Gillian SanFilippo

Certifications: B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science and M.S. in Exercise Science


Gillian earned her B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science with a concentration in Dietetics from Montclair State University and her M.S. in Exercise Science, with a concentration in Strength and Conditioning, from the University of South Florida in Dr. Bill Campbell’s lab.

She has been both overweight and underweight, which sparked her desire to learn more about the field the field of health and physique enhancement and to later pursue her degrees. She then started competing in 2016 as an NPC Bikini competitor and hit the national stage for the first time in 2018, which solidified her goal of working towards her IFBB Professional status.

After spending several years learning more about diet and training through her own experiences and education, she discovered her passion for helping others reach their health and physique goals. Gillian understands all ends of the spectrum; from weight management to obtaining competitive bodybuilding levels of lean.

All of this allowed her to go from working as a personal trainer, to pursuing her Masters, and now coaching for Team Pro Physique. The combination of education and real-life experience alongside Gillian’s empathetic nature is why she thrives as a coach and mentor to her clients.