Jessalyn ODonnell

Vancouver Island - Central Coast
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Jessalyn ODonnell

Profession:
Dietitian
Specialty:
Vancouver Island - Central Coast
Victoria, BC
No Clinic Provided

Being passionate about sports and health all Jessalyn's life attracted her to the field of sports nutrition. Jessalyn graduated from McGill University with a major in Dietetics and minor in Kinesiology, and went on to complete a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Nutrition from the International Olympic Committee. With her work experience at the Canadian Sport Institute, Thrifty Foods, through her own business and at The Health & Performance Center in Guelph (internship), Jessalyn has had experience working with individuals and groups with a variety of ages, backgrounds and beliefs. She has worked with recreational and elite athlete groups alike, in a variety of sports such as running, rugby, swimming, rowing, figure skating, triathlon, boccia (paralympic) and ultra running. With her experience as a competitive runner (competing at world and university level) as well as participation in a variety of sports such as soccer, rugby, rowing, rock climbing and mountaineering, Jessalyn relates well with athletes, offering practical, engaging, evidence-based information to individual and groups of athletes.

viaSport Return to Sport

As of March 11, 2022:

  • Masks are no longer required.
    • Individual businesses and event organizers can choose to continue requiring masks on their premises.
    • Reminder to the sport community to be respectful of people's differing comfort levels and that as we transition into this period, people may still choose to wear their mask.

As of April 8, 2022, proof of vaccine will no longer be required.

  • Individual businesses and event organizers can choose to continue requiring proof of vaccination for entry.
  • Additional guidance may be in place. See the Province of B.C.'s provincial restrictions page for more information.