Jaclyn Sklaver, MS, CNS, CDN, LDN

sports nutritionist with football

Jaclyn Sklaver is a nationally recognized sports nutritionist who works with gym enthusiasts and the world’s top professional athletes to optimize performance, body composition and metabolic health. She is the former Head of Performance nutrition for the Orlando Magic NBA team.

Jaclyn’s practice, Athleats Nutrition is operated with the combined philosophy of both performance nutrition and functional medicine. Jaclyn uses her years of experience to optimize health and correct existing obstacles which improve immediate and long-term performance.  Her philosophy is that each individual requires their own tailored plan and approach.  Jaclyn’s attention to detail, extensive knowledge and years of experience educating and coaching clients set her apart from the rest. 

Worked With


NFL & NBA Draft Prep Athletes


NFL & NBA Draft Picks


NFL & NBA Vets


Olympic Athletes

Notable Clients

Tyrod Taylor

NFL Quarterback

Deontay Wilder

Former WBC Heavyweight Champion

Steve McLendon

NFL Player, Super Bowl Champion

Jorge Masvidal

UFC Fighter

Will Barton

NBA Player

Derrick Favors

NBA Player

John Jenkins

NFL Player

Noah Igbinoghene

NFL Player, Miami Dolphins

About Jaclyn

Jaclyn Sklaver, MS, CNS, CDN, LDN

Jaclyn works year-round with professional athletes and high profile clients as a concierge nutritionist for peak performance. She has worked with 410 NFL and NBA Draft Prep athletes, 80 NFL & NBA vets and is nutritionist for the former World Heavyweight 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.

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.

Certifications & Awards

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.