Julie Pondelli

It is my goal to be able to not only teach my skaters the fundamentals and solid technique of the sport, but also teach them proper life lessons that will help them once they are away from the arena by being a positive role model.

 

CREDENTIALS

Commission on Dietetic Registration / Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist

EDUCATION

Simmons University Boston, MA

Certificate in Didactic Program in Dietetics 2019

Northeastern University Boston, MA

Master of Science, Applied Nutrition 2011

Merrimack College North Andover, MA

Bachelor of Science: Psychology; Allied Health 2005

PROFESSIOAL CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

2019-2020

WELLNESS WORKDAYS - Dietetic Intern

  • Completed Accreditation Council on Education in Nutrition in Dietetics Internship with rotations in Food Service, Clinical, Community, and Sports Nutrition

  • Completed Sports Nutrition concentration at Northeastern University Division 1 Athletics Department with focus on individual and group athletes creating specific individual diet plans. Developed and presented nutrition education to varsity teams specifically for collegiate athletes.

 

2021-PRESENT

SKATER NUTRITION    

  • Private practice providing nutrition consulting and education designed specifically for figure skaters

  • Created content for nutrition education and presented at figure skating organizations, fitness facilities and universities to an audience consisting of athletes, professional trainers and coaches.

  • Author nutrition articles for Professional Association of Figure Skating Coaches bimonthly International publication.

PROFESSIONAL FIGURE SKATING COACH EXPERIENCE

2016-PRESENT

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, BOSTON, MA                                   

Head Collegiate Figure Skating Club Coach

  • Coach of figure skating club; providing individual lessons to collegiate athletes from beginner to Senior level including National and International competitors

  • Coordinate and manage Northeastern University Intercollegiate level competitors in East Coast Collegiate Conference

 

2015-PRESENT

COLONIAL FIGURE SKATING CLUB, ACTON, MA                                                 

Professional Figure Skating Instructor

  • Offer private instruction in Moves in the Field and Freestyle disciplines for grassroots through senior level skaters 

  • Devise short and long term goals with strategic plans for athlete’s growth and development as a skater 

  • Teach weekly training sessions focusing on highly functional strength training specifically for figure skaters; dynamic workouts, off ice jumping techniques, core strength, and stability

  • Provide individualized nutrition consulting and group educations specific for figure skaters

  • Certified Learn to Skate USA coach; developing grassroots level athletes in a group setting

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2014 United States Figure Skating Championships, Boston MA 

2016 International Skating Union World Figure Skating Championships 

Information Services volunteer 

  • Stationed at information services booth at official event hotel 

  • Provided competitors and coaches general information about city and official competition information; official practices, results, credentials, airport shuttles and venue transportation

 

FIGURE SKATING ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • 2005 New England Regional Senior Ladies Championships - competitor

  • 2003 United States Figure Skating Senior Free Skate- Gold Medalist

  • 2003 United States Figure Skating Senior Moves in the Field - Gold Medalist

CERTIFICATIONS

2008-PRESENT

PROFESSIONAL SKATERS ASSOCIATION                                                        

Ratings: RM,RF, RG

PSA Certified Sport Science and Medicine

Completed Apprenticeship under Master Rated Coach Debi Leeming                         

 

2008-PRESENT

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SPORTS MEDICINE                                    

Certified Group Exercise Instructor

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS

Certified in Advanced CPR and First Aid

CDC Concussion Training

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