|Associate Professor of Exercise Science|
M.S. California University of Pennsylvania
Professional: Dr. Simmons is an experienced personal trainer and professor in Corban’s exercise science program. She acts as the direct supervisor of the athlete strength and conditioning program at Corban and is a member of American College of Sports Medicine and The National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Dr. Simmons published her first book, Real-Life Healthy You, in 2014. She also has published several peer-reviewed journal articles on the topics of childhood obesity and physical activity.
Personal: Shannon is married to her husband, Tyrone, and they have three children. She is involved in worship ministry at her church and volunteers as a Sunday school teacher. Her favorite food is sushi, especially from Momiji’s or Sinju. Shannon is passionate about fitness, and she loves going for a run in the country and enjoying God’s beautiful masterpiece.
Why Corban: “Corban is a phenomenal school that really teaches students to thrive in their discipline and be ambassadors for Christ. God really brought me here. Corban strives for excellence in academics, spiritual growth and community involvement.”