Melinda Metten

Owner Melinda Metten opened CrossFit Bangor in June 2011 so she could have a place to work out with her friends. Little did she know, her whole life was about to change. CrossFit Bangor’s reputation spread like wildfire, and so did membership at her box. Melinda does it all, not just at the gym, but in life. Aside from owning


adminMelinda Metten


Tiffany is Level 2 CrossFit Coach, she comes to us from the Brunswick/Portland area and has been a coach for 5 years. She has a long standing background in fitness with a  Bachelors degree in Community Health Communication from The University of Maine at Farmington and double minors in Exercise Science and Nutrition and is also a Certified Peronal Trainer



Kevin Anderson

is known at CrossFit Bangor as “The WOD Whisperer.” He got introduced to CrossFit in 2008 when he was at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and was instantly addicted. He’s always been passionate about fitness, and CrossFit was a perfect fit for him. Kevin says the best thing about coaching is seeing his members’ confidence shoot up when they get


adminKevin Anderson

James Hildebrand

former sedentary lifestyle is what brought him to CrossFit. “The daily challenges and results got me to stay, and the people and the community made me want to be a coach,” he says. Today he is passionate about bringing people of all ages to the sport of fitness and helping to grow CrossFit Bangor’s community. He excels at helping people


adminJames Hildebrand

Cherie Christopherson

calls herself an expert in freestyle dancing and singing the wrong lyrics to most songs. Though she never had a really athletic background, from the first time she tried CrossFit she was hooked. Today, she’s passionate about the “infinite possibilities” that each day holds, for herself and her members. “I love watching a group of people, from all different walks


adminCherie Christopherson

Michele Pampinella

specializes in motivation and helping people believe in themselves. Her favorite thing about coaching is “the lightbulb moment” when one of her members reaches a goal they never imagined they could achieve. Michele is a lifelong athlete with a long list athletic pursuits including adventure runs and “anything outdoors.” Michele is currently battling breast cancer and is using CrossFit as


adminMichele Pampinella

Karen Landry

is the kind of person you’d want around if you got stranded on a desert island. She’s a firefighter, an RN, and a paramedic. She could keep you in shape, too. Karen played a ton of sports in high school and college, but after graduating, she missed the camaraderie of team sports. CrossFit jumped in to fill the void. “I


adminKaren Landry

Derek Gilley

is a former football and baseball player that came to CrossFit wanting to better his life, and he ended up improving other people’s, too. He loves watching members push past limits they never knew they had. Seeing members achieve and then push past their goals perfectly fits his favorite quote: “For every mountain you climb and plateau you rest at,


adminDerek Gilley

Karl Metten

Was introduced to CrossFit six years ago by his wife, Melinda, and is so glad he was. Today, he’s thrilled to help members improve their bodies and minds with CrossFit. He specializes in body weight movements and loves watching members “accomplish something they thought impossible.” His favorite quote is “I’d rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.

adminKarl Metten