Sarah Dacres-Mannings is a Paediatric, Sports and Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD).
Sarah started her career working at The Children’s Hospital before expanding into elite sport & corporate health and nutrition. Sarah is passionate about insulin resistance, teen and kids’ nutrition, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, women’s health, corporate health and nutrition.
Sarah is a Sports Dietitian Fellow (Education) & Advanced Sports Dietitian who successfully advises sporting clubs, professional teams, schools & athletes on general & sports nutrition. She has held positions with the Australian Institute of Sport, NSW Institute of Sport, Victorian Institute of Sport, NSW Academy of Sport, Sydney Academy of Sport, Australian & NSW Rugby Union, NRL teams – Sydney Roosters & St George Illawarra, Sydney Kings Basketball, AJC / NSW Apprentice Jockeys, Northern Spirit soccer, Sydney Dance Company pre-professional year, Bangarra Dance Theatre and Australian Defence force. She has been a lecturer for the NSW University masters course for Sports Doctors and the Australian College of Sports Physicians.
Sarah is the only Sports Dietitian Fellow (Education) in NSW, which is the highest level a Sports Dietitian can obtain & is only awarded to a few very experienced Sports Dietitians who have achieved excellence in their career. Sarah is a former NSW Chairperson and National Director of the Sports Dietitians Association, and has a Level 3 (International Instructors) in body composition measurement (anthropometry). Sarah has been the Sports Nutrition expert for the Dietitians Association of Australia for the past 10 years.
In the past Sarah competed at elite level in numerous sports including light weight rowing and netball, with a number of national masters rowing titles and a silver from a World Masters Rowing Championships, however, these days she enjoys ocean swimming, and tennis.