JAMIE A. COOPER, PHD
Nutrition Coaching/Consulting for all sports
Triathlon/Running/Endurance Sport Coaching
Jamie Cooper, PhD received her bachelor's and master's degrees in exercise physiology from Michigan State University and her PhD in nutritional sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is currently an assistant professor at Texas Tech University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Sports Nutrition, Issues in Sports Nutrition, and Sports Supplements and Ergogenic Aids. Jamie has been coaching triathletes, runners, team sport athletes, bodybuilders, and fitness enthusiasts for several years. She is also currently coaching the Texas Tech University triathlon team. She has coached individuals in triathlon and running and has been doing nutrition coaching for the past 14 years.
Jamie grew up playing sports (basketball, volleyball, cross country, track) and was always interested in athletics and nutrition. She completed her first marathon at the age of 18 and started competing in triathlons in 2005. Jamie also briefly competed in bodybuilding (in 2001-2002) before making the switch entirely to endurance sports. She has done a number of marathons including the Boston Marathon and a number of triathlons. She enjoys competing in all distance triathlons ranging from sprints to Ironman distance and has 5 Ironman® triathlons under her belt (Ironman® Wisconsin two times, Ironman® Canada, Ironman® Louisville, and Ironman® Florida). She enjoys training with her husband, also a triathlete and endurance runner, and likes to put her nutrition knowledge and practice to the test and help others reach their athletic goals.