Roger Meyer was born in a suburb of Los Angeles. He was introduced to Nebraska when he attended the Concordia University in Seward.  
After Concordia, he went to University of Nebraska Lincoln where he got his Masters in ED.
 
Roger taught in the inner city on the Southside of Chicago.
 
Later he returned to Concordia where he coached football, wrestling and track. He went into fundraising while at Concordia and fulfilled that function also at:
Concordia Seminary, St Louis
UCLA
St Louis Children's Hospital
OSF Healthcare, Peoria IL
 
Roger and Laura have been married 50 years (as of April 2021). They have 2 children and 4 grandchildren living in LA and San Diego.
 
When asked about something that few people know about Roger said that he is the only undefeated wrestler in Concordia's history.