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Management Staff | Personal Trainers

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Sue is the Downtown YMCA's Administrative Assistant to the Director and has several years of administrative background. Sue began working at the Downtown Y in August of 2016 in the Custiodial and Membership Services. Sue enjoys working along side the staff, meeting the members, and is happy to help serve our community through the YMCA.

Rebecca, the Youth and Family Coordinator for the Downtown YMCA is responsible for overseeing programs such as Fun Fit, in addition to overseeing our Kid Zone. Since working here, she has gained a passion and new found respect for the Y and all that it does for the community.  Rebecca's enthusiasm for the YMCA and its mission, along with her passion for Early Childhood Development make her a wonderful resource for all parents here at the Robert D. Love Downtown YMCA.

Cassidy became a member of the Y as soon as she moved to Wichita and instantly fell in love with muscle pump. With a background in massage therapy and bootcamp training, she decided to pursue her love of fitness and started at the Downtown Y as a certified personal trainer and as a group fitness instructor. As the Group Exercise Coordinator, she is responsible for overseeing all group exercise classes.

 Ben oversees lifeguarding, swim lessons, and pool management.  He has worked in aquatics and recreation for over ten years.  Ben is a certified EMT and enjoys working with and mentoring new lifeguards.  He graduated from Wichita State University with degrees in Exercise Science and Physical Education.

Trish is responsible for overseeing the Fitness Floor Associates, Personal and Group Training, and Group Exercise. Trish began her fitness career over 25 years ago as a Personal Trainer. She soon added the responsibility of Group Exercise Instructor, before going into management. She has enjoyed many roles in the Greater Wichita YMCA, such as Fitness Director and Group Exercise Coordinator, and is now looking forward to her new role at the Downtown YMCA as Wellness Director.

Brittani is responsible for overseeing the departments of Membership, Fitness, as well as Youth and Family. Brittani earned a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology from Kansas State University and is a certified American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Specialist (ACSM-HFS). She joined the Y team in December 2009 as a South YMCA personal trainer, served as Fitness Director for the Downtown YMCA from November 2010 to November 2014, and has now taken on the role of Senior Program Director. Brittani enjoys building relationships with new members as well as working with current members to reach their wellness goals.

Terrell began as the Branch Director of the Robert D. Love Downtown YMCA in February of 2017 after many years of service to multiple organizations in the health and fitness industry. Terrell and his family have been members of the YMCA of Greater Wichita since returning to the area in early 2016. Terrell has served the Wichita area in several capacities such as being a volunteer for Big Brothers/ Big Sisters, Communities in Schools, and the Real Men Real Heroes campaign, in addition to his service as a Board member for The Boys and Girls Clubs of South Central Kansas. Terrell received his degree from Wichita State University after four years of basketball, and lives here with his wife and their two daughters.

B.A. in Exercise Science from Wichita State University

Certifications: ACSM EP-C

Specialties: Muscle Mass, Endurance and Strength Training

B.A. in Exercise Science from Wichita State University

Certifications: Y-USA/ACE Certified Personal Trainer, TRX Instructor, Corporate Wellness Weight Loss Trainer

Specialties: Weight Loss, Strength and Conditioning, Injury Rehabilitation, Athletic Performance, Water Strength and Conditioning, Sport Conditioning


B.A. in Exercise Science from Wichita State University

Certifications: Y-USA/ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties: Weight Loss, Endurance Training, Group Training, Balance Training (BOSU, Free Weights, Body Weight, etc.), Older Adults, Water Exercises for Arthritis & Spinal Conditions, TRX Training

AS from Butler Community College; BA in Exercise Science from Wichita State University

Certifications: Y-USA/ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Specialties: Running, Strengthening & Toning, Weight-Loss, Stretching & Flexibility, Sports Specific Training, Endurance Training

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 are 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