and Run practices and clinics, elite training, age group and masters swimming, personal coaching, and team attendance at a wide variety of regional competitions, TNT's Multisport community is truly unbounded!   

Go Elly!

Team Events

At Trident our team is our family and we take the time to enjoy life's many adventures! Check out our Meetups page for more information. With mountain biking and road biking excursions, kayaking trips, and overnight camp-outs, there's something outdoors for every Trident.