Shirley received her degree in health science at James Madison University while starring on the women's basketball team. Physical fitness has always been her passion, and it was evident as her strength and conditioning was superior to most. She helped lead her team to two postseason appearances including NCAA Tournament and lead the Dukes to their second-best record in school history. Today Shirley is one of the most sought after female strength and conditioning coaches in the South Florida area and focuses on high school and collegiate athletes. Along with strength and conditioning Shirley also works with one of the nation's top sports chiropractors as a medical therapy assistant, which includes working with professional tennis players, NFL, and NBA. Shirley is also continuing her education at St. Thomas University for her Masters’ in Business and Sports Administration. Specializations: Sports performance. Strength and Conditioning. Active Isolated Stretching. Certifications: CPR/AED June 2017. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). National Academy of Sports Medicine -Certified Personal Trainer (CPT). Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES). EDUCATION. James Madison University. Bachelor of Science - Concentration in Health Science May 2007. St. Thomas University. Masters’ of Business – Concentration in Sports Administration expected graduation May 2019.
My favorite exercise
My favorite quote
First you jump off the cliff and build your wings on the way down.
My training philosophy
We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough. -Helen Keller
My training experience
I have worked with a variety of clients ranging from post-menopausal women to budding athletes in the prime of their careers. I train all clients like they are athletes and expect clients that are fully committed to the process of changing their lifestyle.
Areas of Expertise
- Strength Training
- Sports Performance Training
NCCA Accredited Certifications
NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist
BA in Health Science