Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LDN is a registered and licensed Dietian who serves as the Sports Dietitian and Nutrition Consultant for Tulane University’s Athletic Department, Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine’s NFL Players Association Brain and Body program, Fairchild Sports Performance in Houston, Traction Center for Sports Excellence and Covington Orthooedics, both in Louisiana.. He was the Sports Dietitian for the NFL New Orleans Saints from 2006-2013 and the NBA New Orleans Pelicans from 2008-2013.
He worked closely with boxing champions Roy Jones Jr. and Bernard Hopkins to help them retain their titles and has consulted with numerous Olympic, NFL, MLB and NBA athletes. He is the co-founder and Director of Sports Nutrition education for My Sports Dietitian, an online sports nutrition education company that helps athletes improve their eating habits to enhance performance, recovery and health, and My Sports Dietitian University, an online Sports Nutrition Mentorship program for students interested in becoming more competent in the field of sports nutrition.
He has worked with dietary supplement companies on product formulation and education and is a regular presenter and lecturer at local, state and national conferences on Dietary Supplement Use in Young Athletes, Dietary Supplement Safety for High School, College and Professional Athletes and Sports Nutrition Principles for Athletes.
He obtained a Master’s of Science Degree in Kinesiology and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Louisiana State University. He is a member of the College and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA), the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) and Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionist (SCAN) groups. He also serves as the Sports Dietitian for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s Sports Medicine Advisory Board.
Tavis is an active athlete, enjoys playing guitar, spending time with his wife and daughter, collecting sports memorabilia, and rooting for the NFL Saints and the MLB Chicago Cubs. He resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.