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

Santa Cruz 70.3


Five Time USA Triathlon All-American 2014-2018

2019 Firecracker 10K, 2nd 50-54

2019 Morro Bay Sprint Triathlon, 2nd 50-59

2019 Half Moon Bay Sprint Triathlon 1st 50-54

Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon 17th of 217

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

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

April 19, Discovery Bay Olympic Triathlon

May 17, Morgan Hill Sprint Triathlon 

September 13, Santa Cruz 70.3


Spokesman Bicycles


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