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Jennifer Gibson
Sports Science Coordinator and Dietician

Jennifer Gibson is in her third season as the Bears sports science coordinator & sport dietitian.

Gibson has over a decade of experience in elite sport. Previous to the Bears, she was a senior sport dietitian and applied physiologist with the United States Olympic Committee and within the Canadian Olympic sport system (2006-2015). Her sports included...

Jennifer Gibson is in her third season as the Bears sports science coordinator & sport dietitian.

Gibson has over a decade of experience in elite sport. Previous to the Bears, she was a senior sport dietitian and applied physiologist with the United States Olympic Committee and within the Canadian Olympic sport system (2006-2015). Her sports included combat, acrobat, team and winter sports. She also consulted in professional sports, including the New Orleans Saints (2013-15), Vancouver Whitecaps of the MLS (2006-2011), the Women's Tennis Association Pro Tour (2006-2013) and within the NBA (2013-2014). She has traveled to over 20 countries to service her athletes, including two Olympic Games (2010, 2012), two Pan American Games (2007, 2011), one Canada Winter Games (2007), six world championships and over 30 professional tournaments. Gibson also served as an adjunct sport nutrition lecturer for the University of Colorado - Colorado Springs (2011-2015), and is active in research, having published nine peer reviewed scientific papers and seven book contributions.

Gibson completed her bachelor's degree at Ryerson University and her dietetic education at the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada. Her masters in Exercise Science was completed at the University of Victoria in Victoria, Canada. She is a distinguished graduate of the International Olympic Committee Diploma in Sport Nutrition and a Level III certified anthropometrist with the International Society for the Advancement of Anthropometry. Jennifer is also a Board Certified Specialist in Sport Dietetics with the American Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition.

Jennifer and her husband Jason are Canadian natives.