Who Is Champion Athletes?

Champion Athletes Sports Nutrition programs are some of the most successful programs in the country. Athletes from all over the country have been coming to our offices or using our online program to help them achieve their goals. We offer a holistic and fully customized approach taking into consideration an athletes personal likes and dislikes, training habits and body composition. Every one of our athletes receives a personal evaluation and daily support from our expert staff.

Why Choose Us?

Meal Plans

Our meal plans are 100% customized to each one of our clients.

Weight Loss Plans

Designed to increase your body’s metabolism, decreasing the amount of body fat you carry.

Weight Gain Plans

Will help you put on lean body mass over a period of time.

Performance-Based Plans

Figure out exactly how many calories and macro-nutrients your body needs to perform at its best.


Body composition, to micro-nutrient testings, to growth analysis and projection.

Meet Our Nutrition Coaches

Dan Wernikoff


Dan is our certified sports nutritionist. After more than 20 years working as a Paramedic in New Jersey he founded our company. He has served as the medical director for USA-NY Wrestling, and National Medical Director for the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA.) He has experience working with youth, high school and college athletes, as well as non-athletes, open competitors and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters. In addition to being a Certified Sports Nutritionist, Dan recently completed the training to be an Olympic drug tester. This unique training gives our clients the confidence in knowing that the athletic support supplements they are taking will not interfere with their eligibility.

Ryan Farley


Ryan Farley is a registered dietitian with 8 years of experience in sports nutrition. He earned his undergraduate degree from Montclair State University and his master’s degree from The College of Saint Elizabeth. Ryan has worked for Champion Athletes for over 8 years and has been able to utilize his past experiences as a past wrestler and client of champion athletes to help clients achieve their goals. Throughout his career, Ryan has enjoyed focusing on meal plan creation and nutrition education. Besides working in sports nutrition, Ryan has also worked as a nutritionist at WIC and ShopRite. In his free time, Ryan enjoys weight lifting, cooking, and video games.

Champion Athlete Stories


We are very proud to be working with Chelsea Trattner from Ridgewood, NJ. Chelsea is a standout lacrosse player and will be continuing her academic and athletic careers at Stanford University next fall. She is a midfielder and has been a standout on her high school team and club (STEPS Elite) team for many years. Check out what she had to say about our program here.


Maura Farley has been a standout Volleyball Player at JFK Memorial High School in NJ for four years. She has also played competitively on a club team throughout the country. While in high school she served as a captain for 2 years on her HS team and also earned All Division, All Conference and All State Honors.


Connor O’Neil is a freshman at DePaul High School in New Jersey. As a freshman he won over 30 matches, won the Region 2 Championships and went 2-2 at the New Jersey State Tournament.


Troy Heilmann is a 2X NCAA Qualifier for UNC. The Redshirt-Junior from South Planfield, NJ, was a multiple time state medalist and state finalist his senior year. As a Sophomore he qualified for the NCAA’s at 133lbs, this year he qualified by taking second at the ACC Championships at 149lbs.


Steve Bonsall Jr. has been a client for six years and is a two time New Jersey State Qualifier and Placed 7th in 2016. Here is what his father has to say about our programs:


Anthony Ashnault is one of the greatest wrestlers in New Jersey history and we are proud to say he has been a Wrestler Nutrition client since 2009. The redshirt sophmore for Rutgers University is already a 2x NCAA All-American and a favorite in the race for a national championship this upcoming season.

Meal Tips, News and Recent Events

2019 Beast of the East

This last weekend was an explosive one for Champion Athletes and our clients on our Wrestler Nutrition Program who participated in the prestigious Beast of the East Wrestling Tournament. This

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