"One of the top 100 trainers in America" - Men's JournaL
"World's best trainers" - livestrong
Clay has been a personal trainer since June 1999 when he completed service in the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division. His celebrity clientele list includes such names as Matt Damon, Anna Paquin, Drea DeMatteo, Stevie Van Zandt, Adam Ferrara, Lenny Kravitz and many others. His numerous magazine and TV spots are no accident. He has a reputation for working his people hard and he gets results. His passion is changing people's lives through fitness and the Martial Arts.
Clay holds certifications as a Crossfit Level 1 Coach and is a certified Crossfit Olympic Lifting Trainer. In addition to this he is also certified by the esteemed National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM) as well as the International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA).
Other instructor certifications include: USA Boxing Coach (level 2), WKA Muay Thai Kickboxing (level 2) and Russian Kettlebell by Kettlebell Concepts. He also holds the rank of black belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu awarded to him by Pan-American gold medalist Josh Griffiths. Clay is proud to have competed in the Golden Gloves twice. He has recently attended seminars led by renowned coaches and trainers Mark Asanovich and Mark Verstegen.