Scott Sehnert
Scott Sehnert

Sports Dietitian



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By Sports Dietitian, Scott Sehnert

Scott Sehnert joined the Auburn University Sports Medicine staff in August 2009. In his role as Sports Dietitian he oversees the sports nutrition needs for AU's 21 varsity sports including nutrition education, counseling, training tables, body composition analysis, and supplement evaluation.

Sehnert holds a Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics from Ball State University, where he was also a varsity student-athlete. He earned his first Master's Degree in Nutritional Sciences with a wellness and sports nutrition emphasis from the University of Kentucky while completing his clinical training at UK's Chandler Medical Center and the Lexington V.A. Hospital. He received his second Master's Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in exercise physiology from Michigan State University.

After completing his first master's degree and clinical training, he spent three months as an intern with the U.S. Speed Skating Team and the University of Utah sports nutrition program. Prior to coming to Auburn, he held a similar position at Michigan State University where he coordinated the sports nutrition services for their student-athletes.

Sehnert is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with the American Dietetic Association (ADA) and is a member of the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) dietetic practice group. Scott also holds certifications with the ADA as a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD), and with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He serves on the Board of Directors for the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA).

Sehnert is married to the former Beth Romick of Evansville, Ind. The couple welcomed their first child, Leland Matthew in March 2010.

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