Full-Time Sports Dietitians

by fuelvm, September 2, 2014
Below is a list of sports dietitians working directly with athletes for 40 or more hours per week in the major college conferences, with professional sports teams, with Olympic athletes and within the U.S. military.

Have an update? Contact Brittney Bearden (Sports Nutrition Manager at Ben Hogan Sports Medicine & CPSDA volunteer) at [email protected] 

 Read the sports dietitian job description published in ADA’s Job Descriptions: Models for the Dietetics Profession, 2nd edition, 2008. American Dietetic Association, ISBN: 978-0-88091-420-8.

  • Auburn University: Lauren Silvio, MS, RD, CSSD; Stephanie Kolloff-O’Neil, MS, RD
  • Louisiana State University: Lauren Reagan, MS, RD, CSSD; Lauren Marucci, MS, RD, CSCS, LD; Rebecca Moore, MS, RD, LD
  • Mississippi State University: Kelly White, MS, RD, CSSD, LD
  • Texas A&M University: Jonathan Tanguay, MS, RD, LDN; Blair Hitchcock, MS, RD, LD, CSSD; Erin Columbia, MS, RD, CSSD, LD
  • University of Alabama: *Amy Bragg, RD, LD; Frank Newell, MS, RD, LD;  Amanda Poppleton, MFN, RD, LD
  • University of Arkansas: Karla Horsfall, RD, CSSD, LD
  • University of Florida: Liz Fox, MS, RD, LD, CSSD; Collier Perno, MS, RD,LD;  Hillary Ake, MS, RD, CSSD, LD; Cassy Hunter, MS, RD, LD
  • University of Georgia: Jana Heitmeyer, M.Ed., MS, RD, LD, CSCS, SCCC; Maria Breen, MS, RD, LD; Sidney Smith, RD, LD, MA, CSCS; Will Price, MA, CSCS; Sarah Renaghan MS, RD, LD
  • University of Kentucky: Monica Fowler, MS, RD, CSSD
  • University of Mississippi: Kate Kirby, MS, RDN, CSSD
  • University of Missouri: Jessica Beckmann, PT, DPT, RDN, LDN, LMT
  • University of South Carolina: Theresa Logan, MS, RD, CSSD; Kristin Coggin, RD, LD;
  • University of Tennessee: Stephanie Horvath, MS, MAEd, RD, CSSD; Elise Ramirez, MS, RD, LDN
    * Indicates CPSDA Power 5 Conference Representative
  • Clemson University: Paul Harrington MS, RDN, LD, CSSD, CSCS; Caitlin Davis, MS, RD, LD
  • Duke University: Beth Miller, MS, RD; Alyson Heller, MS, RD, CSSD
  • Florida State University: Kayli Hrdlicka-Garrard MS, RD, LD, CSSD
  • Georgia Tech: *Leah Thomas, RD, LD, CSSD
  • North Carolina State University: Diana Nguyen, MS, RD, LD, CSSD; Jarid Long, MS, RD, LD, CSSD
  • University of Louisville: Emily Artner, MS, RD, LD; Rebecca Lindberg, RD, MAEd, LDN, CSSD; Nick Yonko, RD, LDN;
  • University of North Carolina: Kelsee Gomes, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, CLT; Rachel Stratton, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
  • University of Notre Dame: Kari Oliver, MS, RDN, CSSD, CISSN; Marta Scechura, RD, LDN
  • University of Pittsburgh: Auburn Weisensale, RD, LDN; Katherine Hopkins, RD, LDN, CSCS
  • University of Virginia: Randy Bird, RD; Kelly Rossi, MS, RD, CSSD, Brooke Pearson, MPH, RDN
  • Virginia Tech: Jennie Zabinsky, MAEd, RD; Aly Onyon, MS, RD
  • Wake Forest University: Kate Ruley, MEd, RD, CSSD
    * Indicates CPSDA Power 5 Conference Representative
  • Indiana University: Danielle Mach, MS, RDN, LDN, ACSM EP-C
  • Michigan State University: Rob Masterson, RD, CNSC, CSSD
  • Northwestern University: *Katie Knappenberger, MS, RD, CSSD, ATC; Christina Weidman, RDN, CSSD, LDN
  • Penn State University: Kayla Matrunick, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN; Farrell Frankel, MS, RD
  • Purdue University: Lauren Link, RD, CSSD; Lindsay Esposito, RD; Elaine Wanstreet, MEd, RD
  • Ohio State University: Sarah Wick, RD, CSSD, LDN; Sean McMickle, RDN, LDN; Nicole Jontony, RDN, LDN
  • Rutgers University: Allison Kreimeier, MS, RD, CSSD; Scott Maher, RD, CSSD, CSCS
