Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation

LICENSED NUTRITIONISTS

Anna

COLIN, MS, RD, LD

Colin is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist having earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Dayton where he studied Nutrition and Fitness. Colin then attended Florida State University where he earned his Master's degree in Nutrition with an emphasis in Sports Nutrition.

Upon completing his Master's degree, Colin attended Western Kentucky University, where he completed his dietetic internship and received a graduate certificate in Dietetics.

Colin is a competitive, national champion triathlete and passionate about living a healthy, active lifestyle.  Whether you are looking to lose weight, eat healthier, or wanting to optimize your sports/performance nutrition for a specific sport, Colin is here to help. Colin is also a Certified Personal Trainer through NETA with Campus Recreation. In addition to working for Campus Recreation, Colin also works as a Sports Nutritionist with UC Athletics.

Kayla

KAYLA, MS, RD, LDN

Kayla started her career as a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist by earning her Bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Saint Louis University.  She then continued to Loyola University Chicago to complete a Master's in Nutrition and her Dietetic Internship.

Upon finishing schooling in Chicago, Kayla worked as a dietitian in several capacities but most enjoyed her time as the nutrition consultant for a local fitness studio where she also taught a variety of group fitness classes. In addition to meeting with clients and organizing several healthy eating challenges, she trained to achieve two fitness goals of her own, completing 2 half marathons and 1 triathlon.  She is continuing her time as an instructor with Campus Recreation.

Outside of work, you can find Kayla in the kitchen trying new recipes or making traditional favorites - her philosophy on nutrition is that you can fit it all in with balance, a lot of color, and quality, unprocessed ingredients.  She loves showing clients the importance of fueling your body with the right foods and sharing the enjoyment of healthy cooking with others.

Kristen

KRISTEN, RDN, ACE-CPT

Kristen is certified through ACE and has earned her Bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech in Human, Nutrition Foods and Exercise with an emphasis in Dietetics.  Kristen is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian, and also a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher with training certifications from Seattle, WA and Rishikeshi, India.  Kristen came to love fitness having been a competitive cheerleader for 8 years prior to her studies at VT and has translated that motivation to her clients she works with. 

Kristen recently worked as the personal nutritionist and trainer for Joe Cross, the star and producer of the hit film, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead and has been a group fitness Instructor in Virginia and Chicago for the past 5 years. Kristen is passionate about helping others achieve their goals by integrating all aspects of a healthy lifestyle. 

Kristen enjoys training a wide range of clients but especially loves to work with those that need a hard push and need someone to hold them accountable.  Kristen loves circuits and interval training while complementing with flexibility and core strength.  Availability: Weekday mornings or afternoons.  Kristen is also a Registered Nutritionist for Campus Recreation.

Angela

ANGELA, BM, NFPT-CPT
Nutrition Graduate Assistant

Angela is currently a second year Nutritional Science Masters student in the College of Allied Health. She currently works with UC athletics and UC Dining Services through Campus Recreation as part of her graduate assistantship. Her Bachelors degree is in music education and opera performance and she spent a year teaching at the high school level before coming back to school to become a dietitian. 

Upon finishing her Masters degree, Angela is seeking to complete her dietetic internship and become a Registered Dietitian. 

Angela is a competitive NPC Figure Athlete and feels strongly that everyone can have a healthy relationship with food and lead an active lifestyle. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer through NFPT. 

Melissa

SARAH, RD, LD, NSCA-CPT

Sarah attended the University of Cincinnati for her bachelors, earning her degree in Dietetics. While attending Cincinnati, she competed in the Women’s Track and Field team for 5 years, winning the Big East Championship in pole vault. After graduating from Cincinnati, Sarah completed her dietetic internship through Wellness Workdays based out of Boston, MA, with a focus on worksite wellness. During her internship, she worked with a local Sports Dietitian.

Sarah is passionate about health, wellness, and exercise. Also certified as a personal trainer through the NSCA, Sarah is ready to help weather your goal is for a healthier lifestyle, fitness, or gaining a competitive edge.