Coach of the Year Award
What coaches do FOR ALL kids goes beyond notes on a clipboard, because teaching players the rules of the game is only a portion of their impact.
With each practice and interaction, coaches are preparing our youth for every new chapter to come in their lives.
The Greater Wichita YMCA is a tight-knit community full of people of all ages who care about their own physical and mental health as well as the well-being of everyone around them. Their stories illustrate how the Y is a place FOR ALL.
Toy Mitchell regularly visits our West YMCA branch and is 69...
Christmas 2022 was almost perfect for Caden Smith. Its one flaw – the fact that it fell on a Sunday.
You see nobody – not even Kris Kringle – messes with Caden’s Sunday routine. Sundays are reserved for 30-minute adaptive swim lessons at the YMCA. End of story.
Caden makes no secret of the...
We often say the Greater Wichita YMCA is a place where future MVPs are made, and it was proven once again by Kansas' No. 1 high school football prospect, Avery Johnson. There was intense media attention on the Maize student's decision to commit to Kansas State University. His family was right beside...
Dawn and Sami Couzens belong at the Greater Wichita YMCA because of the personalized attention they receive from Erin, a personal trainer at the Dennis Schoenebeck North YMCA. Here is their story in their own words:
"My daughter and I started a membership at the YMCA in 2011 after a lengthy...
We congratulate all of our award nominees on their exceptional service to the Greater Wichita YMCA!
Coach of the Year Nominees:
Luke Beal, El Dorado Y
Michael Casados, North Y
Jesus Campos, Farha Sports Center
Brandy & David Eagle, Farha Sports