Jenn began her rowing career as a freshman walk-on student-athlete at Franklin Pierce University. She led the team as captain in her senior year and sat stroke seat of the varsity 4+ which was the focus boat of the program. Jenn was paramount to helping build the program in her 4 years on the team and holds the 2K erg record for the program.
Leslie J. Bonci , MPH,RD,CSSD, LDN, is a registered dietitian, board certified specialist in sports dietetics and is the owner of Active Eating Advice- be fit, fed, fearless- a nutrition consulting company and co-founder of Performance365- a sports nutrition consulting company. She is currently the sports nutrition consultant for the 2020 Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs. Her company, Performance 365 provides the sports nutrition services for the inaugural season of the XFL and is the sports nutrition provider for the FCF league.
She is the author of Sport Nutrition for Coaches and the American Dietetic Association Guide to Better Digestion and co-author of Run Your Butt Off, Walk Your Butt Off, the Active Calorie Diet and Bike Your Butt Off.
She has authored numerous chapters for sports medicine and sports nutrition manuals. Leslie is also a blogger for US News and World Report and participates in many podcasts as well as providing nutrition expertise for television, radio and print interviews.
Leslie is an adjunct instructor in the school of dental medicine at the University of Pittsburgh , also teaches in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Pitt and the Athletic training program at Duquesne University. Leslie received her undergraduate degree in Biopsychology from Vassar College, her Masters’ in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh and completed her dietetic internship at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Leslie was the director of sports nutrition at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine for 16 years.
Leslie is a nationally and internationally recognized speaker presenting on topics such as nutrition misinformation, the Winning Plate, Fuels of Engagement and Supplement Savvy. She is a 2021 recipient of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Medallion Award. And she has become an avid indoor rower with her Hydrow and is working on #OarElse- #themoreyouknowthebetteryourow
Sharon Skittle has been in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years. She is the former owner of Urban Elements, a boutique yoga, bootcamp and cycling studio and has been in the health and wellness arena for over 25 years. Sharon has a master training license and is licensed to teach yoga, pilates, indoor cycling and a number of sport specific trainings. She has worked with all types of clients from professional athletes to those with special needs. She has taught workshops all over the country, incorporating the key components of fitness and what she believes is the missing link, mindfulness. Regardless of the activity, Sharon believes attention to breath and intentional movement will enhance your exercise experience and improve your results. Her goal in any class/workshop is to leave clients feeling better than when they started and to help each person achieve strength and ease in both body and mind.