Fitness and a healthy lifestyle have always been important aspects of Shannon’s life. Shannon participated in many sports while growing up, but she focused mainly on softball. The highlights of her softball career were winning the AFA National Championship and representing the United States for a season in Europe. After softball ended, Shannonbecame passionate about running. She has completed nine full marathons and one ultra-marathon.
Shannon earned her personal training certification in 2007. Soon after, she decided to move to Los Angeles. For 5 years, Shannon was the Operational and Program Manager at a private gym on the Yahoo campus in Burbank, CA. Shannon relocated back to Illinois in the summer of 2014 where she continues to private, semi-private, and large group coaching sessions.