At Peak Performance we are committed to the development of nutrition professionals in the science and application of clinical sports nutrition/dietetics. Each year we offer exceptional Dietetics students a 10 week University Dietetic internship in clinical and practical sport nutrition. These Ottawa based internships offer unique opportunities to get hands on work with different types of athletes.

This Fall, 2017 we are working with Carleton University’s women’s hockey, soccer and basketball teams to get them powerfueled for health and performance!


Dietetic Interns 2017

Stephanie MacNeill
BSc Kinesiology,
BSc Dietetics,
MHSc Nutrition Communications, Ryerson University RD Candidate

Stephanie started her competitive running in high school, qualifying for 3 OFSAA cross-country championships and 2 OFSAA track and field championships. She ran varsity cross-country and track (1500m/3000m) at McMaster (first undergraduate degree), and was named captain of the women’s cross-country and track teams in her final year. In cross-country, her team won 2 silver medals and 2 bronze medals at the CIS (now USports) championships. She recently qualified for and competed in the Canadian half marathon championships and the Canadian 5km championships.

Dietetic Interns 2016

 Victoria Beggs
University of Western Ontario
RD candidate

Victoria obtained a Bachelor of Science Honors Specialization in Nutrition and Dietetics (2013), Bachelor of Arts Degree in Kinesiology (2014), and a Masters of Arts Degree in Kinesiology Management and Leadership Coaching (2016) from the University of Western Ontario. Growing up Victoria was involved in soccer, competitive dance, and most recently lightweight varsity rowing. During her graduate studies at Western, Victoria worked as the strength and conditioning coach with the varsity rowing team as well as coaching the junior varsity women’s team.Victoria recently completed her dietetic practical training and is currently working towards obtaining her license as a Registered Dietitian. Victoria is committed and dedicated to living a healthy balanced lifestyle herself as well as motivating and supporting the goals of others in attaining optimal performance, health and well-being.

 Marcela Simoes
BScFN, MA Dietetic Intern,
McGill University

Marcela Simoes is a Dietetics graduate (December 2016) with a Minor Degree in Kinesiology from McGill University. Her main passion is, and has always been, Sports Nutrition. Marcela has done an internship with the Brazilian Olympic women’s Basketball team, the Brazilian Paralympic Goalball team, the Brazilian Arm Wrestling association and a first division Brazilian Soccer team (Associação Atlética Ponte Preta). During her whole life Marcela has always been involved in many sports. She competed in Equestrian Jumping events for 8 years and now participates in many Golf tournaments.