Vernon Powell and The Athlete
Powell Shoes was established in 1936, in Salisbury, Maryland by the late Vernon H. Powell. The Vernon Powell Shoe Companies are still family owned and operated, located throughout the Delmarva Peninsula in Salisbury, MD; Easton, MD; Rehoboth Beach, DE; and Onley, VA.
Powell and The Athlete carry a wide selection of men's and women's brand name dress, casual, comfort, and athletic footwear at reasonable prices, and an extensive selection of kids' shoes in the VP KIDS department.
have a large inventory of "hard-to-find" sizes in New Balance, Rockport, Clarks of England, and more. We also carry a large inventory of
athletic technical running shoes by Nike, Asics, Saucony, Adidas, New Balance, and more.
are experiencing foot, knee, or back pain, schedule an appointment with Vernon Powell's Board Certified Pedorthists for a complimentary foot assessment. VP's Pedorthists can work with you and/or your physician to find solutions to your foot pain. Simply finding the right shoe for your foot type can often solve problems. From Diabetic Footwear to Custom Orthotics and Shoes, Vernon Powell's Pedorthic staff is available to help you. Find out more at
ship anywhere in the continental United States (except Alaska), so if you're looking for
that hard-to-find size, or anything special, send us an email VPShoeCo@aol.com
and we'll let you know if we have what you're looking for, as well as the price of the item.
Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding your footwear needs.