Roth is notable for being the overall leading scorer at the second NAQT HSNCT held in 2000. Roth led his Eisenhower team to an 11-3 record, good for 4th place in the tournament. His overall statline was 37-112-21-99.37, edging Jacob Mikanowski of State College who posted a 96.22 PP20TH.
Roth earned degrees in international relations and history at Michigan State, an MA in Classics from Georgia, and a PhD in Classics at SUNY Buffalo. He also found time to serve in the Peace Corps, teaching English in Turkmenistan.
In addition to coaching, Roth currently teaches Latin at Atlanta Classical.