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Jen  Ketterly
Jen Ketterly
Position:
Director of Sports Nutrition

Jen Ketterly MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Jen joined the Bulldog staff in July 2011 and has directed the development of a comprehensive nutrition department for the athletic association. Along with the staff of Sports Dietitians, she oversees the nutrition services for the 21 sport programs including the clinical, foodservice, and educational needs of the Georgia student-athletes.   Prior to joining the Bulldogs, Jen led the sports nutrition department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was a staff RD at the University of Connecticut.

Jen is a veteran dietitian with over 15 years of practice across the collegiate sports nutrition, university student health, and campus foodservice industries. She is a board certified specialist in sports dietetics, and an active member of many professional organizations. She has been honored with the College and Professional Sports Dietitians Association’s Excellence in Practice Award and named a Top 10 Dietitian in 2012 by Today’s Dietitian. Jen has authored several book chapters, online content, and is a regular contributor to many professional publications. She also speaks nationally on clinical sports nutrition topics and high performance outcomes.

Jen also serves as an Adjunct Faculty member in the Department of Foods & Nutrition in UGA’s School of Family and Consumer Sciences and lectures on sports nutrition, foodservice operation and management, and clinical nutrition topics.  She is a clinical instructor and preceptor for dietetic interns and supervised practice experiences across the state and beyond, and is active in sports nutrition related research projects.

Originally from St. Albans, WV, Jen received her undergraduate degree in nutritional sciences from Cornell University and went on to earn her master's in clinical nutrition from the University of Kentucky. A multisport athlete growing up, Jen played basketball while at Cornell and has coached women's basketball at the high school and AAU levels.

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