USA Triathlon’s Certified Training and Performance Centers offer members, coaches, and athletes performance testing facilities; access to USA Triathlon certified coaches, swim, bike and run analysis, and state of the art training equipment.  Additional services offered at these facilities include a complete performance lab following USA Triathlon testing protocols- Vo2 and Lactate, as well as bike fitting services, nutrition consultation, access to a sport psychologist, and physical therapy and massage services.  The current facilities offer USA Triathlon members discounts on select services and testing, merchandise, and facility membership. These facilities are a great opportunity for USA Triathlon coaches and athletes to train and take advantage of testing and other top notch services in key areas around the country.


USA Triathlon has established criteria for USA Triathlon Certified Training Centers and Certified Performance Centers which are listed below.

Become a USA Triathlon Certified Center

USA Triathlon Certified Training Center Criteria
USA Triathlon Certified Performance Center Criteria

To apply for certification, complete an application and follow the directions attached. Applications cost $25 to submit and will be fully refunded if not approved. For any questions, please contact the Coaching Specialty Manager

Current USA Triathlon Certified Training Centers:

Current USA Triathlon Certified Performance Centers:

Chelsea Piers Connecticut
Stamford, CT

Chelsea Piers Connecticut is the area’s preeminent destination for multi-sport athletes to train in all modalities that encompass the sport of triathlon. Our word class facilities, expert instruction and finely tuned curriculum provide every level of athlete, from novice to expert, a place to train for and compete in triathlons. 

Services Include:

  • Personal training
  • Bike fitting
  • Sports massage
  • Video analysis
  • Lab testing

Facilities Include:

  • Indoor track
  • Olympic pool
  • 6,000 sq ft cardio training area
  • Group training studios
  • Pilates, yoga, and hot yoga studios

For more information, please visit:

E3 Endurance
Greensboro, NC

E3 Endurance is the Triad’s only multisport endurance facility specializing in the physical and mental development of athletes using biomechanics, equipment optimization, and aerodynamics.  The 6,000 square foot facility located in Greensboro, North Carolina features a state of the art training center that includes an endless pool, cycle studio, and an innovative Fit Lab.  

Services Include:

  • Human performance lab
  • VO2 exercise assessments, CO2 analysis
  • Retuel bike fit system
  • Nutrition, physical therapy, and sports psychology consultations

USAT members receive a 20% discount on:

  • VO2 max test
  • Lactate threshold test
  • Bike fit
  • Coaching

For more information, please visit:

Tri Fit Club & Studios
Santa Monica, CA

TriFit is at the forefront of the fitness industry in Los Angeles. Many of Hollywood’s top producers, directors, and celebrities have referred to TriFit as Los Angeles’ best kept secret. Founders Bernard and Gina Baski have worked with some of LA’s top gyms, health clubs, and studios providing smart and effective training programs.  

Services Include:

  • Sports massage
  • VO2 and lactate threshold testing
  • Bike fit
  • Silicone Coach video analysis
  • ATC/PT services
  • Sports psychology, physical therapy, and sports dietitian 
  • Altitude simulation training
  • Vasa Ergometer/Swim training

Facilities Include:

  • 25 yard pool
  • CRUSH studio including 50 Schwinn and LeMond spin bikes
  • Cardiovascular and strength training equipment
  • 1000 square foot yoga studio
  • Indoor squash courts and tennis courts
  • Half court basket ball court

For more information, please visit:

Sports Center at Chelsea Piers
New York, NY 

The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers is arguably the most unique full service gym and fitness club in NYC. With more state-of-the-art sports facilities than any other club in New York City and programs taught by many of the country's top sports and fitness instructors, the Sports Center will inspire you to achieve all of your sports and fitness goals.

