About Coach Sofi

Certified Sports Nutritionist + Experienced USA Cycling Coach + Accomplished Athlete

Coach Sofia Marin is a Certified Sports Nutritionist, seasoned USA Cycling Coach and accomplished Cat 1 athlete who delivers individualized nutrition programs and cycle coaching designed to elevate clients to the next level, 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 to boost health, energy and performance.

“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 a successful Cat 1 cyclist with UCI experience who has coached riders across disciplines to multiple victories and successes. Her coaching successes include developing riders from Cat 5 to Cat 1, coaching athletes to multiple USA National Championship podiums, and delivering a rider to the 2019 World Championships XC Mountain Bike squad for Team USA.

While Coach Sofi has extensive experience working with elite endurance athletes, she also works with individuals and athletes at all levels.

EXPERIENCE

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 Development Program, administered metabolic testing in a lab setting, and served as in-house nutritionist for Osmo Nutrition.

She is particularly passionate about women’s nutrition, having formally studied under the tutelage of Dr. Stacy Sims to help women align nutrition and training to their menstrual cycle in order to maximize health and performance. Coach Sofi also has extensive experience applying plant-based vegan diets, having spent the past 15 years as a highly-successful vegan athlete.

EDUCATION

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.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • Graduate, Women are Not Small Men Course by Dr. Stacy SimsScience-based strategies to help women train and eat according to their physiology.
  • WE Nutrition Summit 2021 with Dr. Asker Jeukendrup
  • Certification in Plant-Based Protein in Sport with Dr. Asker Jeukendrup

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