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Shannon Edwards, MS

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Professional Fitness Trainer


  • Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Exercise Science, Georgia College and State University
  • Master of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Georgia Southern University


  • National Strength and Conditioning Association: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • American College of Sports Medicine: Health Fitness Instructor


  • The Cooper Institute: Biomechanics of Resistance Training
  • Functional Movement Screen: Level I & II
  • Acceleration Training, Power Plate: Level I & II
  • TRX Suspension Training: Level I
  • Athletes’ Performance: Mentorship Phase I
  • Trigger Point Therapy


  • Exercise Programming for Deconditioned & Novice Exercisers
  • Youth Athletic Development
  • Youth Resistance Training
  • Corrective Flexibility Techniques for Increasing Joint Mobility: Myofascial Release Using the
  • Foam Roll & Massage Stick
  • Improving Core Stability & Strength
  • Weight Management


  • CFC Trainer of the Year, 2016
  • Developed & Led CFC’s IGNITE! Youth Athletic Development Program, 2009-2019
  • CFC Trainer of the Year, 2007
  • Developed & Leads CFC’s Power Outdoor Workout (POW), 2004-present
  • Started at Cooper Fitness Center, 2004
  • Brewton-Parker College Baseball Team, 1996

To schedule a personal training session, call Shannon at 214.232.2209 or email.