  • University of Illinois: Brittany Francis, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN;  Sarah Stelter, RD, LDN
  • University of Iowa: Nicole White, MBA, RD, LDN, CSSD
  • University of Maryland: Colleen M. Carrion, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS; Paula Karamihas, MS, RDN, LDN
  • University of Michigan: Caroline Mandel, MS, RD, CSSD; Tiffany Iten, RD, LD
  • University of Minnesota: John Parenti, MS, RD; Abigail O’Connor, MS, RD, LD, CSCS
  • University of Nebraska: Lindsey Remmers, MS, RD, CSSD, LMNT, CLT; Tommy Jensen, MS, RD, CSSD, CISSN, LMNT: Lynn Zhang, MS, RD, CSSD, LMNT; Sophie Pomrehn, MS, RD, LMNT
  • University of Wisconsin: Nick Aures, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS; Erin Berg, MS, RD, CSSD, LD
    * Indicates CPSDA Power 5 Conference Representative
  • Baylor University: Tim DiLeo, RD; Jeremy Chiang, RD
  • Iowa State University: Erin Hinderaker, MS, RD, LD
  • Oklahoma State University: Charles Hewitt, MS, RD, SCCC
  • Texas Christian University: Brooke Helms, MA, RDN, CSSD, LD
  • Texas Tech University: Dayna McCutchin, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD; Kylie Fulton, MS, RD, LD; John Boesch, MS, RD, LD
  • University of Kansas: Aaron Carbuhn, MS/MS, RD, CSSD, SCCC
  • University of Oklahoma: *Tiffany Byrd-Campbell, MS, RD, CSSD, LD; Rachel Suba, RD, CSSD, LD
  • University of Texas: Amy Culp, RD, CSSD, LD; Katie McInnis, RD, LD; Kelsey Bencze, MEd, RD, LD; Lauren Hartman, MS, RD, LD; Kellie Lunday, RD, LD; Zach Bennett, MS, RD, CSCS, CISSN, LD
  • West Virginia University: Nettie Puglisi Freshour, MS, RD, CSSD, LD; Bethany Pennock, MS, RD, LD
    * Indicates CPSDA Power 5 Conference Representative
  • Arizona State University: Amber Yudell, MS, RD, CSSD
  • Oregon State University: Christina Weston, MS, RD, LDN, CDN, CPT
  • Stanford University: Kristen Gravani, MS, RD, LD; Mickinzie Lopez, MS, RD
  • University of Arizona: Phil Lewis, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
  • UCLA: Lauren Papanos, MS, RD; Charles Stull, MS, RD
  • University of California: Kristen Graves, MS, RD
  • University of Colorado: Laura Anderson, MS, RD, CSSD; Dana Bielinski, RD
  • University of Oregon: Nikki Jupe, MS, RD, CSSD; Taylor Hughes, MA, RD
  • University of Southern California: Becci Twombley, RD; Charlotte Vance MS, RD, CSCS; Andrea Vanderwoude MS, RD, CSSD
  • University of Utah: Lauren Jones, MS, RD, CSSD; Elise McVicar, MS, RD; Craig Moore, RDN
  • University of Washington: Ema Thake, MS, RD, CSSD; Meredith Price, MS, RD
  • Washington State University: *Lindsay Brown, MS, RD, CSSD, LD; Sarah Underriner-Weber, MS, RD
    * Indicates CPSDA Power 5 Conference Representative
 Mountain West
  • Colorado State University: Pamela Bartz, RD, CSSD, CSCS; Julie Sinkovitz, RD, LD
  • Fresno State: Alisha Parker, MS, RDN, LD
  • University of New Mexico: Becky Freeman, MS, RD, LD, CSSD, CSCS, USAW National Coach
  • University of Wyoming: Chase Chesterman, RD, CSCS, SCCC
  •  University of Southern Mississippi: Natasha Hansen, MS, RD
  •  Lipscomb University: Ann Toy, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD
  • University of Houston: Allison Franklin, MS, RD; Kim Lowry, MS, RD, LD
  • University of Tulsa: Anne Hogan, MS, RD, LD
  • University of Connecticut: Liz Wluka, RDN, LD
  • College of Charleston:  Charlotte Caperton-Kilburn, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, FAND, CEDRD
  • James Madison University: Courtney Gallagher, MS, RD, CSSD
  • University of Delaware: Kara Feeney, RD, LDN
Ivy League
  • Columbia University: Amy Connell, RD, CSSD, ATC
  • Dartmouth College: Shira Evan, MS, RD, CSSD, LD
