UGA Sports Nutrition
Sports Nutrition Staff

Sarah Renaghan, MS, RD, LD
Sports Nutritionist/Dietitian

Maria Breen MS, RD, CSSD, LD
Sports Nutritionist/Dietitian

Maria coordinates sports nutrition for the Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Swimming and Diving, and Baseball programs and supervises efforts for the Equestrian team. Originally from Savannah, GA and a competitive swimmer growing up, she is a loyal Bulldog. Maria obtained both her bachelor's and master's degrees from UGA. She earned undergraduate degrees in both dietetics and consumer foods in 2007, and then received her master's in food & nutrition in 2009. Her primary area of interest is bone and skeletal health.
Sidney Smith MA, RD, LD, CSCS
Sports Nutritionist

Sidney joined the sports medicine staff at the University of Georgia in June 2015 and is directing services for the football team. Prior to UGA, she spent 5 years working within the University of Alabama Performance Nutrition Department. While at Alabama, Sidney completed her undergraduate degree in food and nutrition while finishing the coordinated program in dietetics. She continued on to receive her graduate degree in human performance. Sidney is originally from Birmingham, AL and grew up playing basketball, softball and volleyball so sports have always been a major focus in Sidney’s life. She emphasizes transforming the way athletes relate to nutrition by connecting their plate to their performance with the goal of creating positive nutrition choices.
William Price
Sports Nutritionist

Mote Family Sports Nutrition Fellowship

Fellowship Announcement

The Sports Nutrition Department of the University of Georgia Athletic Association houses the first sports nutrition fellowship position in the country. With support of the Mote family, the Mote Fellowship program offers a broad based sports nutrition practice opportunity involving clinical, didactic, research and scholarly experiences. The Mote Fellow serves the highly competitive Olympic Sport student-athlete population and provides sports nutrition services to Georgia athletic teams.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and application to The University of Georgia is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mote Fellowship Application

Sports Nutrition Association for Pre-Professionals (SNAPP) Student Organization

SNAPP is a student organization on campus for undergraduates pursuing a degree in Dietetics and are interested in a sports nutrition related career. Student members of SNAPP build experience working with our collegiate athletics program through internship and practicum opportunities with the sports nutrition staff, networking with campus registered dietitians, and helping the community through volunteering. SNAPP is advised by Jen Ketterly and Maria Breen.

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