Clay was born in San Jose, CA and attended Cal Poly--San Luis Obispo where he received his B.S. degree in Psychology and then San Jose State University where he earned my Masters degree and PPS credential in Counselor Education. Clay has worked in education at the high school level for 8 years and currently works at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino as a Guidance Counselor. He was also the head coach of the varsity boys basketball team at Monta Vista from 2011 to 2016. Clay has been coaching basketball at various levels for 15 years and has worked many camps and clinics in the Bay Area.