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Proper nutrition is important for athletes to perform to the best of their ability. No matter how hard athletes train, if they are not eating the right things before practice to give them adequate energy, or after practice to help them recover properly, it will be very difficult for them to perform to the best of their ability. Through our services, our mission is to teach our athletes simple nutritional strategies that can help enhance their athletic performance. 

For nutrition counseling, contact Coach Carolyn:


Meet Carolyn Stocker, MS, RD, CSCS, FMS

Carolyn Stocker, MS, RD, CSCS, FMS will enter her first year as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach and Coordinator of Sports Nutrition during the 2018-19 academic year. Stocker recently completed her Master's degree in Strength and Conditioning from Springfield College, where she was a strength coach for the men's and women's cross country and distance track team, as well as a sports dietitian for all teams.

Stocker, a Springfield, Mass. native, graduated from the University of Maine in Orono, Maine in 2015 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Human Nutrition, a Didactic Program in Dietetics. After completing her Bachelor's, Stocker finished her dietetic internship at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass.  After completing the internship, Stocker sat for the registration exam and became a Registered Dietitian in August of 2016. 

A talented endurance athlete through high school and at the Division I University of Maine, Stocker continues her athletic pursuits racing for the United States Track & Field Club team, Western Mass Distance Project and the United States Snowshoe Team.



What does Pride Nutrition Offer?

Nutrition screenings for every athlete
Individual nutrition  assessments and counseling
Team talks
Nutrition education postings throughout campus
Grocery store tours
Cooking demos
Dining hall tours


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