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OSA Coaches

Jenna Braddock

Jenna Braddock, MSH, RDN, CSSD, LD/N

Founder & Owner, Chief Sports Nutritionist

Jenna is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics with over 12 years of experience working with athletes to reach their performance goals. She has received specialty training at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO and continues to pursue personal development to stay on top of the latest in sports nutrition and training stategies. Currently she is studying for the Personal Trainer Certification through the American College of Sports Medicine.

Jenna has also been a faculty member in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of North Florida since 2010 where she specialized in online course development and instruction. Through this role she has learned valuable skills for educating in the virtual space with effective and engaging techniques.

Lastly, Jenna is married to a high school football and weightlifting coach and fully understands the challenges teen athletes, their parents and coaches face in reaching performance goals in the off-season.

Brian Braddock, Head Football Coach

Brian Braddock, MS

Consultant, Player & Coach Development

Brian is the Head Football Coach at St. Augustine High School and formerly the head coach at Mandarin High School. He has led both of his teams deep in the playoffs by implementing a culture of physicality, consistency and value to each player. He has spoken at Glazier Coaching Clinics.

It was Brian’s approach to the seriousness of the off-season that inspired Jenna to start “Off-Season Athlete”.

Dan Houmes, MA, MEd, LMFT

Mental Development Coach

Dan is a licensed Marriage And Family Therapist and a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage And Family Therapists.  During his 37 years of private practice, he has worked with athletes and their families at the amateur, collegiate, and professional levels.  Dan has helped athletes and their families with the emotional issues of athletic performance to enhance their athletic careers at their level.  He also has served in a Chaplin capacity at the collegiate and professional levels.

 

Amanda Maddalena

Amanda Maddalena, BS, MS, CSCS

Consultant, Strength & Conditioning Coach

Amanda was a Division III collegiate ice hockey player for SUNY Cortland, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science in 2012. Because of her love for sports and training in strength and conditioning, she wanted to pursue a career as a Division I strength and conditioning coach. This brought her to Florida, where she earned her Master’s of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Central Florida, (UCF), in 2014. During her last semester at UCF, she interned for the athletics department in strength and conditioning, and once she graduated, she was hired as a part-time strength coach. She is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through NSCA. 

Amanda is currently continuing her education and pursuing her second Master’s degree in Nutrition, Healthspan, and Longevity, as a distance student at the University of Southern California, which will lead her to become a Registered Dietitian by 2018