Class of 2016

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Nancy Rocha

City & country of residence
McAllen, United States

My work
University of Texas-Pan American

My current sports nutrition practice
Sports Nutritionist for athletic teams at the University of Texas-Pan American

My goals in sports nutrition
Keep learning to be able to touch the lives of as many athletes as possible and help each reach their maximum potential

My own sporting background
Triathlete, Tennis player, Golfer and avid yoga and Pilates practitioner and teacher

My favourite sporting moment or heroes
Recently, when the Spurs won the basketball championship after being so close last year!

My favourite foods
Chia pudding fruit bowl, but anything healthy will do :) I like guilt-free eating and as I tell my patients, I "eat to fuel, not to fill"

Other things of interest about me
I love to bake healthy power sweets like carrot cake, german chocolate cake and banana nut bread

Highlights of my year
I spent the summer in California at a 200-hour yoga teacher training. The yoga was amazing, the scenery breath-taking and the experience life-changing