Thomas ROOS

Professional Athlete and Entrepreneur with 10 years Scientific Research experience in Biological Sciences and Sports Science and 2 years Consulting in the Sports Science and Sports Technology industries


Degrees

Master of Science in Clinical Research and Epidemiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA
Master of Science in Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, USA 
Bachelor of Science (Biology), Emory University, Atlanta, USA

Work Experience

Science Consultant, DNAFit Ltd, London, UK

  • Published academic studies as Principle Investigator
  • Developed new Sports Genetics products based on sports injury, performance, nutrition
  • Managed multidisciplinary team of scientists, entrepreneurs, PR/ad agencies, clients
  • Contributed to successful launch of £3 million campaign through media, acting, and scientific roles 

Research Scientist, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA

  • Led research programs on sports genetics, performance, nutrition
  • Coordinated multidisciplinary team of scientists, physicians, coaches, trainers 
  • Pioneered novel Translational Science approaches focusing on benefiting athletes
  • Implemented Precision Medicine approach to elite athlete health within Pac-12

Captain/Coach, Stanford Triathlon Team, Stanford USA

  • Led team as President, Captain, and Assistant Coach to multiple top 5 finishes at Collegiate Nationals and developing 5 pro multisport athletes
  • Negotiated sponsorship deals, coach contracts, facility access
  • Planned yearly collegiate triathlon event with >500 participants and >50 volunteers as Race Director 

Sports Achievements

• Professional triathlete for 3 years on ITU World Triathlon Series circuit and WTC Ironman circuit
• 3 x top 5 finisher at USA Triathlon National Championships
• USA National Champion in Aquathlon

Outstanding Achievements

Author of 1st scientific study on Sports Genetics implementation with athletes

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