Leslie MacManus

Core Diet Dietitian


Leslie is a Registered Dietitian and lifelong athlete, competing in a variety of sports throughout her life. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health Studies from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from Drexel University. She completed her dietetic internship through the University of Maryland, College Park where she completed rotations in a variety of settings including an adult inpatient hospital, collegiate campus dining services, University of Maryland Football, the Maryland Terp Farm, and more. During her time at Drexel University, Leslie had the opportunity to work as a sports nutrition intern for the Center for Nutrition and Performance, which provided nutrition support and education for Drexel’s Division I student-athletes and two professional sports teams, the Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia Union. With this group, Leslie also had the unique experience of working for Team USA at the 2019 World University Games in Naples, Italy.

Leslie’s interest in sports nutrition derives from her own time as a collegiate athlete, playing field hockey at Johns Hopkins. She is currently a performance dietitian at EXOS in Fairfax, VA and works part time as a clinical dietitian in Silver Spring, MD. As a sports dietitian, Leslie strives to teach athletes about the importance of nutrition in overall health as well as in athletic performance. Leslie is excited to combine her love of sport and nutrition and help her athletes perform their best!

Credentials: Registered Dietitian