Vice President of Operations - East Side
Shane Loy

Shane Loy, Branch Director, Dr. Jim Farha Andover YMCA

Shane is an Estherville, IA native.  He holds a degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Northern Iowa.  Shane began his YMCA experience during college at the YMCA of Blackhawk County where he worked as camp counselor, lifeguard, fitness, childcare programs, sports and membership.  He began his career with the Heritage YMCA Group in Naperville, IL as Program Director working mainly with children programs throughout the community.  Shane moved in to the role of Director of Childcare, Family and Community Outreach managing programs within the Naperville community as well as with the Oswego YMCA.   He held the role of Operations Director at a community outreach branch and membership branch before moving in to his current role at Andover.  Shane is married to Nicole and they have a 5 year old daughter, Ava, and recently welcomed Ayden to their family. 

Staff
Jennifer. Weber

Jennifer Weber, Administrative Assistant, Youth & Family Coordinator

Jennifer has lived in Andover for over 20 years, and a Butler County Community College graduate. She is currently working on her Bachelor’s Degree in Non-Profit Organization Leadership from Fort Hays State University. She began her career with the YMCA as a Membership Associate in 2014, and started her current role at the beginning of 2016. She has been a community volunteer for many years, dedicating her time to organizations such as the Girl Scouts, Tornado Alley Young Marines, and Andover Public Schools. Jennifer is married and has three children. 

Ally Kaylor, Fitness Director

Ally is a Denver, Colorado native and holds a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from the University of Kansas. Ally began at the Andover YMCA in 2014 as a Personal Trainer before accepting the position as Fitness Director in 2018. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA as well as a Fitness Nutrition Specialist. She holds additional certifications including USAW Sports Performance Coach, TRX Group Trainer, and BOGAfit Instructor. Ally and her husband, Shawn, are the parents of four fur-babies, Gunner, Jax, Ella, and Harley.

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Shannon Mallinson, Gymnastics Director

Shannon Mallinson has been a gymnast since age six. Since 1998, she’s coached gymnastics at the El Dorado and Northwest Ys and Sunrise Gymnastics. Before joining the Andover Y team, she had team members medal at local, state and national competitions. Shannon holds a Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts with an emphasis on Psychology from Wichita State University. She’s also received certifications in Personal Training, USAG Safety, CPR, AED, First Aid and O2.

Shannon Le

Shannon Le, Aquatics Director

Degree
BS in Kinesiology/Exercise Science from Longwood University in Virginia
Certifications
YMCA Certified Lifeguard, ACSM Exercise Physiologist, ACSM Group Exercise Instructor, AFPA Certified Pre and Postnatal Fitness Specialist

Shannon was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She moved to Wichita in 2014, where she met her husband, Paul. She has two little ones and lives on a small homestead on the outskirts of town. 

Abby Baden, Swim Coach

Abby Baden has been coaching for the Andover All Stars since August 2017. Coach Abby grew up in Wichita and started swimming at age 13 for the NW YMCA Neptune’s. Coach Abby’s favorite stroke is the breaststroke, and her favorite race to swim is the 200 Breast. Abigail’s favorite thing about coaching swim is getting to share my love of swimming with others. It’s fun to watch the swimmers progress and see them reach their goals. 

Abigail graduated from Wichita State with her Bachelors of Science in Social Work. 

Abigail and her husband, Matthew have one daughter Sophia. When Coach Abby is not busy at the pool or busy with family activities, she enjoys baking, reading a good book, and going to Colorado. One day she and her husband hope to own a cabin in Colorado so they can go hiking anytime they want. 

QUANTAE ROBINSON

Quantae Robinson, Membership Director

Quantae, originally from Richmond, Virginia, came to Kansas after joining the Army and being stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas. Quantae, who has two young boys, decided to stay in Kansas, move to Wichita and is now a minister at a local church. 

Danni Hybsha

Danni Hybsha, Gymnastics Coordinator

Degree
Bachelor of Arts in biology
Certifications
O2, First Aid, CPR, USAG Safety, AED

Danni has been teaching at the YMCA for over 10 years and participated in gymnastics and dance since the age of 3. Since 2007, she has coached gymnastics at the El Dorado and Andover Y locations. Many of her gymnasts have received medals at local, regional and national competitions. Danni has a passion for helping children realize their full potential and attain their goals no matter how big or small. She and her husband, Austen, are the parents of three fur-babies, Mystic, Stella and Louie. 

Ryan Littlejohn

Ryan Littlejohn, Senior Program Director

Ryan is married to his best friend Tiffany Littlejohn and is the father of three children, Brynn, Crosby and Rowan. He is grateful to be a part of such a great team. He has 15 years of management experience along with four years of operations experience in the health and wellness field. He excels in team building/management, communication and customer service. Ryan is an active member of Rock Christian Fellowship Church and enjoys reading, hiking, men's small groups, serving in any capacity, hat collecting, shopping and spending time with family. 

Personal Trainers

Kimmy Emmons, Personal Trainer

Degree
Bachelor's Degree from Kansas State University in Kinesiology and Human Nutrition
Certifications
ACSM EP-C, ACSM CPT YMCA Personal Trainer, and Pilates
Specialty
Active Older Adults, Special Populations, Weight Loss, and Pre and Post Natal

Fitness Mission Statement: “Everyone measures progress differently, and my goal is to do whatever I can to help someone see progress based on how they measure it. That can be general health, weight loss, injury rehab, disease control or prevention, or anything that makes them feel better physically and mentally. The biggest reward of my job is helping someone increase his/her quality of life.” 

Jenni Boyle, Personal Trainer

Certifications
YMCA Personal Trainer
Specialty
Weight Loss, Strength Training, Advanced Boot Camps, Small Groups Training

Fitness Mission Statement: "I enjoy encouraging others to work towards the best version of themselves.  I appreciate the challenge of working with current and chronic health concerns and incorporating a regimen that allows the participant to continue with their fitness goals.  I want everybody to have the opportunity for wellness as it benefits every facet of their lives.  Lastly, I like to empower those who have not developed a fit lifestyle to reach their goals and continue to set new ones."

Jackie Silvia, Personal Trainer

Certifications
YMCA Personal Trainer
Specialty
Active Older Adults, Water Strength, Cardio Training, Beginners Training

Kali Richardson, Personal Trainer

Degree
BSE in Community Health, University of Kansas
Certifications
NASM – CPT, TRX Suspension training
Specialty
Group training, Beginner Fitness, Strength and Conditioning, Weight Loss, Stretch and Flexibility

Kali graduated from the University of Kansas in 2018 with a degree in Community Health. She became a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer in 2019. She is currently working on a specialization in Cancer and Sr. Mature Fitness. Kali believes that fitness is a huge component in maintaining both physical and mental health. Her passion for fitness has developed throughout her life and has really grown in the last few years. She aims to motivate and instill confidence in all of her clients to help them reach their individual goals.