Nutrition Performance Coach

Nutrition Performance Coach

By Nolan Kowal, Sport Performance Specialist

At Sport Manitoba we fund and plan sports programs to promote the development of vibrant citizens, athletes and communities in Manitoba.

Description:

Sport Manitoba Performance is building a network of Sport Science Providers across the province leading up to the 2021 Canada Summer Games to assist in servicing Team Manitoba athletes.

As athletes reach an elite level, the athlete’s nutrition habits can often differentiate the top competitors and plays an important role in enhancing or hindering successful athletic performance.  At a multi-sport games, such as the Canada Games, there can be several new distractions and unique circumstances that athletes will be unfamiliar with.  Sport Manitoba’s nutrition coaches will be responsible for delivering team talks, workshops, and focus groups as requested, to educate Team Manitoba athletes about the importance of nutrition.

We are seeking individuals that are able to deliver services on the following topics;

  • The importance of sport nutrition
  • Sport specific nutrition requirements
  • Travel nutrition
  • Meal preparation/planning
  • Healthy weight gaining/cutting for sport
  • Pre/post competition/game fueling
  • Hydration
  • Supplementation
  • Smart Snacking
  • Eating on a Budget
  • Eating Out/Campus/Cafeteria

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Human Nutritional Sciences or Kinesiology.
  • Designation or certification (RD, Precision Nutrition) or equivalent is considered an asset.
  • Experience as a high-performance athlete or coach is considered an asset.
  • Bilingual (Written/Spoken French) considered an asset.

Pay

  • $45 – $75 flat rate per presentation (~60 mins)

Interested applicants should forward a resume and brief cover letter to performance@sportmanitoba.ca.

Applicants moving onto the next stage will be asked to deliver a 30-minute presentation on a related topic.

For more information on Sport Manitoba Performance, visit www.sportmanitoba.ca/performance