Certified Sports Nutritionist + Experienced UCI Cycling Coach + Accomplished Athlete
Coach Sofi Marin is a Certified Sports Nutritionist, UCI Diploma Cycling Coach, and accomplished Cat 1 athlete. She delivers individualized nutrition programs and cycle coaching designed to elevate clients to the next level, markedly optimizing their health and athletic performance.
INTERSECTION OF NUTRITION & PERFORMANCE
With over two decades of experience in the athletics industry, Coach Sofi combines her expertise in exercise physiology and training techniques with evidence-based nutrition principles to help clients reach their highest level of health and performance.
Her comprehensive approach to better nutrition gives clients clear and practical guidelines that are tailored to their unique physiology, lifestyle, athletic focus and ambitions. Rather than count calories, we build a foundation of intentional and optimized eating habits.
“As an experienced cycling coach and sports nutritionist, I have the unique ability to recognize both the physiological requirements of training/racing and identify the optimal nutrition strategy needed to succeed.”
Coach Sofi is an international cycling coach and holds a UCI High-Level Coach Diploma from the World Cycling Center in Switzerland.
Coach Sofi is a successful Cat 1 cyclist who has coached riders across disciplines to multiple victories and successes. Her coaching successes include coaching athletes to multiple USA National Championship medals, developing riders from Cat 5 to Cat 1, and delivering two riders to the UCI Cycling World Championships (2019, 2023).
While Coach Sofi has extensive experience working with elite endurance athletes, she works equally with individuals and athletes at all levels.
In addition to her nutrition and coaching work, Coach Sofi is an accomplished CAT 1 cyclist, sport rock climber, and life-time athlete. She has worked closely with a UCI Women’s WorldTour Cycling Team, coached with the USA Cycling Junior Olympic Development Program, administered metabolic testing in a lab setting, and served as in-house nutritionist for Osmo Nutrition.
Coach Sofi is particularly passionate about women’s nutrition. She has formally studied under the tutelage of Dr. Stacy Sims and Dr. Hazel Wallace (The Food Medic). Coach Sofi helps women align nutrition and training to their menstrual cycle in order to maximize health and performance. Additionally, Coach Sofi has extensive experience teaching plant-based vegan diets, having spent the past 16 years as a highly-successful vegan athlete.
Coach Sofi provides Lectures and Webinars to groups and teams across the world. She has spearheaded educational nutrition discussions with Rapha Cycle Club, Bear Junior Development Cycling Team, VeloSport Cycling Team, Golden Gate Triathlon Club, Dolce Vita Cycling Team, FatCake Club and more. Reach out to learn more about speaking engagements.
Sofia Marin graduated magna cum laude in the top 4 percent of her class from the University of California San Diego and earned her Sports Nutrition Certification through the International Sport Science Association. Coach Sofi is a nutritionist based out of Berkeley in Northern California’s Bay Area.
- UCI High-Level Coach Diploma (Level 3), World Cycling Center, Switzerland
- Graduate, ALIGN Course, Dr. Hazel Wallace. Evidence-based program aligning nutrition, movement, sleep and mood to menstrual cycle phases.
- Graduate, Women are Not Small Men Course by Dr. Stacy Sims. Science-based strategies to help women train and eat according to their physiology.
- WE Nutrition Summit with Dr. Asker Jeukendrup
- Certification in Plant-Based Protein in Sport with Dr. Asker Jeukendrup