Special Olympics Pennsylvania

Nutrition Team

Danielle TysonDanielle Tyson

Danielle Tyson is a native Pittsburgher who recently moved back to her hometown from Los Angeles (there just wasn't enough snow in LA!). Danielle has spent most of her career working in corporate sales and training and is passionate about the effects of nutrition and fitness on performance and productivity in the workplace. She is currently an Account Manager for Randstad Engineering, a national recruiting firm focused on hiring and retaining engineering talent. In addition, she is enrolled in the Nutritional Therapy Association's Nutritional Therapy Consultant program, where she hopes to use what she's learning about proper nutrition to help fuel professionals in her company and in her community. Danielle holds a Bachelor's Degree from Carnegie Mellon University and lives in the East End with her Fiance, Cory.

Selena HasircogluSelena Hasircoglu

Selena Hasircoglu is currently a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh in the Coordinated Masters in Dietetics program. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh in nutrition and dietetics as a member of the class of 2016. Throughout her undergraduate career, she was involved the Office of Health Education and Promotion as a Peer Health Educator. She developed nutrition programming for the PantherWell Peer Health Education program, and presented to students across campus while being active in health fairs, health information tabling, and food demonstration. She was also involved with residence life as a Resident Assistant. In this role, she had the unique opportunity to live with the division I student athletes as their RA, and provide support to a wide range of undergraduates. In serving this role, paired with her elective studies in fitness and sports performance, she found a love for sports nutrition. She hopes to be able to work with athletes professionally as a Registered Dietitian. Her personal favorite mode of exercise is powerlifting and anything high intensity. She’s a firm believer that when it comes to fitness and nutrition, you can’t have one without the other!

Nicole TrombleyNicole Trombley

A certified wellness coach and trainer, Nicole Trombley has been helping individuals make positive lifestyle changes for the past twelve years.

She is co-owner of Pittsburgh Fitness Council, an organization that provides professional development and networking opportunities to fitness and wellness professionals in Pittsburgh

Getting her start in personal training, it was during the winter of 2012, Nicole founded Pillar Wellness, a company focused on designing and implementing corporate wellness programs for small companies and providing one-on-one coaching for individuals. During her development in personal training, Nicole made the connection that wellness is an inside job and currently provides fully comprehensive services to her clientele.

She has been a provider for the UPMC Wellness & Integrative Oncology Program since its inception in 2013. She works one on one with cancer patients to create comprehensive wellness plans for them and moderates a monthtly wellness group of patients at Hillman Cancer Center.

Nicole is also a Wellness Advocate for doTERRA and educates people on the therapeutic use and application of essential oils.

Nicole graduated from Syracuse University where she studied public relations, psychology and nutrition. Nicole is certified by the American Council of Exercise and the National Council of Certified Personal Trainers. She is a Certified Wellness Coach and Behavior Change Specialist.

Nicole is an avid runner, yogi and home chef. She's spends as much time as possible outside with her husband and two children.



Tanya Jarrett

Tanya Jarrett ‘s passion is finding the right healthy lifestyle approach for each client. Tanya focuses on personalizing all of her nutrition and fitness programs based on the unique biochemistry of the individual and their goals.

Tanya is the founder of Live Fresh LLC, a nutrition practice that provides personalized nutrition programs and nutrition education programs to those who are ready to make positive lifestyle changes. In her practice, Tanya uses the revolutionary Metabolic Balance® program that is based off of personal blood values, medical history, and food preferences. She also contributes regularly to her plant-based food blog because no one can have enough plants in their life!

Tanya’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Health Management Systems from Duquesne University and a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh. She is also a certified Nutritional Therapist and Group Fitness Instructor.

Tanya was honored to wear the crown as Miss Pennsylvania USA in 2006, and still gives time back to the pageant community in various ways. She loves to spend time with her husband and daughter, create new recipes, learn about wine, read anything fitness/nutrition related, teach high intensity fitness classes, and travel. She splits her time between Frankfurt, Germany, where her husband plays professional ice hockey, and the USA, where she was born and raised.