Matt Poland, MS, RD, LD -  - Kansas Jayhawks

Matt Poland, MS, RD, LD

TITLE Performance Nutrition Assistant (WBB, SB, T&F, ROW)


Matt Poland joins Kansas Team Health as an Assistant Performance Dietitian where he primarily serves the student athletes of Softball, Rowing, Women’s Basketball and Track and Field. Matt completed his bachelor’s degree in Dietetics at The University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2018 and his Master’s in Sports Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at Florida State University in 2021. Previously, Matt has worked with athletes in a wide variety of sports at the youth and collegiate levels including athletes from The University of Maryland, Florida State University, and Mount St. Mary’s University, among others.

As a previous multi-sport athlete, Matt looks to combine his passion for athletics and sport with evidence-based approaches to fueling athletes. Taking a whole-foods-first approach, he works closely with athletes to develop individualized nutrition plans to empower them in reaching their goals. In his free time, Matt can be found spending his free time with his Wife, Michaela and their dog, Maggie. Matt enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking, camping, running, and competing in a variety of sports.