The Team

Get to know the coaches & see what clients have said. 


Paul is the Founder of Elemental Coaching Project. He changed the brand from Down Dog Athletics after 3 years of personal training in the Seattle area, helping 100s of clients. He founded the business in 2018 upon leaving his advertising career at Amazon.

He played D1 baseball at Washington State University and his fastest marathon time is 2:57:27.


Certifications: NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer, NCI-Certified Nutrition Coach, Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms), BioForce Certified Conditioning Coach, RYT-200, OnBaseU Hitting

Interests: Star Wars, Marvel, traveling, golf, & playing with his cat Leia.

Paul Clingan - Founder & Coach

Logan joined the team in 2021 and instantly provided expert-level coaching & training using his Physical Therapist background.

He has worked with athletes at the University of Florida and has worked with extensively with elite endurance athletes. When he's not coaching with ECP, he's serving as a PT at Kaiser Permanente.

Certifications: NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Functional Range Mobility Specialist (FRCms) & Functional Range Assessment (FRA), NCI-Certified Nutrition Coach, & TRX-Certified Trainer

Interests: Hiking, traveling, writing, poetry, and hanging with his dog Finn.

Logan Blanton - Coach