Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN, CSSD, CSCS is a Master’s level registered dietitian, nationally recognized speaker, nutrition therapist, and author. She owns Schilling Nutrition LLC, a Las Vegas-based coaching practice, specializing in nutrition counseling for families, those of all ages with disordered eating concerns, and professional athletes and performers. Having been an athlete, Leslie understands the nutritional needs, psychological demands, and multi-faceted aspects of sport. Early in her career, she began working with competitive athletes and professional basketball players in Memphis, TN. Leslie’s education and experience span far beyond her graduate degree in nutrition and exercise physiology emphasis.
Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) working with athletes across the spectrum
20 years’ experience in the field of nutrition and sport science
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Sport Nutritionist for the 2014-2015 Memphis Grizzlies NBA team
Performance Nutrition Consultant for Cirque du Soleil®
Veteran Member of the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA)
Creator of the Born To Eat® approach and co-author of the award-winning book, Born To Eat
In addition to her sport and wellness focus, Leslie has worked across many practice settings including nutrition research, acute care and outpatient pediatrics, adult and pediatric weight concerns, as well as in recreational and professional athletic training facilities. She also values serving in academic settings. Leslie held adjunct instructor status in the Graduate Nutrition Program at the University of Memphis and is currently a guest lecturer at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).
With her warm, compassionate, and entertaining personality, Leslie been featured in media outlets like Women’s Health, Self, Pregnancy Magazine, The Yoga Journal, Bicycling, BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, US News & World Report, and on HGTV. As a born speaker, Leslie has been invited to provide nutrition programs to athletic teams, military groups, corporate meetings, and professional organizations across the nation.