Kelly realized the connection between nutrition and performance as a high school athlete. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, with a minor in exercise science, while competing for four years as a Division I swimmer at the University of Connecticut. From UConn, Kelly completed her dietetic internship at the University at Buffalo where she founded the internship rotation with the athletics department. She continued to work with their athletes while completing her Masters Degree in nutrition with an emphasis in exercise physiology. She has held her board certification as a specialist in sports dietetics since 2014.
While working as an associate professor, teaching nutrition, sports nutrition and creating an exercise physiology program, Kelly was also working with high school and collegiate athletes one-on-one and in group settings. She has helped a variety of teams locally in greater Philadelphia as well as virtually across the nation. Kelly has also consulted with organizations such as USA Swimming, the Philadelphia Phillies, New York Road Runners, and the MLB and is nationally recognized in the media as a nutrition expert.
As a business-owner and parent who maintains a high level of fitness, Kelly continues to relate to athlete’s needs for easy, practical solutions that optimize energy levels as well as physical and mental performance. She has a hand in development and approval of all resources created for and available on this site, ensuring they have the best interests athletes in mind, not only from a performance perspective, but also with in terms of health and wellness.