Our Founders & Owners

Treehouse has helped tens of thousands of clients achieve their goals over the years. We will do what other gyms and trainers won’t: we are coaches, trainers, fans, and friends. We are students of life, and we keep pushing ourselves to always keep learning and find new techniques to help our clients.

Dave Picardy


After a short stint in the Army and a career in the office furniture industry, Coach Dave finally settled into the fitness industry as a personal trainer. He brought with him years of martial arts training and an understanding from the army of real world fitness. It did not take very long to realize the current fitness industry model of building lean muscle and burning calories was way off base. After reading two journals from Greg Glassman (What is Fitness & Foundations) everything changed.

Certifications: USAW Senior Coach, CrossFit L1

Tara Picardy

Founder, Coach

Tara Picardy is our business manager (which makes her the real boss!) and coach. After several years in the corporate legal field, Tara realized her true passion for fitness when her husband Dave stumbled upon CrossFit. Tara’s education, knowledge of business and interpersonal skills has allowed her to pursue her coaching/business manager career full time. Being physically active for most of her life, Tara was excited to be able to share this passion with men, women and children of all ages.

Certifications: CrossFit L2, USAW Sports Performance Coach, Precision Nutrition L1 Coach

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