The Assistant AD/ Director of Nutrition for Olympic Sports is responsible for the leadership and development of nutritional programs for over 400 student-athletes including design, implementation, and evaluation of nutrition and health programs to maximize athletic performance and the overall well-being of the whole person.
- Develop, lead, and manage effective programs to maximize the nutritional health and sports performance of all Olympic sports student-athletes.
- Develop and provide strategies that will enhance student-athlete performance, reduce the risk of fatigue and injury, and increase the motivation to continue with healthy nutritional habits.
- Working in collaboration with our mental health team, provide psychoeducation to student athletes and coaches.
- Conduct individual sessions, feedback assessment and training, comprehensive nutrition focused assessments for both the student-athlete and team.
- Maintain required certifications.
- Collaborate with the Integrated Healthcare Team to further support holistic model and enhance student-athlete experience.
- Ensure documentation and compliance with dietary plans, assessments and progress.
- Provide brief interventions and counseling to address a range of health and wellness issues, which may result in providing resources and referring individuals to professionals to assist with confidential and sensitive matters.
- A Bachelor's degree in related/ relevant area or an equivalent combination of education.
- Experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
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