Hillary started her Y career teaching dance at the South YMCA 13 years ago. She left the Wichita YMCA Association for a short time to join the Ozark Mountain Family YMCA. While there she worked her way up to Associate Executive Director. In that role, she was responsible for daily operations, facility management, budget, Annual Campaign and Special Events. In addition she gained experience in volunteer and board recruitment and management. She returned to the South YMCA last Fall as the Dance, Cheer and Gymnastics Director.
Jason has been involved with the YMCA for over 8 years. He has been volunteering for the North YMCA Dance Company assisting with prop building, set-up and take-down for the past 5 years. Jason is a devoted family man and enjoys supporting his 2 daughters in their YMCA dance programs. Jason also holds his B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from Wichita State University.
Kasey has been with the Greater Wichita YMCA for twelve years and is very excited to be working with the South staff and community. She recently made the transition from our El Dorado YMCA this May. Kasey has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology/Human Services and a Masters in Organizational Development from Friends University.
Liz began her Y career in August 2008 at the North Branch. She taught and choreographed there for 3 years working with dancers of all ages and skill levels. She joined the West Branch in June of 2011 as the Dance Coordinator. In the Fall of 2014 she was promoted to the Dance, Cheer and Gymnastics Director here at the South Branch.
Derek received a degree in Communications and his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Wichita State University in 2014. Derek started his Y career in 2013 as a personal trainer and he specializes in rehab, sports specific training, weight loss, nutritional coaching and strength training. Derek became our Fitness Director in August of 2015.
Erica has been with the Greater Wichita YMCA for 7 years. She started her YMCA career in 2007 at our Northwest location as a Kid Zone attendant. She came to the South YMCA as a birthday party hostess in October of 2014. Erica became our Youth & Family coordinator March of 2015.
Zachary holds a B.S. degree in Exercise Science from the University of Nebraska, Kearney. He is also pursuing a Master's of Education in Exercise Science from WSU.
Specialties: General fitness, weight loss, personal/group training, TRX and endurance training (Triathlons and Marathons).
Sean holds a BA degree in Exercise Science form WSU. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Sean is also a former collegiate athlete, and has 6 years of experience as a certified personal trainer.
Specialties: Athletics, power lifting, body building, HIT/cross training, bootcamp and weight loss.
Certifications: NSCA-CSCS, TRX, Dynamex Medicine Ball.
Danielle is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Exercise Science from WSU.
Specialties: General fitness
Christian is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Exercise Science at WSU.
Specialties: Muscle gain, weight loss, athletic performance and physique building.
Miranda is a YMCA certified personal trainer. She is also a certified instructor in: Group exercise, group cycle and Livestrong
Specialties: Overall general fitness/maintenance, group training and circuits, bootcamps and motivational encouragement.