Natasha Hansen joined the Southern Miss family in Summer 2017 as the Director of Healthy Choices and Wellness Educator/Sports Dietitian.
Hansen comes to Hattiesburg by way of College Station, Texas, where she was a Dietician at Texas A&M. While there, she was responsible for all nutritional needs of the softball, tennis and swimming and diving teams. Other responsibilities included supervising the weight room fuel station and ensuring foods were ordered to keep the athletes fueled for optimal performance. She has also assisted sports nutrition programs at The University of Minnesota and Iowa State University.
Hansen is originally from Bloomington, Minn., and a former collegiate gymnast from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, where she completed her Bachelor's of Science degree in Dietetics. She went on to complete her Dietetic internship and became a Registered Dietitian through Iowa State. She is currently finishing her Master's Degree in Nutritional Sciences through Iowa State and intends to graduate in 2018.