Kelly Scott

Co-Founder, The FIT Republic

Star Diamond Leader





Kelly grew up a competitive cheerleader and cheer coach so she has always had a passion for being dedicated and driven to succeed in her sport and life in general. Her love for cheerleading led to her interest in becoming a full time fitness professional. Her mission is to share her knowledge about living a happy and healthy lifestyle while allowing yourself time off to indulge in the finer things in life, in moderation of course. Her motto is work hard, play hard! Life is too short to take things too seriously.



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  • BA in Sociology, San Jose State University

  • Independent Beachbody Coach, Star Diamond Leader

  • Owner/CEO EmpowerFIT Boot Camp

  • NASM Certified Group Fitness Instructor

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer

  • TRX Suspension & RIP Trainer Certified Instructor

  • Brendon Burchard’s High Performance Academy Graduate (completed 2015)

  • Nationally Ranked Competitive Cheerleading Coach (2003-2011)


Education, Career, and Life Experience

Kelly is a successful entrepreneur and has over 18 years experience in the fitness industry.  She started her coaching career at the young age of 15. Kelly’s teams won over 8 national titles during her 18 years of coaching. In 1998, she started teaching group exercise while working full time and finished up college. In 2009 Kelly retired from coaching cheer to focus on her fitness career. In 2010 Kelly made a transition from working in the fitness industry part time to full time, a long goal that she finally achieved. She is now the proud owner of EmpowerFIT where she offers early morning outdoor boot camp classes in San Carlos, San Mateo, and Palo Alto. She is a Certified Personal & Group Trainer and Independent Beachbody Coach. Kelly enjoys providing both live and online coaching to her clients. She prescribes in home workout programs and Shakeology to her clients for maximum results, better overall internal health, increased energy, and more.


The Fit Republic is Born

In 2011 Heather invited Kelly to join Team Beachbody and Kelly became Heather’s first coach! Becoming a part of Team Beachbody was the missing link in Kelly’s fitness business. Her clients would ask for advice on nutritional shakes and workouts they could do while traveling and Kelly would refer them to YouTube videos and vitamin shops, none of which she was passionate about. Now Kelly can provide her clients with supplements, Shakeology, and top of the line in home workout videos that she has tried herself and stands behind 100%.

As Kelly’s fitness business grew she was unable to take on more personal training clients or add more group exercise classes to her plate.  Rather than turning away clients she was able to invite them to her online challenge groups and coach them remotely. This opportunity opened up a new door to virtual fitness and coaching, one that Kelly didn’t realize was even possible. Being a Beachbody Coach provide Kelly with additional income so she was able to scale back her teaching schedule and spend more time working from home.

As team grew, Kelly collaborate with Heather and Genevieve to create The Fit Republic. Our goals was to give other people the opportunity to work from home, spend more time with their family,and do something that truly mattered - helping people live healthier and happier lives through health and fitness.


More on Kelly

Kelly lives in Menlo Park, CA and is married to her long time friend Kevin Scott in 2011. They have a four legged son named Bodhi who brings them much love and happiness on a daily basis. Kelly is a Bay Area native who grew up in Redwood City. She graduated from San Jose State with a bachelor's degree in Sociology and a minor in Business.  Kelly enjoys traveling around the world, camping, snow skiing, hiking….. basically anything outdoors! She loves adventures and laughing daily.