Kristen Gravani, RD

Director of Sports Nutrition, Stanford Athletics

    Kristen Gravani joined Stanford University as the Director of Sports Nutrition in 2015.
    In her current role, as Director of Olympic Sports Nutrition, she oversees performance nutrition services, staff, education, programmed meals and fueling for all 35 Olympic Sports programs. She works with to improve performance, recovery, and injury prevention, collaborating on both team and individualized student-athlete care.

    Prior to her current role, Kristen established the full time Sports Nutrition programs at both University of Washington (2015) and Florida State Athletics (2011), the latter of which she coordinated all individual, team, and sideline nutrition for the 2013 Orange Bowl and 2014 BCS Football National Championship seasons. In previous roles, she has worked with Olympic and professional athletes in numerous sports, including Gymnastics, MLB, NHL, and NFL.

    Originally from Ithaca, NY, Kristen graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in nutritional sciences, and honors distinction in research. She completed her M.S. in sports nutrition with a dietetic internship at Florida State University, while serving as a graduate assistant with football.

    Kristen is a registered dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Board Certified in Sports Dietetics, and an active member of the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietetic Association (CPSDA). She currently serves as the CPSDA Power 5 Representative for the Pac12.