Our trainers will bring out the best in you. The talented Team of Strength Coaches at CSTS have the knowledge and experience to help you achieve your potential.  They are responsible for developing hundreds of Ottawa’s amateur athletes and have successfully helped countless individuals reach their fitness and health goals.  


Scott Heffernan

Founder | Strength Coach

  • Certified Personal Trainer (PTS)
  • Functional Movement Screen Level 1 Certification
  • NESTA- Speed, Agility, Quickness Specialist
  • Certified Physical Preparation Specialist
  • 12 Years as Strength Coach Experience training NHL, CHL, NCAA, CCHL. And numerous amateur athletes
  • Head Strength Coach for the Ottawa 67s (OHL) 2009-2014
  • Drafted and signed Pro contract with Columbus Blue Jackets
  • Contact: Scott@CapitalStrengthTS.com


Nick Haince, BSc HK, R. Kin

Founder | Strength Coach | Kinesiologist

  •  Bachelor of Science with Honours in Human Kinetics – University of Ottawa
  • Registered Kinesiologist (College of Kinesiologist Ontario)
  • 10 years experience as Strength Coach, Kinesiologist and Personal Trainer in Ottawa.
  • Assistant Strength Coach for OHL Ottawa 67s (2010-2014)
  •  Experience with NHL, AHL, OHL, NCAA and CIS level athletes.
  • Certified NCCP Level 1 Coach
  • Former Ottawa Sooner 2008 (CJFL)
  • Contact: Nick@CapitalStrengthTS.com

Ian Perry

B. PhEd, NSCA-CPT| Strength Coach

  • Bachelor of Physical and Health Education
  • NSCA-CPT Certified Personal Trainer
  • Certified Physical Preparation Specialist
  • Eight years experience as a Strength & Conditioning Coach – training CIS, NCAA, CCHL, OHL, NHL, CFL and numerous amateur athletes.
  • Strength and Conditioning Lead Intern Queens University Football 2010-2012
  • Head Performance Coach CFL Combine & East/West Bowl Draft Groups 2010-2012 (Queens) 
  • Strength and Conditioning Lead Intern Queens Men’s Hockey 2010-2012
  • Head Strength and Conditioning Coach- Cornwall Colts CCHL 2013-2015
  • Head Performance Coach responsible for 500+ athletes- Private Sector- 2013-2016
  • Contact: Ian@CapitalStrengthTS.com