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Fun - Always have fun, otherwise what are you doing?

Knowledge - We pride ourselves in being knowledge leaders in our industry

Deliver- This one is easy, we deliver on what we say we will do!

Professional - While having fun, we want to be professional at all times. We are here to serve our clients so professionalism is a must.

Change - Every time we re-evaluate we must be ready to change course to get the desired results.

Team - Our employees, our members, our community are all one team!



Daniel Shipman, Founder/Head Coach

Dan earned his degree in Exercise Science from Barry University. During his time at Barry University, he interned at IMG Academy working with high school baseball, tennis and golf players. After graduation he interned at the Performance Compound. While interning he worked hard and showed initiative, leading to him being asked to stay on as a Performance Coach. During the next few months he continued to progress with the company and showed great organizational and office skills. This led to him being asked to help the Performance Compound progress by becoming the Facility Director.

After working there for a few years, he started a family and wanted to be around more for his kids. He worked at a few smaller gyms until he opened Full Torque Fitness. Now he leads Full Torque Fitness and it’s team into the future of fitness for all.


  • Bachelors of Exercise Science from Barry University




Amber Pedersen, Coach

Amber has been a Golfer since introduction to the game at age 12, became a 4 year scholarship college athlete, and pursued teaching the game after college. She started as a personal trainer to become a better coach for her students and now strives to help people beyond the course.


  • Bachelors of Science from Florida Gulf Coast University



Missy Patrick, Coach & Member Experience Director

Missy started her career in health as a Cardiac and Vascular Ultrasound Tech. After 8 years in the field, she started a family. She has 4 amazing children (ages 18 to 26) that she took time away from her career to homeschool. After the children grew up she found a love for health and fitness and decided to become certified as a personal trainer. She joined the Full Torque Fitness family in the summer of 2022. Since then, she has found a deep passion for helping women with pelvic floor issues along with pre/postnatal health.


  • Associate of Science from Santa Fe College


  • American Council on Exercise - Certified Personal Trainer

  • Girls Gone Strong - Pre/Postnatal Coaching Specialist


Eric Mistry, Coach

Eric served in the Army as a U.S. Army Ranger for over five years before moving to Tampa and pursuing a career as a trainer. Since exiting the military, he has earned his A.A. degree from Hillsborough Community College as well as a bachelor's degree in Human Performance from the University of Tampa. He currently holds two training certifications through the national strength and conditioning association and is pursuing a Masters degree in exercise science and nutrition. He is passionate about sports and the game of golf which has led him to being a trainer here at Full Torque Fitness.


  • Bachelor of Science from University of Tampa


  • National Strength and Conditioning Association - Certified Personal Trainer

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

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