Kaila Olson, MS, RD, LD became the football program’s sports dietitian in July of 2019 after serving for two and a half years as a dietetic intern at Ohio State. In her role, Olson is responsible for assessing players’ nutritional and health needs and developing meal and nutrition plans to meet their goals.
In addition to her work in the athletics department, Olson also spent two years as a dietetic intern with the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She came to Ohio State following a one-year internship in sports nutrition at her alma mater, University of California, Davis.
While at UC Davis from 2012-16, Olson was a softball player for the Aggies and a National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar-Athlete. She graduated in 2016 with her bachelor’s degree in clinical nutrition and dietetics.