Dorette is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), has coached runners and triathletes since 2004. She works alongside her husband, Coach Duane Franks, MSc of Trifiniti, and a Clinical Sports Dietitian at Endurance Performance Training Center in Mill Valley, CA, working alongside exercise physiologist, Tim Fleming, MSc.
Dorette's expertise in nutrition and sport science is coupled with her experience as a Health Education Instructor with Kaiser Permanente. She is a Certified USA Triathlon and USA Track & Field Level 1 Coach, competitive age-group triathlete and runner racing for the "SQUAD" for Team Betty. Her areas of expertise include weight management, metabolic-efficiency training, nutrition for vegans & vegetarians, and facilitating change through motivation.
Dorette received a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from San Francisco State University, completed her dietetic residency through Iowa State University, and is pursuing a Master of Science in Nutrition and Human Performance with Logan University.
Dorette has worked with Nike for the Nike Women’s Marathon, Columbus Foods, Southern Marin Fire Protection District, San Francisco State University, as well as the Golden Gate, San Francisco, and Oakland Triathlon Clubs. Her tips and nutrition advice has been published by the Sports Cardiovascular & Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) on behalf of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Triathlete, Runner’s World, and Women’s Health Magazines.
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Nutrition, Mental Skills, Training Camps, Run Analysis, Swim Analysis, Biochemical Analysis
Triathlon, Road Cycling, Running, Duathlon, IRONMAN, XTERRA, Swimming, High School Cross Country, Corporate Wellness
Proficient in American Sign Language.
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