Groovin Guru of Nutrition
Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a sports dietitian in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in speech communications from Texas Christian University in 2003 and went on to get her Masters in Exercise and Sports Nutrition in 2006 while also obtaining her registration and license to become a registered dietitian.
Currently Amy is the sports dietitian at Ben Hogan Sports Medicine where she works with athletes of all levels, serves as a media dietitian and speaks to sports teams as well as at a variety of nutrition, athletic training and coaching conferences. She is the sports dietitian for Texas Christian University where she gives sports nutrition talks, consults with individual athletes, plans pre/post-game meals for teams, writes training table menus, and has created a variety of sports nutrition resources for athletes including a comprehensive nutrition guide and a DVD performance grocery shopping tour. In addition she serves as the registered dietitian for the Executive Health Program and is the nutrition media spokesperson for Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.
Amy works on performance nutrition with golfers from high school to those playing professionally on the PGA Tour® and is also the consulting sports dietitian for the Texas Rangers Major League Baseball team and the Dallas Stars National Hockey League. Amy works with a handful of UFC fighters and in 2011 will join the sports dietitian team for the USA Track and Field Organization. Her services include sports nutrition assessment, individualized meal planning, customized menus with chef services, grocery shopping trips, and one-one follow-up.
In addition, she teaches undergraduate sports nutrition for Texas Woman’s University in Denton, TX and is an adjunct faculty member at Texas Christian University. Amy is a member of the American Dietetic Association, Texas Dietetic Association, and SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition), the national sports nutrition organization. She is a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) and was named as “Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year” for the state of Texas in 2008. Her passion is to continue working on sports performance nutrition with athletes of all levels.