As a registered dietitian and board certified specialist in sports dietetics, Lindsey Remmers joined the Nebraska Athletic Department as a full-time staff member in 2008 and serves as the director of sports nutrition.
In her role, Remmers works to help integrate healthy choices and optimal fueling into daily training routines for all of Nebraska's 24 varsity sports. She provides individual nutritional counseling that focuses on individual performance fueling strategies, hydration and proper supplementation, team nutrition education sessions, on-site and travel meal management, body composition analysis, and eating disorder prevention and counseling. Remmers also assists with the daily operations of the Training Table, administering the food labeling system and participating on the menu management team.
Previously, Remmers served as a volunteer intern for the nutrition staff in 2005, and was promoted to graduate assistant in 2006. She served as the associate director of sports nutrition for the Huskers from 2008 to 2011. Originally from Filley, Neb., she obtained her bachelor of science degree in human nutrition from Winthrop University in South Carolina, where she was also a member of the volleyball team. She helped Winthrop to a pair of conference championships as an athlete and another as a volunteer coach.
Remmers also serves on the Board of Directors for the Collegiate and Sports Dietitians Association. She earned her master's degree in health and human sciences, specializing in exercise science from the University of Nebraska in 2008.