Minor League Performance Dietitian

Philadelphia Phillies
Clearwater, FL

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Philadelphia Phillies MiLB Performance Dietitian will assist the Nutrition Coordinator with providing nutrition services to Phillies minor league athletes. Primary responsibilities include; Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to implement the Phillies nutrition philosophy, develop & streamline nutrition education throughout the organization, facilitate the delivery of high-quality food, beverages and supplements to aid in performance, participate in small group and 1:1 education to players and staff with practical solutions for philosophy implementation.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement Phillies nutrition philosophies and standards across the Minor Leagues 
  • Coordinate meals with clubhouse managers, caterers and/or chefs at both home and road locations. 
  • Occasional travel to minor league affiliates, both at home and on the road, to meet individually with players, provide education, and evaluate the meals and snacks provided
  • Help manage fueling stations; including stocking/organizing, ordering product and assisting athletes with smoothies
  • Manage nutrition needs according to the MiLB budget
  • Assess and analyze dietary habits, body composition, hydration practices and energy balance of players as it relates to their athletic performance 
  • Conduct nutrition consultations to provide individualized nutrition strategies for players based on needs and/or goals
  • Integrate with sport coaches, strength and conditioning staff, sports medicine staff to ensure a comprehensive approach to training, nutrition and recovery, as well as aiding in the treatment of nutritional-related medical issues
  • Integrate with athletic training, rehab, and strength and conditioning staff to ensure a comprehensive approach for players rehabbing from an injury
  • Oversee body composition assessments for assigned minor league affiliates 
  • Stay up to date on scientific research and trends in performance nutrition 
  • Assist with NSF Certified for Sports supplement ordering and inventory management
  • Monitor the use of supplements by each player, promoting the NSF Certified for Sport program
  • Integrate nutrition protocols and education with injured players. 
  • Provide performance nutrition education through created documents, presentations, digital communication and other various teaching methods 
  • Work with the Nutrition Coordinator in the development of education and growth for the Philadelphia Phillies Nutrition program  
  • Help to create a curriculum of culinary performance methods and techniques (i.e. cooking classes/demos) 
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the Nutrition Coordinator 
  • Maintain effective communication regarding athlete nutrition with the Nutrition Coordinator, strength and conditioning coaches and athletic trainers
  • Hours include nights, weekends, some holidays 
  • Days may include long standing durations and lifting heavy objects 
  • Assist with off-season camps in Clearwater, FL 
  • Assist with off-season camps at the Phillies Academy in Boca Chica DR, as needed 

Qualifications: 

A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) who: 

  • Minimum of 1-year of experience working with collegiate or professional athletes in an internship or a full-time job
  • Foodservice/catering experience
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office, Google Drive, OneDrive and other forms of document creating and sharing
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and record keeping skills
  • Has an extremely flexible schedule with willingness to work any time of the week 
  • Hard-working, enthusiastic, and professional

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional proficiency in Spanish