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About

 

The TJF MISSION & OUR STORY

We believe in the power of families working together toward a common goal. Our mission is to provide your entire family a place to have fun and get fit, all under one roof.

Triple Jump Fitness was created in 2012 with the vision of developing a pathway for families to “jump” from one fitness level to another based on age ranges and specific workout needs throughout their lives.

The concept was different from anything we had experienced before in our extensive fitness and personal training backgrounds, and we were excited to bring our own family-centered fitness philosophy to our clients.

Our fitness expertise is three-fold: early childhood gross motor skill development & family fitness, youth athletic performance for early teens and teenagers, and small group adult personal training. The Triple Jump experience is like nothing you’ve seen before.

 

Live Fit. Be Active. Feel Strong.

Ready to Jump In? Click here to schedule your free fitness consult.

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Learn more about  Kim & Tim DeMado Interview with Dr Lisa Belisle with Maine Magazine

Read here the Portland Press Release when we first opened.

Check out another great local resource Fit Maine for fun activities for the whole family that spot lighted us.

 

 

 

We are so excited to be in partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine helping to support the families staying at Ronald McDonald House in Portland, Maine while their children are receiving medical care. Tumble Tikes is a great place for their other children can play and have fun keeping fit.

 

 

 


MEET THE TEAM

Owner/Operations Director

Kim DeMado, Co-Founder, Kids & Family Health Coach

“I love working with parents and kids. I believe involving kids in fitness classes is one of the best ways to build confidence. They begin to learn listening and discipline skills that will benefit them the rest of their life. Plus it’s FUN! As a working mom, I totally get that fitting in a workout is difficult. We offer a unique experience that combines a play date and workout, helping moms and kids get fit and make friends. Are you coming to work out or are you coming to play? Why not both!”

Originally from Vermont, Kim moved to Maine and began teaching fitness in 1990.  To fill the void after completing her competitive gymnastics career, she fell head over heels for fitness classes, becoming a group fitness instructor/ director at two area health clubs.

In 2008 she became co-owner and personal trainer with her husband Tim in their business, Athlete’s Training Solutions.  More recently, she opened Tumble Tikes, a children’s fitness center to provide families and children with a foundation based healthy and staying active together. Her passion is helping her clients of all ages(especially moms) learn to love their bodies, feel stronger and in the process improve every aspect of their lives where you can also find her at kimdemado.com.

Kim has additional expertise in triathlon training, working with numerous triathletes and is also a 2-time Ironman finisher herself. Kim is a mom of 4 children, the youngest – Jackson, who is as active in programs at TJF.  She believes that maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle is the key to a happy life she lives the philosophy:

Kim’s Fitness Philosophy: Anything is possible; mind over matter; say you can do it and you will, say you can’t and you probably won’t.

Contact Kim at (207) 653-2544 or email at kim@kimdemado.com


Owner/Programs Director

Tim DeMado, MS, NASM , Co-Founder, Personal Trainer & Youth Performance Coach

“I coach and train because one of the best ways to raise someone’s self-esteem and confidence is by putting them in a position to do something they didn’t think was possible. With the right work ethic and commitment this can be achieved physically through training. There’s a great lesson to be learned through setting goals, working towards them and ultimately succeeding in the fitness industry that transcends into all other facets of life. Many times this may include overcoming adversity in the process. You’re a great coach if you can make this dream come true for your personal training clients.”

Tim has been a personal trainer and performance coach since moving to Maine in 2004.  He received his Masters in Physical Education from Springfield College in 2001 and later became a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

His training career began as a Fitness Program Manager for the Town Sports International Corporation (Boston Sports Clubs) in Boston, MA.  While there he also worked part-time as a strength and conditioning coach at Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning in Winchester, MA.  Upon moving to Maine, Tim worked his way up to become Head Trainer/Fitness Director at Bay Club in Portland.

In 2008, he opened his first fitness business, Athlete’s Training Solutions, in partnership with his wife.  Throughout his training career to date, he has worked with numerous adult clientele and athletes from middle school right through the professional ranks.  Most notably he has prepared two full scholarship athletes from Maine for their collegiate playing careers (football/softball) and is currently working with another (basketball).

Tim’s Fitness Philosophy: Consistency is the key; there is no substitute for hard work.

Contact Tim at (860) 671-0844 or email at triplejumpfitness@gmail.com

 


Health Coach

Will Paradis, Personal Trainer & Performance Coach

As a personal trainer and a fitness enthusiast, Will will help you on your fitness journey by using his core foundation of knowledge and correct strength training techniques. His goal is to help others realize their full potential through coaching and encouragement.

