Allison  Maurer

Allison Maurer

Position:
Sports Nutritionist

Alma Mater:
Olivet Nazarene '02

  • Allison Maurer is responsible for performance nutrition for the University of Tennessee Student-Athletes
  • As part of her duties, she conducts team and individual nutrition sessions, grocery-shopping tours, and operates a nutrition area that is called the "fueling station"
  • Handles meal planning for football and women's basketball and works closely with Team ENHANCE and Team EXCEL in counseling eating disorders and disordered eating
  • Conducts body composition testing for various sports teams and educates athletes on how to fuel to improve body composition
  • Responsible for budgeting and ordering nutritional supplements for all sports and provides pre-workout fuel and post-workout recovery for all teams and works directly with training table to ensure the best nutrition for all athletes. She also oversees various protocols related to the health of the student-athletes
  • Allison also teaches two undergraduate nutrition classes, which are geared for male and female athletes looking to improve their performance through food, hydration and recovery
  • Handles the budgeting, ordering and distribution of NCAA-compliant nutritional supplements for all UT sports
  • A board certified specialist in sports dietetics, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and is the Vice President/Treasurer for the Collegiate and Professionals Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA). She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Prior to her appointment at the University of Tennessee, Allison was the Sports Dietitian and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Colorado at Boulder from August 2004-October 2007
  • Received her master's degree in nutrition from Georgia State University and her bachelors of science degree in dietetics from Olivet Nazarene University

 

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