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Management Staff | Personal Trainers

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Lori joined the West YMCA team in December 2014.  Lori holds a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Management from Warner Southern University in Florida.  Lori began her Y career in 1993 as a Group Exercise Instructor for the Cheyenne Family YMCA in Wyoming.  Approximately five years later, she transitioned to the Aquatics Director position at the same location.  She then served as Marketing Director for two years before joining the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA in Florida in 2002.  Lori spent the first six years of her career at Volusia Flagler as the Membership/Marketing/Wellness Director.  She continued to grow within the association; taking on an Executive Director role with the Southeast Volusia YMCA and later as a District Executive Director.  Lori served as Vice President for her final two years with the Volusia Flagler YMCA.    

Ashley earned a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Secondary Math Education from Friends University.  She began her YMCA career in 2009 at the Robert D. Love Downtown YMCA lifeguarding, teaching lifeguard classes and leading SPLASH classes.  Ashley began working membership in 2010 and became MOD in 2011.  She also gained experience in Kid Zone and Youth & Family programs while working at the Downtown YMCA prior to her promotion as the Membership Director for the West Branch YMCA.

Tracy began her career with the South Branch YMCA in 2010 as a lifeguard and swim instructor.  She was promoted to the West YMCA Aquatic Director position in March 2016.  Tracy received her Bachelor's in Business Administration from Wichita State University.

Charles joined the YMCA as a Personal Trainer at the Downtown location in August of 2015.  He was promoted to Fitness Director for the West Branch in August of 2016. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Wichita State University, and has served in the military for the past ten years. His drive and motivation is unmatched.  Charles is devoted to create a healthy lifestyle for our staff and members. Charles continues to further educate himself in Exercise and Fitness, and actively pursues additional growth within the YMCA association

Angie began working for the West YMCA Kids Zone in December of 1997. She worked there for 11 years and, in February of 2009 she was promoted to Youth and Family Coordinator.

Monique has been a part of the West YMCA team since 2013.  She loves the opportunity to make a positive impact on Wichita and the surrounding communities.  Monique is passionate about the YMCA's Strong Community Campaign and the life changing experiences it provides to children and families

Certifications: YMCA of USA Faculty Trainer for Personal Training, Group Exercise, Cardio, Step & Cycle; YMCA Personal Trainer; YMCA Group Exercise Instructor; ACE and NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
Specialties: General Fitness, Strength Training and Pilates Towers

Certifications: YMCA Personal Trainer, ACE PEER Fitness Trainer and Livestrong at the YMCA Trainer
Specialties: General Fitness and Strength Training

Certifications: YMCA Personal Trainer
Specialties: General Fitness, Sport Specific, Triathlon Training, Pilates Towers

Joyce has a Personal Training degree from Heritage College.

Certifications: YMCA Personal Trainer, Livestrong at the YMCA Trainer

Specialties: General Fitness and Group Training.