GREATER WICHITA YMCA 

NO WATER PARK TODDLER TIME TODAY

There will be NOTODDLER TIME in the Water Parks on WED. 6/19. Check back at 11AM for status of open swim in the WATER PARKS.

Our INDOOR POOLS ARE open regular hours. Please come inside and swim.

SUMMER LIFEGUARDS NEEDED - ALL 9 LOCATIONS

ATTENTION - We're looking for summer lifeguards for our indoor pools and outdoor water parks. We offer lower-cost certification and, to qualifying guards, a refund of charges.

DENNIS SCHOENEBECK NORTH YMCA

Address & Contact Info
3330 N. Woodlawn Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67220

North YMCA Staff

YMCA staff are committed to serving you and your family. That's why we strive to both model and exemplify the Y's core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Jason Pedigo: Branch Director

Jason graduated from Wichita State University in 2004 with a BA in Sport Administration. He began his career with the Y in 2003 as an intern and Manager on Duty for the South YMCA. In 2005, he left Wichita to become a Sports Director for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City. He returned in 2009 as the Sports Director of the new Andover YMCA. In that role, he’s served on the Andover Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and the City of Andover Parks Committee. He also earned the Annual Campaign Staff Campaigner of the Year award for the Andover YMCA, as well as the Kevin Padrnos award for the Greater Wichita YMCA.

Trey Hightower : Sr. Program Director 

Membership, Fitness, Group Ex., Housekeeping

Trey graduated from Friends University, in 2007, with a BA in Health Management and Minor in Business Administration. Trey began his career with the Y in 2006, as an intern. In 2007 he began working at the East YMCA as the Manager on Duty and after a year was then promoted to Membership Director. In 2013 he then moved to the North YMCA as a Director in the same role. In 2014, Trey left the YMCA and began to work in the health field as the Chief Operations Officer for a Health & Dental Clinic in Wichita. In August of 2018 he returned to the Y and accepted a position of Senior Program Director.  

Jamie Moore: Sr. Program Director 

Youth Programs, Sports, Aquatics, Youth & Family 

Jamie has been with the Greater Wichita YMCA since 2000 where she gained experience and training working in the West YMCA Kid Zone before coming to the Dennis Schoenebeck North Branch YMCA as Youth & Family Coordinator.  In November of 2016 she was promoted to Youth & Family Director. Jamie oversaw Kid Zone, Climbing Wall, and Martial Arts.  In May of 2018 Jamie was promoted to Sr. Program Director overseeing Youth Programs, Sports, Aquatics and Youth & Family.  

Natasha Jones: Dance, Tumbling, and Gymnastics Director

Natasha has 13 years of teaching experience for both competitive and recreational dance and has been taking dance since the age of five. She has trained in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop, and modern techniques. She was apart of her high school dance team all four years. After graduating high school she received a scholarship to dance at Barton Community College where she was Dance Team Captain and asked to help coach for the Argonne All Stars. After Barton Natasha decided to further her education and went on to Wichita State University and joined their dance program. She graduated with her Bachelors of Performing Arts in Dance in 2017. Her senior solo was asked to be performed at an additional showcase and she was awarded Choreographer of the year in 2017 by the WSU Dance Staff. She has had the opportunity to teach camps for surrounding high schools and other studios throughout the years. Natasha has been working as an instructor for the YMCA since 2011 and was promoted to Coordinator in 2014. Natasha decided to move away in 2017, however, is so glad to be back as the new Dance, Gymnastics, and Tumbling Director and looking forward to her time at the YMCA.

Julie Perry: Fitness Director

Degree: MEd in Education from Slippery Rock University
Certifications: ACSM CPT, RRCA Running Coach, TRX Rip Core and Suspension Training, YMCA Personal Trainer
Specialties: Running and Race Preparation, TRX, Endurance Sport Conditioning, Baby Boomer Fitness, Youth Sport Performance Conditioning, Special Needs, Weight Loss, Boot Camps, Motivational Encouragement

Taryn Ketter: Sports Director

Taryn graduated from the University of South Dakota, in 2009, with a BA of Science Degree in Recreation.  At South Dakota she played soccer for four years on scholarship.  In high school Taryn was a two-time Nebraska State Champion in volleyball and soccer.  Taryn has over 10 years of experience working in the recreation field; working for companies in South Dakota, Yellowstone National Park, Austin Texas, and Denver Colorado. In May 2016 Taryn accepted the Sports Director position at the Dennis Schoenebeck North YMCA. 

