Roch has been involved with the sport of triathlon for the past twenty years and has been bringing this valuable experience for the past ten years into his personal coaching. With a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education, majoring in Coaching, Roch has a wealth of information to share with his personal clients.
A former professional triathlete from Canada who's coaching expertise has becoming world renown among the very best in the sport. Having won the Canadian Long Course National Championships in 1993, Roch turned to full-time coaching the following year. The founder of the UCSD Master's Triathlon Training Club in 1996, and past head coach, Roch is now building a triathlon training program in San Diego's north county and works with 15-20 triathletes each year on a one-to-one basis.
In 1999 Roch combined forces with Multisports.com and together with partners Paul Huddle, Paula Newby-Fraser and John Duke, they hold 10-12 triathlon-training camps each year throughout the world. In addition to his personal coaching, together with Paul Huddle, Roch has established online training programs that cover all distances of triathlons from sprint to Ironman and accommodate all levels of triathletes.
In 2000 and 2001 Roch took his coaching expertise to the sport of Adventure Racing. Together, Roch and Paul were the head coaches for the Asian MSOQ Team. Roch increased his coaching versatility while spending several weeks in China preparing the team for this 4-day stage event.
Roch is currently coaching all levels and ages of multi-sport athletes from beginner to professional athletes including Heather Fuhr, 1997 Ironman Hawaii Champion and Peter Reid, 1998 and 2000 Ironman Hawaii Champion.