Owner, Performance & Nutrition Coaching


KRISTA AUSTIN, PhD, CSCS, is an exercise physiologist, nutritionist, and NSCA-certified strength and conditioning specialist. She is also a research associate with the International Center for East African Running Studies.

Austin was a performance nutritionist with the English Institute of Sport, where she provided services to 18 Olympic sports and the England cricket team. Most recently she served as a physiologist with the United States Olympic Committee, where she worked with multiple sports in preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games.

Austin is owner of Performance & Nutrition Coaching, LLC, which provides physiological testing, nutrition, and coaching education to professional and amateur athletes as well as Olympic national teams, including athletes competing for USA

Track & Field, USA Canoe/Kayak, USA Wrestling, USA Taekwondo and USA Triathlon. She also currently serves as the nutritionist for Michael Johnson Performance.

A former collegiate tennis player, she obtained a PhD in movement science from Florida State University and holds a master’s degree in exercise physiology from Sand Diego State University. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and has also served as associate editor of the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism.