About Amy


Amy Goodson


Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian and consultant in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with an emphasis in overall health, wellness, and sports nutrition. She is also a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. Amy is a speaker, spokesperson, and writer, and passionate about communicating positive nutrition messages to consumers. Amy has over seventeen years of experience as a sports dietitian and has worked with Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, Texas Christian University Athletics, the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers and their minor league affiliates, FC Dallas Soccer, the NBA G League, the Alliance of American Football League, many PGA Tour players, as well as with many middle school, high school, and endurance athletes. She also works with the everyday exercising population to improve health and wellness.

Amy is a media spokesperson with over 1400 media placements in a variety of media outlets locally and nationally. As a veteran on-air nutrition expert, she works to leverage multi-platform media opportunities on broadcast, digital, and social media nation-wide. Amy is on the Medical Expert Board for Eat This Not That and an ambassador/speaker for the American Heart Association, National Dairy Council, and National Cattleman’s Beef Association, a speaker for Gatorade Sports Science Institute, and is a partner with Natural Delights Dates and Texas Beef Council. In collaboration with Texas Beef Council, she is the creator of the Sports Nutrition Game Plan, a free sports nutrition program for high schools. She also consults for Catalyst Training Lab where she provides international education and training for dietitians in five Middle Eastern countries. She also speaks at a variety of nutrition, athletic training, and coaching conferences in addition to providing health and nutrition presentations to various businesses and companies.

Amy is the author of The Sports Nutrition Playbook, a play-by-play on sports nutrition for athletes, parents, coaches and trainers. Its portable, flipbook size is perfect for a gym bag or weight room. She is also the co-author of Swim, Bike, Run – Eat, a sports nutrition book for triathletes and the nutrition contributor to retired NFL player Donald Driver’s book, The 3-D Body Revolution. Amy is the owner Amy Goodson RD Courses, a business providing education resources and courses to help dietetic students, interns, and registered dietitians determine and take the steps necessary to reach their dream career.

Amy received her Bachelor of Science in speech communications from Texas Christian University and Master of Science in exercise and sports nutrition from Texas Woman’s University. She is also a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics and adjunct professor at TWU.

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Professional Organizations

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association
  • Dietitians in Business and Communications Dietetic Practice Group
  • Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group
  • Sports and Human Performance Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group
  • Women In Sports and Events (WISE)
  • TCU Alumni Association
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  • Sports Dietetics-USA Leadership Team, Newsletter Editor, 2007 – 2018
  • Texas Dietetic Association Leadership Committee, Newsletter Editor, 2007 – 2011
  • Dallas Dietetic Association Fun Run Committee Chair, 2006 – 2008
  • Dallas Dietetic Association Executive Board, 2008 – 2012
  • Dallas Dietetic Association Executive Board President, 2010 – 2011
  • Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association Board, March 2011 – March 2013
  • Dairy MAX Health and Wellness Advisory Council Member, 2011 – 2017
  • Texas Academy Public Relations Chair, June 2012 – May 2014 and June 2017 – 2018
  • Texas Academy Northeast Region Area Liaison, July 2016 – 2020
  • Texas Academy Director of Communications, June 2018 – 2020


  • Dallas Dietetic Association Volunteer of the Year Award, 2007
  • Texas Dietetic Association Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award, 2008
  • Dallas Dietetic Association Media Dietitian Award, 2012
  • Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Media Award, 2014