Coach Gunnar Roll
Gunnar Roll has been a part of the TriCoachMartin training squad for the past 10 years.
He is a USA Triathlon certified coach and provides personal triathlon and endurance coaching.
Triathlon - $200 USD / month
Coach Gunnar has over 38 years of triathlon and endurance sports experience, completing his first triathlon back in 1985, at the Keauhou Kona Half. His love for triathlon grew from his early years surfing, paddleboarding and open water swimming, which also led to his career as a California State Ocean Lifeguard.
He studied Health Science and Biology for his undergraduate education and went on to obtain his Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Samuel Merritt College. Throughout his career, he has worked in Emergency Medicine, Neurosurgery, Urology and currently practices in Family/Internal Medicine.
After raising a family he returned to triathlon, becoming a frequent age group podium finisher and a 5-time USAT All-American recipient (2014-2018).
He enjoys working with all levels of athletes and has coached State, National and International-level championship athletes.
Gunnar’s coaching reflects his lifelong devotion to health, science, sports and exercise, creating an evidence-based approach and a dynamic environment for learning, growth and inspiration.
USA Triathlon Certified Level 1 Coach
US Masters Swimming Level 1 Coach
Head Coach, University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) Triathlon Team
Master of Science (M.S.), Physician Assistant Studies, Samuel Merritt College
Bachelors of Science (B.S.), Health Sciences and Biology, San Jose State University
Proficient in virtual bike training platforms (Zwift, Rouvey, and TrainerRoad)
See Gunnar's athlete profile HERE