Crystal graduated from the Queens Health Region/UPEI integrated internship in October of 2002. During this time Crystal completed a portion of her internship in sports nutrition in Halifax, NS with Pam Lynch where she had the opportunity to work with the World Junior Hockey Team.
She has always been very passionate about sports nutrition and played numerous sports during her high school years. She worked as a dietitian back on the East Coast for the PEI Healthy Eating Alliance as the Provincial Coordinator for School Healthy Eating Programs, UFIT Fitness and Wellness Company, and in Halifax, NS as a dietitian for the Atlantic Superstore.
Crystal became a member on the Sports Nutrition Advisory Committee in 2005 and Canfit Pro Member in 2006. Crystal has done numerous sport specific presentations and nutritional consults, as a consultant for the Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic. She had been a member of the Dalhousie University Sports Nutrition Team, where she worked with the men and women’s hockey and volleyball teams helping their athletes improve their sport.
To be the best athlete you can be you must also focus on your nutrition as some would say ‘you compete as you eat’. Knowledge is power!. Fuel not only your body but also your mind.