Cooper Fitness Center is currently closed through April 3 due to the mandate issued by Governor Greg Abbott. It is possible the closure could be extended until April 29 due to the City of Dallas mandate.
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Mary Edwards, MS

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Director of Fitness / Professional Fitness Trainer

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology, Southwestern University
  • Master of Science in Sports Physiology, Texas A&M University

NATIONALLY-ACCREDITED CERTIFICATIONS

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

ADVANCED CERTIFICATES

  • Muscle Activation Techniques: Jumpstart
  • The Cooper Institute: Coaching Healthy Behaviors
  • 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
  • Gray Institute: Lumbar & Thoracic Function
  • CPR & First Aid Instructor

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

  • Progressive Resistance Training
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Conditioning & Training
  • Corrective Exercise for Flexibility & Core Training
  • Functional Movement Assessment
  • Weight Management
  • Healthy Lifestyle Recommendations

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Trained American Water Ski Association National Champion (Jump), 2009
  • CFC Trainer of the Year, 2008
  • Started at Cooper Fitness Center, 2006
  • Velocity Sports Performance Graduate Level Internship, 2005
  • Texas A&M University Department of Athletics Strength & Conditioning Graduate Level Practicum, 2003-2005
  • Southwestern University Cross Country & Track & Field Athlete, 1999-2003
  • Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference National Cross Country Championship Participant, 1999

To schedule a personal training session, call Mary at 972.367.6939 or email.