Danielle Gillen stepped into her role as Director of Sports Nutrition in July 2019.
Prior to her current role, she served as the Football Sports Nutrition Fellow at North Carolina during the 2018-19 school year. Gillen was primarily responsible for the football and men's basketball programs and coordinated fueling, training tables and provided nutrition education and nutrition counseling for student-athletes.
Gillen graduated from West Chester in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in nutrition and dietetics. She played on the lacrosse team at West Chester as well. Her youngest sister, Lizzy Ferguson, is currently a sophomore on the Lady Flames lacrosse team.
Gillen is credentialed and licensed as a Registered Dietitian (RD, LDN). Gillen also completed a dietetic internship at Maryland in 2018.
Gillen and her husband, Patrick, currently reside in Lynchburg.