Erica Capellino joins Herbalife Nutrition and the LA Galaxy as a Sports Performance Dietitian. Capellino is a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist who focuses on sports, performance and longevity nutrition.
As a varsity cross country and track and field captain and student-athlete, she received a Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan & Longevity, a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology with an emphasis in Applied Physiology and a Minor in Sports Media Studies from the University of Southern California.
Upon graduating USC, Capellino worked in Performance Nutrition with the Los Angeles Rams, implementing and expanding nutrition related sport science to enhance performance and recovery. She then became the first full-time Team Dietitian for the Los Angeles Chargers. In ensuring nutrition consistency and integrity at home and on the road, Capallino coordinated nutrition for international NFL games in London and Mexico City.
On top of her experience in football, Capellino worked as a dietitian with the United States Olympic Committee and Team USA, providing optimal training, recovery and nutrition environments in national and international Olympic Games for both the Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Teams.
Her primary roles are to fuel the LA Galaxy teams through Performance Nutrition and promote personalized longevity on and off the field.