Crystal Owens: Youth & Family Director

Crystal graduated from WSU in 2004 with a BA in Human Resources. She has been with the Dennis Schoenebeck North YMCA since 2005 where she started in the Kid Zone. Later she also took on the role of Mom's Day Out teacher and Birthday Hostess. In May of 2018, she was promoted to Youth & Family Coordinator where she oversees Kid Zone, Mom 's Day Out, and Birthday Parties. 

Christine Little: Group Exercise Coordinator

Christine started her career with the YMCA in 2016 after moving here from Louisiana.  She was an avid runner all through high school and while raising her 4 kids.  Christine had the privilege of staying home with her kids for almost 20 years.  4 years ago she had the opportunity to work in a small spin studio where she learned her passion was to work with others and share her love of health and fitness.  In September of 2018 she accepted the position of Group Exercise Coordinator and looks forward to being an advocate for our instructors and Group Exercise members.  

Dalton Haight: Membership Coordinator 

Dalton started his career at the YMCA in 2014, as a part-time lifeguard at the West YMCA. In February 2015, he moved to the Membership Service team at the North YMCA. In October of 2015, he was promoted to part-time Manager on Duty. In August of 2016, he accepted the position of Assistant Membership Director at the Northwest YMCA. In November 2018, he accepted the position of Membership Coordinator at the Dennis Schoenebeck North YMCA. He brings his experience from two different branches and two different departments back to the North YMCA. He is excited to make new relationships and reconnect with old ones. He will be obtaining a degree from Wichita State University in Physical Education. 

Rhonda Rickert

Degree: B.A. in Health Science Degree In Respiratory Therapy from WSU 

Certifications: YMCA Personal Trainer, Pilates Towers

Specialties: Pilates Towers, Geriatric Fitness, Exercise for Disabilities, Special Populations, Cancer Survivors and Kids Fitness

Erin Spurgreon

Degree: B.A. in Exercise Science from WSU

Certifications: YMCA Certified Personal Trainer, ACSM HFS, Livestrong Coach

Specialties: Weight Loss, Beginners Fitness, Active Older Adult Fitness, General Strength and Conditioning, Special Populations

Rachael Runda

Degree: B.A. in Exercise Science from WSU

Certficiations: YMCA Personal Trainer

Specialties: Boot Camps, Youth Fitness, Weight Loss, Strength and Conditioning, Active Older Adult Fitness, Beginner Fitness, Sport Specific Training, Balance and Agility

Cheryl Cortez

Degree: Finishing Registered Dietitian with a minor in Exercise Science from KState and EMU .

Certifications: YMCA Certified Personal Trainer, YMCA Group Exercise Instructor, Y-USA Arthritis Foundation Aqua Certified.

Specialties: General Health and Fitness, Active Older Adults, Water Exercise, Balance and Agility, HITT, Foam Roller and TRX.

Jordan Clark

Degree: BA in Exercise Science from WSU.   

Certifications: YMCA Personal Trainer

Specialties: Beginners Fitness, Free Weights, Bodyweight Training, HIIT, Strength and Conditioning, Active Older Adults, Kids Fitness.  

Timothy Burnham

Degree: ACSM-CPT; Attended Butler Community College

Certifications: ACSM-CPT, Y Personal Training

Specialties: Agility, Gymnastics and Acrobatic support, Youth and Adults

Danielle McAdam

Degree: ACSM-CEP BA Ex Sci, BA in Athletic Training, MED Sports Management from WSU, Completing a BS in Dietetics and Nutrition from KState

Certifications: ACSM-CEP, Pilates Towers, TRX, Yoga, Kettlebells

Specialties: Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation, Weight Loss, Strength Training, and Flexibility. Enjoys working with all age groups.

Linda Amphonephong 

Degree: B.A. in Ex Sc from WSU

Certifications: ACE YMCA Personal Trainer

Specialties: Active Older Adults, Beginner Fitness, Strength and Conditioning, Resistance and Balance 

Zach Fox 

Degree: BA in Sports Management and MS Ex Sc from WSU 

Certifications: ACE YMCA Personal Trainer 

Specialties: Beginner Fitness, Weight Loss, HITT, Strength and Conditioning 

Melissa Morrow 

BS in Kinesiology from TX A&M, MA Biblical Studies

Certifications: ACE YMCA Personal Trainer

Specialties: Functional Training, Corrective Exercise, Pre & Post Natal Fitness, Active Older Adults

Noe Rodriguez 

AA in LAS from BCCC, BA Ex Sc from WSU 

Certifications: ACE YMCA Personal Trainer 

Specialties: Strength and Conditioning, HIIT, Beginner's Fitness, Sports Training