Gunnar Roll

Coach and Athlete

First took up triathlons in the early 80s. Refound the sport later in life and now dominates the over 50 age group and shares his wealth of experience with new members of the squad.

Age Group

M 55-59

Joined TCM


"A" Goal

70.3 WC Qualification


2020 Kendra's Race UCSB Triathlon, 3rd OA, 1st 55-59 

2019 Firecracker 10K, 2nd 50-54

2019 Morro Bay Sprint Triathlon, 2nd 50-59

2019 Half Moon Bay Sprint Triathlon 1st 50-54

2019 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon 17th of 217

2019 Sandman Triathlon, 1st 50-54, 5th Overall

Five Time USA Triathlon All-American 2014-2018

Coaching Credentials
  • USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified

  • Undergraduate degree in Health Sciences and Biology from San Jose State University

  • Graduate degree from Samuel Merritt College in Physician Assistant Studies trained in Emergency Medicine and currently practicing in Adult Neurosurgery.


Wetsuit: Roka Elite

Bike: Specialized Shiv

Runners: Pearl Izumi/HOKA

GPS Watch: 920XT Garmin

2020 Race Schedule

March 8, UCSB Sprint Triathlon

September 20, Shaver Lake Triathlon

September 27, Santa Cruz Virtual Triathlon 


Spokesman Bicycles