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Owen Shott, Head Coach

Frederick “Owen” Shott, grew up in a small town in central Florida called Inverness. He moved to Jacksonville in 1999 on a track and field scholarship to FSCJ.

Fifteen years later Coach Owen has won numerous running, triathlon and cycling races locally in Jacksonville, several State and National Championship titles, and has even competed at the World Championship level, representing the Untied States in Albi, France. He is the first to tell you he didn't get there on his own, and credits his successes to his own coaches and other athletes around him. He's a big believer that athletes don't coach themselves- just like surgeons don’t operate on themselves.

He has found great success in coaching cyclists, runners, and triathletes; competing at all levels (5k to Ironman). Whether you’re looking to qualify for a big race like Boston or Kona or simply just want to PR at a local 5k, he has a plan for you. He really looks forward to sharing training techniques and athletic understanding he has learned over the past 25 years and hopes to pass those along to you.

 

Austin Doty, Coach

Austin Doty is a dedicated sports endurance athlete who is passionate about the science behind athletic performance and conditioning. He has been competing in endurance sports since he started swimming in 1997. His initial inspiration was sparked through swimming at The Bolles School while he was growing up in Jacksonville, FL. His experience includes triathlon, running, swimming, road racing, gravel racing, and mountain biking. Most recently he spent time road racing and mountain biking under a UCI International License in Australia including the Reef to Reef mountain bike race in Far North Queensland.

Austin also holds three undergraduate and graduate degrees in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. He is a nationally published author for his innovative work in dynamic system modeling at the Air Force Research Laboratory. His experience with dynamic data systems has made it possible to analyze athletic performance data from a data scientist’s perspective.

Austin is truly a numbers guy who firmly believes that data driven coaching holds the key to unlocking the best version of every athlete.