Will is passionate about physical fitness and comes from a strong athletic background.  He graduated from the Waynflete School where he excelled in lacrosse.  From there he went onto Salve Regina University where he played lacrosse at the collegiate level.

Following school Will was an assistant lacrosse coach at Waynflete and  also served as a performance coach for the Portland-based lacrosse company 207 Lacrosse.  He has worked with countless middle and high school athletes over the years, especially those looking to take their lacrosse game to the next level.  He is currently the assistant lacrosse coach at the University of Southern Maine.

Will is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.  As a performance coach, he will help you not only reach your goals but surpass them.  His coaching style is one that will challenge and push you to attain levels you didn’t think possible. Let him help you exceed your expectations, and transform you into your ‘best version’ possible.

Contact Will for training at (207) 712-2093 or email at will.g.paradis@gmail.com

 


Operations Coordinator + Health Coach

Eliza Richard, Personal Trainer & Tumble Tikes Instructor

After growing up in Farmington, Eliza moved to Southern Maine to attend the University of New England where she received her Bachelors of Health Wellness and Occupational Studies before settling down in Portland.

She started her career working with children anywhere from 6 weeks to 20 years old in a variety of settings until she decided to pursue her love of creativity and fitness.

When she’s not working you can find Eliza reading a good book, doing something active outdoor whether it’s mountain biking or snowshoeing, or hanging out with her dog Zeus. She is completing her Personal Trainer Certification through the NSCA and excited to help others become the happiest and healthiest versions of themselves through body positivity and fitness.

Contact Eliza for training at (207) 512-6283 or email at elizagrace12@gmail.com


Triple Jump Coach

Dana Dotson, Open Gym Coach & Party Facilitator

A long time holistic wellness enthusiast, Dana Dotson is a new Mainer from the Blue Ridge Highlands of Virginia. She moved here this winter (’17) to accept an AmeriCorps VISTA position with catholic Charities Refugee and Immigration Employment Services.

Dana is excited to explore Maine’s acclaimed wilderness through some of her favorite activates such as biking, hiking, swimming and camping. she recently completed her 200 hour yoga teacher certification at the “The Om Place” in Winchester, KY and taught at “Body, Mind, and Sol’ before moving to Maine.

She grew up doing gymnastics and practically every sport offered by her public school system. After completing her Associated degree in Theater Education, Dana took some time off to travel around Europe.

She completed a 2 year long program at the Appalachian School of Holistic Herbalism in Asheville Northern Carolina before moving to Berea KY to complete her bachelors in Studio Art with an emphasis in psychology. She plans to pursue a Master’s Degree in Expressive Art Therapy and continue helping others realize their inherent strength and capacity for creative and natural healing.

 


Yoga Teacher

Wendy McLoon-Waterman, RYT500, C-IAYT, TIYT – Yoga Therapy

A native New Englander, Wendy was born and raised outside of Boston and spending summers in mid coast Maine. She began practicing yoga as a means to cope with stress. She found her stress managed and began to realize the other benefits she was gaining from yoga. The increased flexibility made everyday movement seem easier.

After moving back to Maine in 2010, Wendy finished her 200 hour training and then went on to study Yoga Therapy for the next 3 years, earning her credential with the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She is passionate about bringing the benefits of yoga to ALL people, regardless of size, age, or level of health. In addition to working with physical challenges people may have, Wendy received additional training to become more skilled at working with people who are affected by trauma, anxiety and/or depression.

When not on the mat, Wendy enjoys spending time with her dogs, hiking, biking, going to concerts/plays, knitting, reading and spending time with friends and family. She is excited to join the ranks at Triple Jump Fitness and hopes to create another avenue toward total fitness for members and newcomers alike.

Contact Wendy for group classes & private training at (610) 453-3414 or email at wwaterman@roadrunner.com

 


EMPLOYMENT

Triple Jump Fitness is always excited to bring new people onto our team.  We are a company that believes our passion for fitness and families is critical to having the best people we can find on our team. We are always seeking upbeat and professional people that love to have fun, enjoy people, and are dedicated to being healthy. We’re always seeking staff that are self-motivated, organized and want to be a part of the larger community of family fitness. If there is not a posted position that you are currently interested in, please submit your application and we will
keep it on file for future openings.

POSITIONS POSTED:

If you are interested in a position, send us your resume by EMAIL here.