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Last Name

Fernandes

Nickname

sfernandes

First Name

Stephanie

Organization

Performance RD for the Texas Rangers & Toyota Racing

Profession

Strength Coach

Education

University

Clemson University

Education Level

Bachelors

Degree

Biological Sciences

University

Florida International University

Education Level

Master of Science

Degree

Nutrition & Dietetics

Certifications

Professional Certifications

RD/LDN

Professional Certifications

ISAK I

Professional Certifications

METS I

Professional Certifications

CISSN

Experience

Employer

Texas Rangers

Title

Coordinator of Performance Nutrition & Performance RD

Description

Oversee all aspects of the nutrition department for 250+ athletes at the Major and all Minor League affiliates.

Work within a multidisciplinary team to address player development and acute needs at both the Major League and Minor League levels. As a performance dietitian, work with athletes to assess dietary, hydration and metabolic needs, develop individualized nutrition programming, and coach athletes through their nutrition at all levels. With the Rangers, I have developed and delivered an education curriculum through in-person & virtual sessions, grocery store tours, cooking classes, social media and print materials, and “on the fly”.

Other aspects of my work with the Rangers:
– Collaborate with culinary staff on menu development, implementation, and execution for all pre-and post-game meals in
– Coordinate with caterers, restaurants, and clubhouse managers for all meals on the road for the Major League team
– Oversee all Minor League pre-and post-game meals at home and away, and monitor compliance to nutrition program standards
– Evaluate, order, distribute of NSF Certified for Sport supplements and MLB compliant functional food/beverage items

Employer

Toyota Racing Development

Title

Performance RD

Employer

Critical Reload

Title

Director of Nutrition Education