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personal trainer

Patty Shoaf



With nearly 25 years of fitness experience, Patty excels in empowering clients across all fitness levels. From competitive athletes to those seeking general fitness, Patty delivers measurable results, guiding clients through effective workouts. She joined Empower in 2006.

A former collegiate basketball player and natural bodybuilding champion, Patty’s athletic achievements include winning several bodybuilding competitions, representing Team USA in duathlons, and completing multiple Ironman races. In 2004, she founded Patty Shoaf Coaching, an online coaching business for endurance athletes, guiding them to various accomplishments.

Certified by NSCA and ACE, as well as an Ironman U Certified Coach, Patty holds a B.A. in Physical Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. When not training, she enjoys spending time with her Yorkie pup, Mallie.