Services Include:

  • Nutrition consultation
  • 40+ certified personal trainers
  • Bike fitting
  • Sports massage and physical therapy
  • Video analysis
  • Physiology lab with Vo2 and lactate testing

Facilities Include:

  • 1/4 mile indoor track and 200 m competitiion track
  • 6 lane, 25 yard swimming pool
  • 6,000 sq ft cardio training area
  • 14,000 sq ft strength training area
  • Four fitness studios
For more information, please visit: 

Endorphin Fitness Training Center
Richmond, VA

Services Include:

USAT testing protocol for VO2 and LT tests.

  • Bike fitting
  • Video analysis
  • Nutrition consultation
  • Sports psychology services
  • Athletic training/physical therapy
  • 20% discount on VO2 testing (normally $100) and community membership (normally $25 a month)

Facilities Include:

  • Performance Lab
  • Endless Pool
  • Trainer/spin room
  • Treadmills

For more information, please visit:

Fitness Formula Clubs - Lincoln Park
Chicago, IL

From the all the fitness equipment, to the expanded upper level to include the Pilates and CompuTrainer Studios, to expanded Kids Club and full-service Spa – FFC Lincoln Park is Chicago's premier health club and triathlon training center. The 55,000 square foot facility boasts two hour free parking, complimentary group fitness classes included in your membership, two levels of cardio and strength equipment, plus a beautiful outdoor sun deck and training area with spectacular views of the city. 

Services include:

  • Human performance lab with 16-seat MultiRider cycling studio featuring 5 HDTVs for monitoring heart rate, cadence, and power
  • State of the art Performance Training Center with olympic lifting stations, truck tires, battle ropes, TRX Suspension Trainers and Rip Trainers, kettlebells, game boxes, and rowers offering high intensity interval training classes
  • Multi-lane lap swimming pool with private and group swim classes
  • Group triathlon training programs and private coaching services
  • Spa and recovery center with sauna, steam room, ice bath, and sports massage
  • On-site personal training, triathlon coaching, physical therapy, and nutrition consultation
  • Bike fitting and running form analysis
  • Korr CardioCoach+ metabolic testing for VO2 Max, Threshold, and Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR)
  • Blood lactate threshold testing with Lactate Pro
  • Video analysis for swim, bike, and run - including underwater swim stroke analysis featuring Dartfish, Coach's Eye, and Kinovea
  • On-site free parking and childcare in Kid's Activity Center
  • 52-bike indoor cycling studio, 40 treadmills, plus cardio and strength equipment including TRX® and AlterG® Zero-Gravity treadmill
  • Sports Shop, Juice Bar, and rooftop sundeck
  • Complimentary daily group fitness classes for all members and guests including pilates, yoga, spinning, strength, and kickboxing
  • 20% off select services to USAT members, certified coaches, and local triathlon clubs

For more information, please visit: or contact FFC Head Endurance Coach Chris Navin at

National Training Center
Clermont, FL

The National Training Center is a 37,000 square foot fitness facility that features a 75-meter by 25-yard outdoor pool, athletic fields, and a 400-meter track and field complex and cross country course. The NTC also offers outpatient physical therapy, video analysis, bike fits, V02 and lactate testing, and a newly extended performance lab with motion and gait analysis.

Services Available: 

  • VO2 Max and Lactate Threshold testing 
  • Dartfish Functional Assessment 
  • Bike fits
  • Outpatient physical therapy
  • Mental training sessions
  • Sports massage
  • Nutrition consultation

For more information on the National Training Center and it's services, please visit


Third Coast Training
Pasadena, TX

Services Include:

  • Vacumed Metabolic analyzer for O2 and CO2 data
  • 2300 Stat YSI Lactate Analyzers
  • Computrainers and treadmills
  • 1 Velotran (Dynafit Pro Model) with wingate software
  • 1 VASA Ergometer Bike fit Video analysis with Coaches Eye
  • Nutritional consultation, physical therapy services, and sports psychology consultations 
  • 20% off select services for USAT members

Facilities Include:

  • Human performance lab
  • Indoor heated endless pool
  • Recovery center with ice baths, sports massage, and heated pool
USA Triathlon members in the greater Houston area can use the code "USATMEMBER" when scheduling appointments to receive a 20% discount (more info here). For additional information, please visit