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Our Y is always looking for talented associates to help us make our community stronger. Explore and apply for full- and part-time job opportunities available at the Paul Henson Family YMCA.
Hometown: Wichita, Kansas
Y Start Date: June 2012
Certifications: Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration and ACE Certified Personal Trainer
Hobbies: Kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and reading
Favorite part of working at the Y: “My favorite part of working for the Y is the people. The members and staff make the Y unlike any other place to work. We need community now more than ever and I am proud to work for an organization that fosters connection.”
Senior Sports Director
Hometown: Lakin, Kansas
Y Start Date: August 2012 with Andover YMCA
Certifications: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in sports management from Wichita State Unviersity. Go shockers!
Hobbies: Playing disc golf and running
Favorite part of working at the Y: “Working with kids, coaches and staff to build a better community.”
Hometown: Kansas City (Wyandotte County)
Y Start Date: February 2018 and returned in January 2023
Certifications: Graduated from Piper High School in 2018, Kansas City Kansas Community College in 2020 with a focus in business, and am currently wrapping up my bachelor's in business administration at Ottawa University. I was also a lifeguard at the Providence Y in 2017, where I was promoted to Head Guard. I then transferred to the North Kansas City Y in 2019 and was promoted to Aquatics Lead that year.
Hobbies: Weightlifting, chess, soccer, motorcycles
Favorite part of working at the Y: "Creating a culture that revolves around safety and accountability. Lifeguards are the highest-qualified representative to respond to emergencies at any facility and we need to ensure that they are given the proper training, attention and care to make certain that they are always ready for action."
Program Director II
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!”
Program Coordinator II
Hometown: Overland Park, Kansas
Y Start Date: December 2016
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and family. My kids are currently on both coasts and my grandchildren are in Florida, so regular visits to see them. I also enjoy outdoor activities like walking and biking and working jigsaw puzzles, crosswords, word searches and boggle search.
Favorite part of working at the Y: “I love the AOA (active older adults) community. It is good to see them doing activities that keep them healthy. I took care of my parents for a number of years prior to their deaths. I tried to incorporate some healthy activities but they were limited due to health conditions. It was good to come to the Y and see an older population pursuing healthy choices."
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