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Cleaver Family YMCA

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Explore full- and part-time job opportunities currently available at the Cleaver Family YMCA.

Tami Carolan,
Executive Director

Tami Carolan

Hometown: Prairie Village, Kansas

Y Start Date: June 2022

Certifications: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology from the University of Kansas, certified Agility Coach with DeBruce Foundation

Hobbies: I like to spend time with my adult children Jake and Jess, friends and family; gardening flowers and vegetables; live music, community events, hiking, reading and cooking

Favorite part of working at the Y: “The people! It's a pleasure to come to work each day knowing that I get to work with and serve an amazing community of people. The core values of honesty, respect, caring and responsibility shines through in everything we do at the Y. Being guided by these values leads us to be intentional about healthy living, youth development and social responsibility. I love the diversity, energy and sense of community that exists with our members, guests and associates alike! Being a top notch gym facility is wonderful, but I love that we are so much more than a gym. Being a beacon of light and a source of support and programming for our members and our community sets the Y apart and makes it the best organization that I've been blessed to be a part of.”


Sara Mader,
Member Experience Director

Portrait of Sara Mader

Hometown: Clarksville, Tennessee

Y Start Date: January 2023

Certifications: Masters in Sports Management Administration; ACE Personal Trainer; ACE Fitness Nutrition Certification; ACE Weight Management Certification

Hobbies: "Camping, kayaking, quilting, reading and I'm a huge KC Current fan."

Favorite part of working at the Y: "Getting to know the members and helping our community grow stronger and healthier."

Billy Taylor,
Program Director II

Healthy Living

Hometown: Kansas City

Y Start Date: November 2016

Certifications: Master's Degree in Exercise Science from Ohio Athens, NASM personal training certification, Yoga Alliance certification

Hobbies: Spending time with my wife 

Favorite part of working at the Y: “Helping others achieve their fitness goals!”

James Teuscher,
Program Director II


Hometown: Paola, Kansas

Y start date: March 2016

Certifications: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Chemistry

Hobbies: Reading and playing trivia

Favorite part of working at the Y: "Teaching people safety around water!"

Martha McClung,
Program Coordinator II

Membership and Youth and Family

Hometown: Kansas City

Y Start Date: May 2019

Certifications: Master of Arts (M.A.) in Romance Languages with emphasis in Spanish 

Hobbies: Going for walks, cooking, reading, watching movies and traveling, doing some dancing.

Favorite part of working at the Y: “The community in general and having a great team to work with!”