Shawn Provencher, Tumbling Director
Shawn brings over 15 years of coaching experience to FH. He was a State Gymnastics Champion during his HS career. He has worked for several area gyms and in 2015 achieved a life-long dream of owning his own facility. One tumbling session with Shawn and kids are hooked. He is a knowledgeable, positive coach with a large following. Step into his gym and see one of his tumbling passes; you’ll be amazed at his skill and ability level!
Christine Mecham, Cheer Program Coordinator, Assistant Coach
Christine Mecham is one of the owners of Firehouse and oversees all cheering related activities. She is also the Assistant Coach of the Superstars Team, Inferno. She is AACCA, CPR, and First Aid certified. She has been coaching in the Mid-coast area for many years. She was previously the competition coach for the 6th-8th grade BAYFL team and since 2012 has been the varsity cheering coach for Mt. Ararat High School. Her passion is cheering, and kids under her direction will be prepared to enter the HS competition arena.
Gail Gary, Private Lesson Coordinator
To many of you, Gail is the face of Firehouse Tumbling! She schedules all of our private lessons and coordinates between parents and Shawn. She also is the face behind the desk at our Open Tumbles. We couldn’t be more grateful to have such a special person in our corner. Gail volunteers countless hours each week to spread the word about Firehouse Tumbling, and her daughter Becca is one of our best forms of advertising! They are a permanent fixture at FH most nights of the week.
Lily Mecham, Inferno Head Coach
Has been actively involved in competitive cheering since an early age. She was a member of the Mt Ararat High School Varsity Competition Team for 4 years. Lily has been accepted to UNE and plans to cheer at the collegiate level. She was also recognized with the Outstanding Senior Award at MTA for the 2017 season. Lily excels in tumbling and flying as an athlete. Lily has done an outstanding job of coaching the senior level team at Firehouse.
Kristina Faith, Flames Coach (2nd-4th)
FH was very excited to drag Kristina out of ‘retirement’ to add her to our coaching team. She has coached this age group in the past and did an amazing job! The class of 2016 at both MTA and BHS include over 10 kids who began their cheering career with Kristina. She truly excels with this age group. Kids and parents will love her energy! She is AACCA certified as well as First Aid certified. Kristina has been married for 22 years and is a mother of four children ages 3-20. She is a pre-school teacher and decorator.
Paige Booty, Head Coach for our Sparks
A graduate of Mt Ararat High School, Paige cheered all four years in high school on the varsity competition squad. She also was one of two seniors to attend the Shriner's Lobster Bowl in the summer of 2016. A recipient of the the Coaches Award at MTA, Paige is a positive coach who has an amazing ability to motivate our nuggets and keep them on task.
Julie Booty, Team Parent for the Sparks.
An active community member and member of the MSAD 75 School Board, Julie has been involved with supporting Firehouse Cheer Teams since our inception. Julie is Paige's Mom and helps support the team at competitions.