Sports Dietitian/Exercise Physiologist. Rikki is a Registered Dietitian and Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. As the Director of Nutrition for Coach Shaw’s Program, she works with athletes of all levels, from high school, NCAA, Olympic to the professional level. Rikki is also the Director of Nutrition and Performance at Florida Hospital Celebration Health, where she provides a strong link between the needs of the athlete and our sports medicine team. She oversees bloodwork, metabolic tests, sweat electrolyte analysis, and body composition testing. Rikki educates the athletes on optimal daily fuel and hydration requirements, nutrient timing and supplementation. She works directly with the culinary staff at Regal Oaks Resort and/or our private chef to customize the nutrient needs of the athlete.
In addition, she serves as a sports dietitian consultant for the Columbus Crew SC (MLS team), Univeristy of Alaska Seawolves and is an adjunct professor, teaching Sports Nutrition. Graduate of Florida State University and Central Michigan University, she offers over 15 years of experience to the Coach Shaw program.