Patti Waller

Sarasota, FL 34242-8763

With 15 years of fitness and wellness experience, I am able to help a wide demographic of individuals. Areas of programming expertise include pre and post-rehab, active isolated stretching, general and sports conditioning, as well as special populations dealing with medical concerns .

As an accomplished runner and triathlete, I have successfully completed a wide variety of races including 6 marathons, 12 half-ironmans, 5 Ironmans and the Boston 2010 Marathon. My addiction to the sports have transferred into a passion of coaching new athletes and a few seasoned competittors as well.

The variety of clients I have worked with has allowed me to grow as a trainer and coach. I have a strong commitment towards helping people improve their quality of life.

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About Me

Degrees

  • 1st Degree, Competitive Edge Karate

Years Experience

16-20

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Medical Exercise Specialist
Verified
ACE - Certified Personal Trainer
Verified
TRX - TRX Suspension Training Course
Verified
Tabata Bootcamp - Tabata Bootcamp Training
Agency Unavailable
USA Triathlon - Level I Coaching Certification
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

American Red Cross
American Red Cross

AED Certified

American Red Cross

Liability Insurance

  • Hoffman Insurance

Additional Information

Rate

$80.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Personal Checks

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Boston Marathon 2010
  • Accomplished Ironman Triathlete
  • 2011 US Triathlon Nationals Championship
  • 2013 US Triathlon Nationals Championship
  • Freelance Writer USAT Multisport
  • 2014 US Triathlons Nationals Champtionship

Languages Spoken

English

Gender

Female

19 Reviews

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Daphne English on Jun 28, 2017

    Patti has helped me work through some very significant physical challenges! With her guidance and patience I have landed on the podium more times than I ever imagined for the aqua bike (run, swim). I am dealing with some unique health issues and a crazy work schedule. Patti creates a training program very specific to my strengths and weaknesses. She gives excellent advice and feedback. Under her guidance I have dared to challenge myself in ways I never imagined. She has helped research the best nutrition and treatment options for me while being incredibly supportive. Her training is VERY individualized and creative. I am grateful for her every day!

  • by Laurie Graham on May 13, 2014

    I began working with Patti just over a year ago. My husband and I became addicted to triathlon and after a couple of years, I wanted someone to work with me to help me improve. Patti asked my goals and then began helping me to achieve them. I love having a planned workout for each day and Patti provides one. She considers not only my capabilities but also considers my work schedule as well as any other factor that can affect a training plan. She has taught me better nutrition in my daily life as well as nutrition I need to get through a race. I love that she gives me straight answers to my many questions and provides positive feedback at all times. I have become so much stronger working with Patti and have realized the fitness goals I was hoping to achieve. I know that if I follow the plan Patti gives me I will be ready on race day.

  • by Priscilla W on May 10, 2014

    I had the good fortune to begin working with Patti three years ago, seasonally. I am a 68-year-old woman, generally strong but with chronic back and joint issues. For me, Patti's greatest asset is her acute observation of body mechanics. I've learned to listen to my body and pay more attention to the proper execution of exercises, and to posture. Patti doesn't go too easy on me, and a "good job" from her is high praise - and very rewarding. I hope to work with her every winter, if possible.

  • by Laurie Deane on May 10, 2014

    I have been working with Patti for 7 months to help recop from a broken foot and torn ligiments. My goal was to get back on the tennis court ! All of my sessions were planned with my recovery in mind, healing of my injuries and continuing to build my streangth. There were times I was down and Patti's sessons helped give me hope that we were on the right path to getting better and stronger. 8 months after a nightmare of healing and setbacks, with Pattis help I am back on the tennis court , stronger than ever. Thank you Patti, for your special attention, your keen knowledge of what I was facing, and your complete professionalism.
    Laurie Deane

  • by Fran Campbell on May 09, 2014

    I have been working with Patti for over 4 years. What I like about working with her is that she strives to educate as well as improve overall fitness. Patti keeps our workouts challenging, interesting and always fun. She is adept at tailoring our workouts to focus on the latest sport I am trying and has really helped increase my range of motion in a painful hip. She is tough, inspiring and truly cares for her clients. I consider myself very fortunate to be one of her clients as well as a friend.

    Response by Patti Waller on May 09, 2014

    Thanks Fran! Working with you via SKYPE or in person makes my job so enjoyable and full of a few laughs. Your constant focus to strive is inspirational.

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