Performance Nutrition and Sports Supplement Coach


Authors: National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC), Vince Andrich, and Adel Moussa

This course will take you to a level of nutrition knowledge that only the experts truly know. Since nutrition is one of the most important components in guiding your clients to successfully obtaining their fitness goals, this course will give you the tools to offer the most complete fitness solutions available.

Education Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Prerequisites: This course may be taken as a standalone for CEC credit. If pursuing a certification, this course requires completion of the Nutrition Coach Foundations Certification

This course can be taken alone for continuing education, or as an Advanced Certification with the NAFC Nutrition Coach Foundations Certification as a prerequisite.

Target Audience: Health-Fitness Professionals, Allied Health and Medical Professionals.


Course Information

  • Performance Nutrition and Sports Supplement Coach PDF Manual 
  • Performance Nutrition and Sports Supplement Coach Theory Exam

Time to Complete: 18 Months to complete Examination Process

Course Access: Continued access with updates available

After completing this course you will be able to:

  1. Describe Nutrition Coaching in the 21st
  2. Discuss principles, behavioral change consultation, and 4 steps in the client centered counseling model.
  3. Review the 3 Macronutrients as the fundamental principles of nutrition.
  4. Identify advanced concepts in nutrition related to Energy Balance and Nutrient Timing.
  5. Explain prescriptive nutrition as it relates to macronutrient management.
  6. Discuss the importance of sleep, rest, and recovery.
  7. Describe safe and effective use of dietary supplements and macronutrient based functional foods.
  8. Explain how to effectively design unique nutrition plans for clients.

CE Values:

Continuing Education credit is included in the price of this Power Certificate Program. Successful completion of the course content and course examination(s) is required to receive continuing education and the Power Cert Certificate of completion.

NAFC 1.2