Our Team

Claire – Accredited Sports Dietitian

Claire is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.

  • Team sports
  • Extreme conditions
  • Endurance sports
  • Mindful eating

Claire currently works with the WNBL Perth Lynx.


Claire has an extensive background graduating with a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics from Flinders Uni, SA in 2006 and later completed the Post Graduate Diploma of Sports Nutrition through the International Olympic Committee in 2014. Claire’s undergrad degree was a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) giving her a depth of understanding into all that is sport. Claire’s experience in Dietetics extends across a range of nutrition and health issues, including Bariatric surgery, eating disorders, diabetes, IBS and food intolerances, and sports nutrition.

Claire has been involved as a competitor, coach and in other roles in a wide range of sports.

Claire has completed several education courses and updates including

  • Non Dieting Approach, 2017
  • ISAK Level One Anthropometry, 2017
  • Sweat testing and field sodium analysis workshop, Nutrition and Injury masterclass, 2017
  • SDA Conference, Melbourne, 2015, 2017
  • SDA one day update 2012
  • PMH Eating Disorders training, 2009
  • Mindful Eating workshop, 2008

Claire is available for individual consults on Monday mornings at Ascend Physio and for presentations.

Simone – Advanced Sports Dietitian

Simone Allen is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, an Advanced Sports Dietitian and was a Board Member of Sports Dietitians Australia for11 years.

  • Triathlon
  • Adventure sports
  • Gymnastics and
  • Dancing

Simone works with several sporting groups including being the Sports Dietitian for West Coast Eagles, WA Ballet and Perth WildCats. Simone is also lecturing in Exercise and Sports Nutrition at Curtin Uni.


Simone was a Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach for 15 years, travelling annually with the WA State team, and appreciates the importance of realistic and appropriate advice.

Simone loves racing in the Busselton and participates most years in the  Half Marathon and Jetty Swim in February each year and has completed Busso Ironman 70.3 in 2014 , 2015, 2017 and 2018. Simone also completed Busselton Ironman 2018 in 12:08.

Simone is available for individual consults on Wednesday afternoons and Thursday mornings at Ascend Physio, and is available for presentations

Jess – Accredited Practising Dietitian

Jess joined our team in November 2017. Jess is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and is working towards becoming a Sports Dietitian. You may have met Jess at the May Busso 70.3  expo stand or at the HBF Run for a Reason expo.


Jess’s experience in Dietetics extends across a range of nutrition and health issues, including gastrointestinal health, chronic disease management (eg: Diabetes) and weight management. Jess is also working in the clinical setting and has gained experience in mental health, rehabilitation, respiratory and malnutrition.

Jess has the following accreditation’s and memberships
  • ISAK Level 1 Anthropometry – June 2017
  • Associate Member of Sports Dietitians Australia
  • Dietitians Association of Australia

Jess is available for individual consults at Beaufort Physio on Saturdays – 8-11.30am

Abbie – Media and Administration

Abbie Reilly is an Accredited Nutritionist currently completing her Master of Dietetics course at Curtin University. Abbie has been working in administration and accounts for 7 years and currently works as our administration manager in bookkeeping and some social media.

Abbie has a keen interest in sports nutrition and after completing her postgraduate degree would like to train to register as an Accredited Sports Dietitian. You may see Abbie helping out at a variety of Nutrition Works events and services including the Busselton 70.3 expo stand, hydration testing and workshops.  


  • BSc(Nutrition)
  • ISAK Level 1 Anthropometry – April 2018
  • Student Member of Dietitians Association of Australia
  • Certificate III & IV in Fitness