Nicole Springle, MAN, RD, CSSD

Job Title: 
Lead, Sport Nutrition
Disciplines: 
Sport Nutrition
Education: 

Masters of Applied Nutrition, University of Guelph

Honours Bachelor of Applied Science, University of Guelph

Biography: 

Nicole Springle is a Registered Dietitian who holds both a Bachelor of Honours Degree and a Masters in Applied Nutrition from the University of Guelph. Nicole is also a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. Nicole has provided nutrition support to Canada’s developing and podium-level athletes for the past 9 years. In her role as Lead for Sport Nutrition, Nicole oversees nutrition services for all the CSIO’s national and provincial partnered sport organizations while also providing targeted nutrition support for several individual athletes. Most recently Nicole attended the Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro to provide nutrition services to Volleyball Canada’s National beach volleyball athletes competing in the games.

As a recognized leader in sport nutrition, Nicole has held the position of nutrition lead for Own the Podium’s National Sport Science and Medicine Advisory Committee and has also acted as co-chair for the Dietitians of Canada Sport Nutrition Network, representing over 300 dietitians across Canada. She is a seasoned presenter and has authored numerous articles for magazines, newspapers, and textbooks. In addition, she has shared her expertise and enthusiasm for performance nutrition and optimal health as an educator in post-secondary institutions and conferences as well as for numerous media outlets including Breakfast Television, Global News, and City TV News.

 

Professional Affiliations: 
  • Dietitians of Canada
  • College of Dietitians of Ontario
Research Interests: 
  • Carbohydrate and Cognitive Performance in Paralympic Athletes