Dietitian: Jay Short

Jay Short is in his fourth season as the Dietitian for Columbus Crew SC in 2020, having joined the club in 2017. Prior to joining Crew SC, he spent five years with Ohio State’s Sports and Nutrition Department, which included working with the Buckeyes Men’s Soccer Team. In his current role, he works with Crew SC’s performance staff to enhance the team’s performance and dietary needs.

Short earned his Bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the Ohio State University in 2014. After fulfilling at one-year internship at Ohio State to become a registered Dietitian, he then earned a Master’s in Kinesiology Focusing in Exercise Science from Ohio State in 2017.

A native of Archibald, Ohio, Short has lived in Columbus, Ohio since 2011. His hobbies include Gaelic football – a combination of soccer and rugby – as well as exercising and playing ultimate frisbee.