The Athleats Nutrition has a team of the best sports nutritionists to bring you an elite coaching experience.  Each of us are each committed to helping our clients reach their performance, body composition, strength and recovery goals. We are knowledgeable, experienced, and have worked with hundreds of clients ranging from every day gym-goes to professional athletes.

Our unique approach combines functional medicine with sports nutrition, focusing on your entire body and lifestyle addressing the root cause of any health conditions and apply them to your nutritional programming for optimal results.

We design individual programs based on each client’s lifestyle to reach peak athletic performance, overall health and body composition goals. Our programs include coaching on daily meal plans, nutritional content, shopping lists, supplements, dining at restaurants,  travel, accountability and lifestyle changes for long term success. We teach you how to eat for a lifetime.

Meet Our Team

Jaclyn Sklaver, MS, CNS, CDN, LDN

Jaclyn Sklaver, MS, CNS, LDN is a concierge sports nutritionist who works with the active population and the world’s top professional athletes to optimize performance, body composition and metabolic health.

Her practice, Athleats Nutrition is operated with the combined philosophy of both performance nutrition and functional medicine. This synergistic approach helps find the root cause of a wide range of health issues which can obstruct quality of life as well as athletic output. Jaclyn uses her years of experience to optimize health and correct existing obstacles which consequently improve immediate and long-term performance.  Her philosophy is that each individual requires their own tailored plan and approach.

In addition to supporting the active general population, she works year-round with professional athletes and high profile clients as a concierge nutritionist for peak performance. Jaclyn has worked with over 385 NFL and NBA Draft Prep athletes, 80 NFL & NBA vets and is nutritionist for the former World Heavy Weight Champion Deontay Wilder. She prepared Deontay for his final fight of the Wilder vs Fury trilogy weighing in at his career high and demonstrating world class performance in the ring.

Jaclyn has worked along with the top coaches in the business at Chip Smith Performance Systems, XPE Sports and Yo Murphy Performance  and is respected amongst the professional sports performance industry as one of the top nutritionist in the world.  Her work with the NFL Players Association’s PAIR program educates NFL players about best nutrition practices for recovery. She also works with UFC, NBA, ATP, WBA, PGA golfers, cyclists and CrossFit athletes. 

A few of her recent notable clients include Tyrod Taylor, Jorge Masvidal, Will Barton, Derrick Favors and Deontay Wilder.

In addition to professional athletes Jaclyn has an extensive profile of high school and college athletes assisting them in weight gain, performance and obtaining full scholarships. She also works with everyday gym goers.  For people looking deeper into their health, Jaclyn combines performance nutrition with functional medicine to find the root cause of many health issues, consequently improving her clients’ immediate performance and body composition. She has the experience and education to work with all diet types; educating clients on proper nutritional practices leading to sustained results. Jaclyn prides herself in the ability to understand science and share her knowledge with others.

Beyond performance Jaclyn’s expertise includes autoimmunity, gut health, hormone balance, stress & sleep regulation. Jaclyn uses ongoing research, cutting edge assessment tools and innovative lab testing to dial in metabolism, obtain long term results and optimize health for all of her clients

Jaclyn is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS), a Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist in both Florida and New York State, a NASM-certified personal trainer and a USAW-L1 weightlifting coach. Jaclyn holds a Masters of Science in Human Nutrition from The University of Bridgeport. She is a recipient of the 2020 Atlanta Women in Sports Trailblazer Award,  her work can be found in Muscle & Fitness Hers, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Shape, Fitness Magazine and CBS Sports.

Gabriela Barreto, MS, RD, CDN

Gabby is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Dietetic Nutritionist, and Personal Trainer specializing in sports and exercise performance, weight management, and disordered eating.  She obtained her Master’s in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from Columbia University, where she conducted research on nutrition knowledge and sports nutrition education interventions on Division I female athletes.  As for training, Gabby is a Certified Functional Strength Coach, Onnit Academy Kettlebell Specialist, and Kettlebell Athletics certified.

She has worked with Division I college athletes at St. Francis College and Long Island University helping student-athletes build eating habits and meal plans to support their athletic and academic career.  In addition, she has implemented sports nutrition plans for USTA Pros, endurance cyclists, marathon athletes, martial artists, and soccer players.

She is currently the Sports Nutritionist for the Hofstra University Dance Team. Gabby worked the front lines during COVID-19 as a RD at Northwell Hospital in NYC helping those in need of clinical nutrition interventions.

Making changes to improve your performance and lifestyle can be challenging, physically mentally and emotionally. Gabby’s approach to client care involves education and counseling to help you make these changes.  She considers her client’s goals while counseling them to maintain a healthy mental and emotional attitude in the process.

