Sports Nutritionist Certification


ASFA’s Sports Nutritionist Certification is a continuing education option designed for experienced fitness professionals who want to appeal to clients interested in the nutritional aspects of fitness through selective niche marketing. The Sports Nutritionist Certification assists trainers in helping their clients meet their fitness goals more effectively through a solid knowledge base in nutrition.  

The Sports Nutritionist Certification is designed to benefit all fitness professionals as they enhance and solidify their understanding of the multi-faceted world of nutrition and how it relates to various sports and fitness concerns. The Sports Nutritionist Certification allows fitness professionals to showcase their specific expertise in nutrition, helping to give clients the confidence they need to more aggressively achieve their fitness goals—safely.  

With the Sports Nutritionist Certification, fitness professionals can help meet the needs of clients who know that nutrition is an integral part of their fitness routines. As potential clients become increasingly aware of nutrition and its importance to their work  – no matter what the sport — the Sports Nutritionist Certification prepares trainers to highlight the knowledge and experience they have earned through years of experience and study.

A Sports Nutritionist Certification from ASFA® can help the experienced fitness professional expand their career through:

  • Enhanced understanding of the relationship between particular sports and their key dietary considerations
  • Greater marketability through offering of maximum-impact training programs
  • Increased training effectiveness with clients with specific physical and nutritional needs
  • Greater ability to help clients maintain weight loss and training success

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