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Meet the Team

The whole is much more than the sum of its parts!

Chas Hodgdon


Chas, a seasoned triathlete and competitive runner, has honed his skills through relentless training and participation in numerous endurance events. His journey showcases his determination, inspiring others to embrace an active lifestyle and strive for greatness. With a diverse background in the fitness industry, Chas excels in both his own athletic pursuits and helping others achieve their fitness goals. Holding various fitness-related positions, including personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach, he designs tailored workout programs and motivates individuals to push their limits. Chas’s impressive athletic achievements in triathlons, road races, and endurance challenges demonstrate his commitment and skill. As a co-founder of Project Multisport Tucson, he aims to share his expertise and passion through group workouts, training sessions, and workshops, empowering individuals of all fitness levels to achieve their personal best. Chas’s dedication and unwavering enthusiasm will undoubtedly drive the success of Project Multisport Tucson, inspiring others to unlock their full athletic potential.

Kailey Sumner


Kailey is a passionate triathlete and multisport enthusiast dedicated to pushing her physical and mental boundaries. With a background in obstacle course racing and running, she embraces the challenges of multisport disciplines, inspiring others to join her in the pursuit of athletic excellence.

Kailey’s diverse skill set extends beyond competing in sports, encompassing race directing and planning. This unique perspective and entrepreneurial spirit are invaluable in her role as a co-founder of Project Multisport, where she aims to create an inclusive and supportive environment for athletes of all levels.

With her passion, professional expertise, and commitment to community building, Kailey is set to make a significant impact. Her drive to inspire others and create a vibrant multisport club will shape the athletic journeys of many, leaving a legacy of passion, determination, and the pursuit of excellence.

Her infectious enthusiasm, unwavering positivity, and love for sports inspires others to embrace an active lifestyle and discover the joy of multisport endeavors.

Haley Mayhew

Head Swim Coach

Coach Haley’s journey in swimming has been a fusion of dedication, coaching excellence, and record-breaking achievements. With over five years of coaching experience in competitive club swimming, she has nurtured aspiring athletes to reach new heights. A graduate of Northern Arizona University (NAU) with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Haley holds NAU school records in the 200 Breaststroke and 200 IM.

Her coaching prowess emerged under the guidance of Justin Slade, propelling her to secure her first sectionals cut at just 14. As a collegiate swimmer, she shattered records, becoming an essential part of NAU’s conference championship wins. Haley’s coaching journey, characterized by a passion for teaching and an unwavering commitment to athlete development, continues to leave an indelible impact on the world of swimming.

Justin Slade

Swim Director/ aquabear founder

Justin’s coaching journey is a testament to his unwavering dedication and transformative impact on swim development. Emerging from South Africa’s swimming culture, his immersion in developmental and competitive swimming since childhood ignited a lifelong commitment. Learning from revered mentors, Justin mastered both the art and science of swimming, translating his experience into a coaching style rooted in excellence.

Transitioning to the United States, Justin’s collegiate swimming stints at California State University – Bakersfield and Arizona State University set the stage for his coaching legacy. With over two decades of coaching expertise, he elevated programs like Sun Devil Aquatics and La Camas Headhunters, mentoring swimmers to state, national, and Olympic Trial success. Justin’s crowning achievement was realizing his dream as Owner and Founder of Aquabear Swim Club in Tucson, where his coaching flourishes, shaping a community of dedicated swimmers and a legacy that continues to redefine aquatic possibilities.

Barrie Shepley

Consultant/ Personal Best founder

Barrie Shepley is a highly regarded figure in the world of endurance sports, with a rich history of coaching and mentoring athletes. As the founder of Personal Best, a renowned endurance sports coaching company, Barrie has dedicated his career to helping athletes achieve their full potential.

With over 40 years of experience, Barrie’s impact on the multisport community is profound. His coaching expertise spans triathlon, duathlon, running, and cycling, guiding athletes at all levels, from beginners to Olympic champions. Barrie’s coaching philosophy emphasizes the integration of physical, mental, and technical aspects, ensuring athletes develop the skills and mindset needed to excel in their chosen disciplines.

We are honored to have Barrie’s esteemed counsel as we work towards creating a thriving and dynamic multisport community.