Jessica Coghill, MS, CNS

Mind Body Connection

Jessica Coghill is a Board Certified Functional Nutritionist with an MS in Clinical Nutrition, a Certified Reiki Practitioner, and die-hard lover of delicious food and all things nature.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude from The University of Bridgeport, a top university for integrative medicine. Jessica practices Reiki, which she studied at The Omega Center in Rhinebeck, N.Y. Through this, Jessica  has seen first-hand the tremendous physical and mental therapeutic quality of combining energy work, functional nutrition, and mindfulness.

Before finding this path, Jessica had endless struggles with various health conditions. Once she began applying functional nutrition to herself, her health greatly improved. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience with her clients. Jessica is extremely detail oriented and focused on medical nutrition therapy. She creates detailed menus and meal plans to assist clients in their transition through healing along with personalized coaching to make the process easy and successful.

Heather McBride, BS

Intuitive Eating, Reverse Dieting, Weight Class Sports

Heather McBride is a Nutrition Coach and completed a BS in Human Nutrition and Foods (ACEND) with honors from the University of Houston. Heather is currently working on an MS in Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University and is on track to graduate in December 2021. Heather also is a USAW-L1 Olympic Weightlifting Coach. She found her love for nutrition after battling an eating disorder through high school and early in her undergrad. After educating herself on the nutrition, she decided to pursue the field as a career and hasn’t looked back.

Heather is a competitor and coach for the sport of Olympic Weightlifting and has competed for the last few years at University/U25 Nationals. In addition to the general population, Heather has worked with Professional Boxers, Muay Thai Fighters, Tennis Players, and Team USA/National Level Olympic Weightlifters. She believes health and athletic performance can co-exist by providing individualized nutrition and encouraging continued education for not only herself but also her clients. Heather also loves to help general weight loss clients heal their relationship with food through intuitive eating and behavior change. 

You can find Heather at the gym training for competition, coaching, or at the local coffee shop with a pastry and nutrition book in hand. Heather is always looking to try new restaurants around Houston and indulge in the sweet balance between being an athlete and enjoying good food.

Chris Isner, BS

Student and Youth Athletes

Chris is a performance nutritionist, coach and speaker who specializes in sports and exercise performance, weight management and educating our youth on nutrition.  He obtained his bachelor’s degree in nutrition sciences from University of Delaware, where he conducted research on sports nutrition and protein deficiency among athletes during pubescent years. He has continued his education in areas of holistic health and the psychology of food.

He has worked with Division I. II and III college athletes across the U.S, helping student-athletes build efficient eating habits and meal plans to support their athletic and academic career.  In addition, he has implemented sports nutrition plans for NFL, MLB & NHL professional athletes, USA Women’s Rugby Olympian’s, marathon athletes, mma, and soccer players. He is currently the Performance Nutritionist for Spellman Performance team.

Making changes to improve your performance and lifestyle can be challenging, especially when you don’t know what to do. Chris’s approach to client care involves education around real life applications and counseling to help you solidify these changes.  He considers his client’s goals while counseling them to see how nutrition effects almost everything we do in life. How we think, feel and react are a direct result of what we eat.

Media Articles Featuring Athleats Expertise

Musle & Fitness
Musle & Fitness

Best Cardio Exercises

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Muscle & Fitness

Training Secrets

Men's Journal UFC Workouts
Men’s Journal UFC Workouts

#4 Workout by Jaclyn Sklaver

Research Study
Research Study

Peformance & Body Composition Assesments of Football Players

Muscle & Fitness
Muscle & Fitness

Post workout food tips

The Real Skinny on Fat
The Real Skinny on Fat

Ketogenic diets for athletes

SuperBowl 53 CBS News
SuperBowl 53 CBS News
Time Out New York Kids
Time Out New York Kids

When your kid feels wiped out

FanGirl Sports Network
FanGirl Sports Network

Get My Job Podcast

Muscle & Fitness Magazine
Muscle & Fitness Magazine

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Speaking Engagements and Educational Seminars

Athleats provides educational seminars and lectures on proper nutrition and wellness lifestyle practices. We speak with coaches, athletes, corporations, doctors, and physical therapists.

Our topics include:

  • Wellness Habits & Increased Productivity
  • Healthy Urban Eating, Tips for the Urban Professional
  • Meal Prep Guidance and Education
  • Post Injury Recovery
  • Relaxation Techniques and Stress Management
  • Increasing Client and Athlete Performance Through Sports Nutrition
  • High School & College Athlete Education on Habit Changes, Increased Performance and Healthy Lifestyle

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