Accomplishments, Testimonials, and The Team

We have a wonderful SWAP team, with active (secret) Facebook and Strava groups. All of them are awesome people and runners, with varying backgrounds and goals.


PRO/ELITE TEAM MEMBERS


This list is constantly evolving, but we are very lucky to coach some of the best runners in the sport through SWAP. Current team members include:
  • Megan Roche (4-time national champion, 2016 US Trail Runner of the Year) (coached by David)
  • David Roche (2-time national champion, 3-time member of Team USA) (coached by Megan)
  • Cat Bradley (Western States 100 champ)
  • Hillary Allen (international Skyrunning champion, 3rd at Transvulcania)
  • Clare Gallagher (Leadville 100 champ)
  • Zach Ornelas (US 50k champion, US Mountain Running Team member)
  • Amelia Boone (World's Toughest Mudder Champion, 2nd at SOB 100k)
  • Sarah Keyes (US Female Skyrunning Ultra Champion for 2016)
  • Scott Trummer (1st at American River 50, 3rd at Way too Cool 50k)
  • Abby Levene (Dirty 30 50k winner, North Face 50k SF winner and CR)
  • Jeanne Cooper (2:35 marathon)
  • Ryan Kaiser (5th at 2016 Hardrock 100; 2nd at Sean O'Brien 100k)
  • Bethany Patterson (7th at Western States 100)
  • Kristina Pattison (top-5 at Skyrunner Ultra World Series)
  • Keely Henninger (Transrockies winner, 2nd at Way Too Cool 50k, Team USA for World Trail Champs)
  • Liza Howard (2nd fastest trail 100 on US soil)
  • Andrew Skurka (National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Bighorn 100 winner, 2nd at Leadville 100)
  • Amy Ruzieki (top-10 US ultrarunner multiple years)
  • Nicole Mericle (2nd at OCR World Championships)
  • Emily Gordon (2:39 marathon, Superior 50k course record)
  • Rod Bien (winner of many of the biggest trail races in US)
  • Meg Mackensie (South African trail champion, Salomon athlete)
  • Michael Barlow (US Skyrunning series champion 2016)
  • Sarah Pizzo (US Skyrunning series champion 2016)
  • Yvonne Naughton (Team Ireland for 24-hour World Championships)
  • Kathryn Drew (qualified for Team Canada IAU World Trail Champs)
  • Candice Burt (2nd at HURT 100)
  • Jesse Booi (qualified for Team Canada IAU World Trail Champs)
  • Laura Perry (Sulpher Springs 100 winner, Riverlands 100 winner)
  • Trisha Steidl (3-time winner of Seattle Marathon)
  • Mark Tatum (top-10 at Dipsea race, multiple-time 50+ national champion)
  • Asher Henry (16:15 5k, course record at Woodside Ramble)
  • Emily Kraus (CR at Sean O'Brien 50k)
  • Noah Brautigam (CR at North Face Utah 50k, 4th at Power of Four 50k)
  • Laura Tabor (winner of Dirty 30 50k, 2nd at US Marathon Trail Champs)
  • Gavin Coombs (CRs at Table Rock 50k and Pilot Mountain 50 Miler)
  • Coree Woltering (5:30 50-miler)
  • David Kilgore (14:20 5k)
  • Trevor Fuchs (Wasatch 100 winner)
  • Bret Scofield (a top-placing American female at Bay to Breakers road race, 2:55 marathon, 2nd at La Sportiva Table Rock 30k)
  • Steve Tucker (winner of North Face 50 DC)
  • Nikki LaRochelle (US Skimo team member)
  • Nate Bonham (winner of Rothrock Trail Challenge)
  • Nicole Meyer (CRs at Pacifica Trail Race, Rodeo Valley Trail Race, and others)
  • David Stango (winner of North Face 50 MA)
  • April Boultbee (7th fastest 24-hour time in North America, Team Canada for 24-hour world champs)
  • Russ Kalbach (Bel Monte 50 winner)
  • Rachel Long (Catamount 50k course record)
  • Robin Young (2nd at Cuyamaca 100k)
  • Sydney Running (2nd at Sean O'Brien 50k)
  • Stephanie Wuerth (1st at Woodside 50k)
  • Leah Ling (Bel Monte 50 winner, 3rd at White River 50)
  • Charlotte Dequeker (1st at Great New York 100 Mile)
  • Tory Sholz (1st at Whistler 50 Mile)
  • Nico Barraza (1st at Javelina 100k)
  • Seth Kelly (Bighorn 100 winner)
  • Liza Ershova (1st at Istria 108k)
  • Nancy Thomas (2nd 45+ at US Cross Country Championships, 18:15 5k at age 47)
  • Charlotte Paul (2-time Ironman Champion)
  • Olin Berger (2-time White River 50 winner, qualified for US Trail Team 2018)
  • Ethan Linck (Leadville Silver Rush 50 winner)
  • Beau Langevin (Riverlands 100 course record)
  • Matt Ward (Ruth Anderson 100k winner)
  • Jade Belzberg (Oriflamme 50k winner, The Peak Marathon overall winner)
  • Patrick Caron (Pineland Farms 50 Mile winner)
  • Michael Havrda (Tiger Mountain 50k winner)
  • Maxx Antush (Chuckanut Mountain Marathon course record)
  • Ashley Lin (winner of East Bay Trail Triple Crown)
  • Nikki Vander Wiele (Sunflower Marathon course record)
  • Alicia Woodside (HURT 100 2nd place)
  • Josh Zielinski (winner of Pacific Northwest Ultra Series)
  • Kyle Ormsby (2nd at Mt. Hood 50)
Plus lots of normal people looking to get faster and have fun!