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Cowboys, Astros dietitians to speak
CORPUS CHRISTI -- Sports dietitians for the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Astros will be among the lineup of speakers addressing coaches and other professionals who influence student athletes at the Sports Nutrition Conference Thursday, July 18, in Corpus Christi.
The conference, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Corpus Christi Emerald Beach located at 1102 South Shoreline Drive in Corpus Christi.
The speakers include Roberta Anding, sports dietitian for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, and the Rice Owls; and Amy Goodson, sports dietitian for the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, and the Ben Hogan Sports Medicine Center.
Anding’s talk is titled “Dietary supplements: Keeping your athletes clean, safe and legal; Pre- and post-game day nutrition.” Goodson’s talk is “Sports nutrition and the competitive edge.”
The conference is sponsored by Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s department of kinesiology, and the Gatorade Sports Science Institute.
The fee prior to the early registration deadline on Monday, July 8, is $60 for educators and $40 for students. Late registration is $70 for educators and $50 for students. Registration and reservation information can be found online at
For more information, contact Elaine Fries at 361-265-9203.
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