MEET THE STAFF

MANAGEMENT

Jim Wheaton

Owner, Jim’s Gym
CF607 Coach

Jim Wheaton is the owner of Jim’s Gym and a true veteran of the fitness industry. He is a lifelong competitor in both powerlifting and weightlifting over the past 28 years, and holds numerous certifications in personal training and lifting. Jim works one-one one with those looking to lose weight, move better, and increase their quality of life, and has helped his clients to lose hundreds of pounds.

Bonnie Mann

General Manager, Jim’s Gym
Personal Trainer
Boxing Instructor

Bonnie Mann comes to Jim’s Gym with 30 years of experience in the Fitness Industry. Her career has spanned the U.S. Marine Corps, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor, General Manager of LA Boxing and Director of Health and Wellness at the YMCA. In addition, Bonnie is an incredibly accomplished boxer, soon to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Bonnie’s passion for helping people along their fitness and health journey is her highest priority.

PERSONAL TRAINERS

Brandon Beauchemin

Personal Trainer

Brandon is a NCSF certified personal trainer, specializing in working with unique populations. Brandon is a lifelong fitness enthusiast, and understands the importance of customizing his training style and methods to the unique goals of his clients.

Stephen Thompson

Personal Trainer

Stephen is an ISSA-certified personal trainer, specializing in helping his clients with fat loss. He truly loves the work of changing lives for the better, and utilizes the most up-to-date methods available to ensure his clients achieve their goals.

COACHES

Adriane Divens

CF607 Coach

Adriane is a dedicated CF athlete and coach, specializing in rowing and olympic lifting. As a masters-level athlete, Adriane understands the importance of smart training and recovery strategies, and teaches with an eye toward the long-term health and progress of her students.

Becky Linderbery

CF607 Coach

Becky is a well-rounded coach, with experience teaching CF, Strongman, and Olympic Weightlifting. A former collegiate rugby player, Becky is a licensed pharmacist who has dedicated her life to the health and well-being of others.

FRONT DESK

Gregg Dille

Front Desk, Fitness Advocate

Gregg is a longstanding member of the community, spending his time at Jim’s Gym after 34 years teaching Physical Education in Elmira. Gregg coached wrestling, softball, track, football, and volleyball, and is Former Division 1 wrestling competitor. Be sure to say hi next time you stop by the gym!

James Ducot

Front Desk, Fitness Advocate

James is often the first friendly face Jim’s Gym members see when they arrive at the gym. He is a passionate fitness enthusiast, and always ready with motivation or a kind word. Be sure to say hello!

Jordan Norkus

Front Desk, Fitness Advocate

When Jordan isn’t working the front desk at Jim’s Gym, she works the news desk at WETM 18 News as the prime time evening news anchor. Born in Waterbury, Connecticut, Jordan graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2019 with an M.A. in Broadcast Journalism and Media Production.