BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Stephen Donnell

Branch Manager

VERONICA BECKER

Stacy Kelly

Zach Meyers

Stacie O’Brien

Lynette Piller

Mark Stamburger

Steve Villegas

Alison Wasmer

MENDOTA Y STAFF

Steve Donnell

Branch Manager

Chris Sandoval

ISSA Certified Personal Trainer

Education:

Graduate of Mendota Township High School

Illinois Valley Community College Student, graduating with an Associates of Science with a focus of Kinesiology, pursuing a degree in Physical Therapy Assistance

International Sport Science Academy Certificate of Personal Training

Experience:

3-sport athlete in all 4 years of high school

United States Powerlifting Association Powerlifting Competitor

Red Cross Certified Lifeguard

Mendota YMCA Strength and Conditioning Coach

Colleen Myers

Dance and Group Fitness Instructor / AFSA Certified Group Fitness Instructor

Mendota Area YMCA Group Exercise instructor since 2013

Instructor of Body Strength, Dance Fitness, Monday Mix, Morning Stretch, Senior Fitness

2018 Tom Merwin Gold Star Employee

 

Emily Manternach

Yoga Instructor

Joined the Illinois Valley YMCA, Peru and Mendota branches in January of 2020

Instructor of Yoga Flow and Yoga Novice

Yoga Institute and Indra Yoga Certified Yoga Instructor

Yoga Body Elements certified in Restorative Yoga

Chris Sandoval

Strength and Conditioning Head Coach

Graduate of Mendota Township High School

3-sport athlete in all 4 years of high school

United States Powerlifting Association Powerlifting Competitor

Red Cross Certified Lifeguard

Illinois Valley Community College student, graduating with an Associates of Science with a focus of Kinesiology, pursuing a degree in Physical Therapy Assistance

International Sport Science Academy Certificate of Personal Training

Emiliano Arteaga

Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach

Graduate of Mendota Township High School

4-year member of Mendota Trojan Soccer Team

3-time High School Regional Soccer Champion

4-year member of Mendota Trojan Basketball Team

2-year member of Mendota Trojan Baseball and Track and Field Teams

Member of Kishwaukee College Kougars Soccer Team

Kishwaukee College student, graduating with an Associates of Science with a focus of Kinesiology, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology