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Melissa Allen

Dietitian

Melissa joined the CSCA team in 2018.  Originally from Alberta, Melissa has called Halifax home since 2010.  Melissa’s area is expertise is Dietetics.  Melissa focuses on

Nutrition for the Women’s Canoe/Kayak, plus some nutrition work with IST. 

Melissa has a professional interest in working with athletes to discover the increased mental, physical and performance potential proper nutrition can provide.  Melissa also believes in working with coaches, parents, and athletes to remove the stigma of “good and “bad” foods.

Melissa is passionate about working in sport because she has seen how it can increase confidence, bridge gaps, create passion, develop teamwork skills and improve our overall health.

When not at work, Melissa can be found either running in the woods, riding her bike or out on her skate skis.