Welcome to the world of KaysFIT Academy, where our coaches are dedicated to helping you unlock your full potential through personalized training and expert guidance. Meet Coach Kay and Coach Prajwal, two accomplished individuals who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you (beginner or an experienced marathon/ultrarunner) achieve your health, running, athletic and personal goals.
Coach Kay: Nurturing Excellence by Engineering the Endurance
Kannan Sundararajan, also known as Coach Kay, boasts an impressive background, with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (BE) and a Master’s degree in Performance Coaching (M Sc). In 2016, after spending 25 years in the corporate world, he boldly decided to turn his love for sports and endurance running into a coaching career. With his deep understanding of engineering principles and specialized knowledge in Performance Coaching, he brings a unique perspective to his coaching practice. Additionally, he holds certifications as an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and a UESCA ultrarunning and performance coach. Coach Kay’s ability to blend his engineering expertise with his passion for sports allows him to approach growth holistically, ensuring the success of his clients. It’s worth mentioning that he’s also a PMI-certified project manager, Agile Scrum Master, and holds a Six Sigma Black Belt in Business Excellence.
Coach Kay believes in profoundly impacting individuals’ lives beyond athletic goals. His coaching approach integrates sports science, evidence-based coaching methodologies, people, and technology. With over 30 years of experience, he empowers his clients with physical prowess, mental resilience, and personal development. His coaching philosophy centres around the RCF (Reconstruct the Foundation) framework, which he has developed through multiple years of experience by integrating scientific practices to ensure the development of knowledgeable athletes, the highest human performance and lasting success.
- Coached > 300 marathon & ultrarunners since 2016
- Product Engineer to services delivery manager (1992-2016)
- Completed over 50 marathons and 20+ ultramarathons
- Created marquee ultramarathon events like OOTYULTRA and Bison Ultra
- Known for running 42 marathons at 42 consecutive weekends in 42 places to raise awareness of road safety
- Lead Global VoICE Ambassador @ ALERT NGO & Race Director – Alertathon (2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022)
- Youth Fitness & Badminton Coach @ Sobha Althea & Azalea (2013-2020)
- RCF Ultra Running Coach @ Ultra Indians Running Club inside Padukone-Dravid Center for Sports Excellence, Bangalore
Coach Prajwal: Elevating Athletic Performance
Introducing Prajwal Bhat, our accomplished Strength & Conditioning Specialist. With a background in working with professional football clubs and tennis academies, Coach Prajwal is highly skilled at crafting personalized training programs and minimizing the risks of running-related injuries. His expertise in periodized training and individualized programming is exceptional.
Coach Prajwal’s commitment to excellence and innovative methodologies make him invaluable in elevating athletes’ physical capabilities and accomplishments. He holds a Masters’s Degree in Performance Coaching and is a certified Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) member.
- Collaborated with professional football clubs and tennis academies.
- Expert in periodized training and individualized programming.
- Focuses on introducing the RCF (Reconstruct the Foundation Framework) @ KaysFIT Academy to enhance performance and reduce injury risks.
Unlock Your Full Potential with KaysFIT Academy
At KaysFIT Academy, our coaches are committed to helping you achieve your goals through personalized training, expert guidance, and holistic growth. Whether you’re an aspiring runner or an experienced athlete, we support you every step of the way. Join us on this exhilarating journey where sports, expertise, and personal development converge to unlock your full potential.