National Organization of Coaches Association Directors

Crystal Zabka-Belsky, Sports Nutrition Specialist

NOCAD Beyond the Game Professional Speakers

NOCAD is proud to endorse Crystal Zabka-Belsky, Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. Crystal is a Master’s level Sports Dietitian and Medical Nutrition Therapist with dual degrees in nutrition and exercise physiology and has published research and educational pieces related to dysfunctional eating and exercise patterns in athletics. Crystal serves nationally as a member of the Board Certified Specialists in Sports Dietetics examination committee, is on the governing panel for the credentialing of Registered Dietitians nationally, and has worked with the NCAA-SCAN initiative committee. Crystal has established a partnership with the Nebraska Coaches Association to provide sports nutrition education and guidance for high school athletes, parents and coaches. With nearly a decade of experience in both the eating disorder and substance abuse populations, Crystal also specializes in treating complex combinations of eating disorders, substance abuse and athletics. Crystal was a member of the Husker Spirit Squad at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln and spent nearly a decade as a volunteer coach for the cheer team. Crystal has presented seminars to a variety of high schools, colleges and universities related to cutting-edge sports nutrition topics including relative energy deficiency in sports, supplements, disordered eating and exercise, weight management, nutrient timing, sport-specific nutritional needs, nutrition strategies for traveling teams and much more.

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Target Groups:  Coaches, Parents, and Student-Athletes

Region:  MIdwest

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NOCAD Beyond the Game Professional Speakers