Class of 2009

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Ian Hasegawa

City & country of residence
Hawaii, United States

My work
Currently I serve as an assistant strength & conditioning coach at the University of Hawaii where I coordinate the year round training program for the Men's and Women's Swim team. In addition, I instruct an undergraduate kinesiology and leisure science c

My current sports nutrition practice
I am a full-time Nutritional Sciences graduate student at the University of Hawaii-Manoa.

My goals in sports nutrition
To complete both the IOC sports nutrition program and my graduate degree in nutritional sciences. To increase the interaction between the University of Hawaii's nutritional science and athletic departments with the intention of developing a sports nutrit

My own sporting background
NCAA division II soccer player (1999-2003). Since then I have developed a new passion for the sport of brazilian jiu jitsu.

My favourite sporting moment or heroes
The United States Men's National Soccer team's 1-0 loss to Germany in the 2002 World Cup quarterfinal match. Although it was a disapointing loss, since then the United States has established itself as a legitimate soccer competitor on the international l

My favourite foods
I love all sushi, however, my favorite would have to be maguro (ahi) nigiri. More recently, I have become a big fan of acai.