Clayton Meeks is an athletic performance coach with over 10 years of experience coaching a range of things from sprint training, Olympic weightlifting, Muay Thai, and personal training to name a few. Clayton considers himself a renaissance athlete who’s ability took him all over the world from playing baseball in college, traveling and competing all over Europe as a member of US National Bobsled team, a national qualifier in Olympic Weightlifting, living/training Muay Thai in Thailand, and fighting all over southeast Asia. Throughout the various sports a common theme is Clayton sought out the best coaches in the world in hope of, not only being successful as a competitor, being a coach in the future.
Clayton was trained in sprint training, mechanics, etc. under Loren Seagrave (Speed Dynamics), a track & field coach with over 60 Olympic medals won by his athlete’s. Clayton’s Olympic lifting influences range from old school Bulgarian training to the most current ideas in the field. One coach who Clayton has worked with and influenced his coaching is John Coffee, a world class Olympic Lifting coach with a Olympic medalist under his tutelage, and you will hear this come through during lifts. While living in Thailand Clayton lived/trained at the famed Sitmonchai Camp in Thamaka, Thailand under Kru Dam and Kru Mee. This camp is known worldwide for its fighting style and mentally tough fighters. These wide varieties of coaching, as well as athlete, influences have made Clayton into a unique coach, constantly looking for ways to improve himself and his athletes.
Clayton would also like people to be aware of his hearing disability due to cancer as a child. Clayton cannot hear at all out of his left ear and has less 40% hearing in his right ear but he reads lips to aid in conversation, so keep this mind during conversation or attempting to get his attention.