Clay Battin   Team MPI / Craft Coaching

Established in January of 2010, Team MPI provides a diverse spectrum of services uniquely structured for both novice and elite multisport athletes. For personal coaching, Team MPI offers it's MPI Coaching Plans, In-Person Performance Packages and CUSTOMIZED Stand-Along Training Plans. Additional services include Swim Video Analysis and F.I.S.T. certified Bike Fitting. Team MPI is comprised of high performance coaches located throughout the United States who coach athletes around the world.


Clay Battin is a USAT Level One certified triathlon coach, F.I.S.T. Certified Bike Fitter founder of Craft Coaching and the 2014 Head Coach of Northern VA Team Challenge. He has been a multisport racer since 2003, and is a two time Ironman finisher in addition to having completed numerous other triathlons ranging from sprints to the 70.3 distance. An active coach since 2012, Clay has coached dozens of athletes of varied abilities ranging from those racing their first sprint to multiple Ironman finishers and a Boston Marathon qualifier. His coaching philosophy is that anything is truly possible in endurance sports given the proper guidance, time and dedication and this is the mindset he brings to work everyday. He has a competitive background in soccer and worked five years in minor league baseball as a General Manager for two different organizations. He enjoys working with and helping athletes of all backgrounds and ability levels and brings a personal approach to every athlete he works with. Clay resides in Austin, Texas, and holds a masters degree in athletics administration from East Carolina University.


Austin, TX
United States

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional


1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training, Nutrition, Mental Skills, Training Camps, Bike Fit, Run Analysis, Swim Analysis

Sport Types

Triathlon, Road Cycling, Running, Duathlon, IRONMAN, Swimming


English, Spanish


Lyons Rd.
Austin, TX
United States