Coaches

SUnaad Nataraju

Sunaad Nataraju

Sunaad caught the running bug in 2009 and ran his first marathon. He completed Cascade Crest Classic & Bear 100 miler and Ironman 70.3 Vineman triathlon and many marathons. He is passionate about giving back to the sport by volunteering at races. He is excited to coach Team Asha runners this year.


Balu Vellanki

Balu Vellanki

Balu Vellanki is RRCA certified coach, who transformed from a couch potato to avid runner when he started training with TeamAsha in 2008. During these past years, he received excellent training and support from TeamAsha family. He completed four 50KM races and 11 marathons. After volunteering with Team Asha in many capacities, he joined the coaches club in 2012 to experience the joy in transforming a beginner runner to a marathon. He loves traveling and cooking for Team Asha runners