Darcy Swan Promoted to YMCA’s Senior Vice President of Youth Development
Darcy Swan is now senior vice president of Youth Development at the YMCA of Greater Kansas City. She will provide leadership and strategy while building relationships to advance before and after school, summer day camp, preschool and other YMCA out-of-school time programs throughout the greater Kansas City area.
Swan joined the YMCA of Greater Kansas City in 2022 as Vice President of Youth Development. Prior to that, Swan was executive director of curriculum and instruction for Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools. She started her career in education with the Shawnee Mission School District as a middle school teacher, and served in multiple advancing roles in the Shawnee Mission district including district resource specialist, interim elementary principal, and elementary curriculum coordinator.
“Darcy’s leadership as senior vice president will continue to advance and grow our youth development and out-of-school programs,” said Mark Hulet, president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Kansas City. “Her background in education is already having a positive impact on the community and the Y’s ability to meet the needs of children and their families as part of our strategic plan.”
The Y is the largest provider of child care services in the greater Kansas City area, serving more than 4,600 youth a year in before and after school programs and more than 2,300 youth a year in summer day camps. The Y provides before and after school programs and summer day camps in districts throughout the metro, including Blue Valley, Bonner Springs, Piper, Platte County R-3, Shawnee Mission, Spring Hill and Turner, as well as Crossroads Charter Schools, University Academy, Ascension and St. Ann.