Benefits, Categories & Fees

Benefits

The core, intangible benefit of being an SDA member is the connection it provides to  your fellow tribe.  Imagine advocating for your profession and the value of your work alone? Being a member of SDA will provide you the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded professionals who work with evidence-based sports nutrition across all levels.  

Your membership will also include the following:

  • Continuing education in sports nutrition
  • Access to state meetings and connecting with other members
  • Discounts to SDA courses and events
  • Access to resources (factsheets, eMags, industry updates)
  • Professional recognition
  • Networking opportunities
Category Description Criteria Annual Fee  
(inc gst)
Student Member Dietetic and Nutrition students interested in sports nutrition Currently studying any university degree related to dietetics or nutrition in Australia (fulltime) $65.00
Associate Member (incl. International)

Dietitians starting out on their sports nutrition career 

Experienced dietitians who do not specialise in sports but wish to be informed in the area of sports nutrition as a tool for working with occasional athletes and/or the non-athletic population 

Dietitians located outside of Australia or New Zealand

Qualifications in Dietetics

APD with DAA (or member of local dietetic association if overseas)

$140.00
Provisional Sports Dietitian

Graduates of SDA’s 4-day Sports Nutrition Course

On the pathway to becoming an Accredited Sports Dietitian through logging of SDA CDP points

Qualifications in Dietetics

APD with DAA or Registered NZ Dietitian

Completed SDA’s Sports Nutrition Course

$180.00
Accredited Sports Dietitian

Graduates of SDA’s 4-day Sports Nutrition Course and successfully logged 250 SDA CDP points.

Recognition by NSO’s and sporting leagues as qualified in the practice of sports nutrition

Qualifications in Dietetics

APD with DAA or Registered NZ Dietitian

2yrs+ clinical experience

Completed SDA’s Sports Nutrition Course

250 SDA CDP points (3yr reaccreditation cycle)

$245.00
Advanced Sports Dietitian Accredited Sports Dietitians with significant experience in sports nutrition

Qualifications in Dietetics

APD with DAA or Registered NZ Dietitian

5yrs+ clinical experience

Completed SDA’s Sports Nutrition Course

1500 SDA CDP points (3yr
reaccreditation cycle)

$245.00

Fellow (Research or Education)

Fellowships are awarded to sports dietitians who have achieved markers of excellence in sports nutrition practice, as well as service to SDA.

Interested applicants must submit an application and supporting material. Please contact us for more information or an application pack.