Sean Young is the owner of Canadian Strength Institute as well as the head strength coach. He was born and raised in Peterborough, Ontario, however has called Ottawa his home since 2002. Growing up, fitness and sports were always a large part of Sean’s life. He was taught the value of teamwork, setting goals, and working hard to obtain any goal.
Sean has represented Team Canada as a National Track & Field athlete, competing in a variety of national and world championships and Olympics events. Sean has been acknowledged as a leader and inspiration to fellow athletes as he is also a guide runner for visually impaired sprinters on the Para athletic team. In 2012 Sean was presented with the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, for his efforts as a guide runner for Paralympian Jon Dunkerley, and helping the Paralympic movement grow in Canada.
Sean has taken his experiences, visions, and principles and applied them thoroughly within his own life. Growing up on a farm, Sean quickly developed a strong work ethic that is now applied to his everyday life. His limitless energy and enthusiasm gave him the capacity to launch and operate a successful business as a strength coach all while representing his country as a Canadian athlete. He has created invaluable relationships throughout his athletic career by developing relationships with amateur and professional athletes in a variety of sports. Sean has also built a network of associates in the Ottawa business community throughout his time residing in Ottawa.