  • Harvard University: Meg Steffey Schrier, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
  • University of Pennsylvania: Jill Joseph, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
West Coast Conference
  • Brigham Young University: Rachel Higginson, RD
  • Tennessee Technical University: Anthony Paradis, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, USAPL, USAW
  •  Liberty University: Isaac Hicks III, RDN, CSSD, LDN
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  • Chicago Bears: Jennifer Gibson, MSc, RD, CSSD, IOC Dip Sport Nutr
  • Cleveland Browns: Katy Meassick, MA, RD, CSSD, LD/N, ATC
  • Dallas Cowboys: Scott Sehnert, MS, RD, CSCS, CSSD
  • Detroit Lions: Sarah Snyder, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, CSCS
  • Denver Broncos: Bryan Snyder, RD
  • Green Bay Packers: Adam Korzun, MS, RD
  • Houston Texans: Steven Smith, RD, CSSD
  • Jacksonville Jaguars: Mindy Black, MS, RD, CSSD, CPT
  • Los Angeles Rams: Joey Blake, RD
  • Miami Dolphins: Mary Ellen Bingham, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
  • New England Patriots: Ted Harper, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, ACSM EP-C
  • New Orleans Saints: Jamie Meeks, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
  • New York Giants: Pratik Patel, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
  • New York Jets: Nicolette Newquist, MS, RD, LD
  • Philadelphia Eagles: Josh Hingst, MS, RD, CSCS; Michael Minnis, MS, RD, CSCS
  • San Fransisco 49’ers: Jordan Mazur, MS, RD
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Kevin Luhrs, RD, LDN, CSCS
  • Washington Redskins: Jake Sankal, MEd, RD, RSCC
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  • Los Angeles Dodgers: Tyrone Hall, MPH, RD, LDN
  • Tampa Bay Rays: Ryan Harmon, MS, RD, CSSD, LD
  • Texas Rangers: Stephanie Fernandes, MS, RD
  • Toronto Blue Jays: Stephanie Wilson, PhD, RD, LDN
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  •  Los Angeles Galaxy: Brooke Ellison, MS, RDN
  • New York Knicks: Erika Whitman, MS, RD, CSSD
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Shawn Zell, RD, CSSD
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Nick Arcuri, RD
  • LA Lakers: Kristen Andrews, MS, RDN, CSCS
  •  Erika Whitman, MS, RD, CSSD
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  • Elizabeth Broad, PhD, APD, FSCA
  • Shawn Hueglin, PhD, RD, CSSD
  • Alicia Kendig, MS, RD, CSSD
  • Susie Parker-Simmons, MS, M.Ed., RD
  • Rob Skinner, MS, RD, CSSD
  • U.S. Air Force Academy: Shelly Morales, MS, RD, CSSD
  • U.S. Armed Forces Special Operations Command: Lindsey Pfau, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
  • U.S. Army Special Operations Command: Paul Goldberg, MS, RD, CSCS
  • U.S. Army Special Operations Command: Colette Muller, MS, RDN, CSSD, CSCS, TSAC-F
  • U.S. Army: Brian Lehmann, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
  • U.S. Army: Reva Rogers, MHA, RD, CSSD, LD, CSCS
  • U.S. Army Special Forces: Jennifer Hamlin, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS;  Kate Burks, MS, RD, CSSD, LD
  • US Army World Class Athlete Program: Kelly Kaim, MS, RD, LD, CSSD, CSCS, TSAC-F
  • U.S. Marine Special Operations Command: Christopher Halagarda, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
  • U.S. Naval Academy – Annapolis: Jessica Frederickson, MS, RD
  • U.S. Naval Special Wafare: Anna M. Eastburn, MS, RD
  • U.S. Navel Special Warfare: Jessica Watson, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
  • U.S. Naval Special Warfare: Cheryl Zonkowski, MS, RD
  • U.S. Military Nutrition Counselor: Katie Frushour, MS, RD, CSSD, LD