Our Members

Our members provide accurate diet and nutritional information and advice, based on scientific evidence, to promote healthy eating and enhance the health and performance of all active Australians. They’ll help you reach your personal best – now and for the rest of your life.

Minimum academic requirements for Accredited Sports Dietitians include a Bachelor of Science degree with post-graduate qualifications in dietetics, as well as further sports nutrition accredited studies and practical experience.

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SDA Fellows

Fellowships are awarded to Accredited Sports Dietitians who have achieved markers of excellence in their chosen practice, as well as service to SDA.  This model is based on the Fellowship scheme undertaken by the American College of Sports Medicine.

SDA congratulates the following inspirational practitioners and thanks them for making such an outstanding contribution to the field of sports nutrition in both research and education.

SDA Fellows: Karen Inge, Ruth Logan, Prof Deb Kerr, Prof Fiona Pelly, Dr Liz Broad, Holly Frail (retd), Kerry Leech, Assoc Prof Gregory Cox, Sarah Dacres-Manning, Greg Shaw, Nikki Jeacocke, Kellie Hogan, Dr Alan McCubbin, Lisa Middleton, Assoc Prof Gary Slater, Dr Janelle Gifford and Prof Ben Desbrow.

Honorary Life Members

SDA also congratulates inaugural Life Members Glenn Cardwell,  Lorna Garden, Assoc Prof Helen O’Connor (posthumously) and Professor Louise Burke OAM for their outstanding contribution to the existence and effectiveness of SDA during their membership.