Branch Director

Matt Engel

Matt, who is from St. Louis, Missouri has been working for the YMCA since 2007 and for the Greater Wichita YMCA since 2020. Matt has experience in youth programming, camp, sports, operations, and aquatics. As a youth, Matt was able to participate at his local Y through the Annual Campaign so he knows firsthand how a YMCA can impact its community. Matt is married to Jill and they have 2 boys, Emmett and Tucker. Matt holds a degree in Physical Education from Lindenwood University. 

Staff

Wendy Wilkinson, Senior Program Director

Wendy is bringing a high level of expertise and passion to the El Dorado Y. Along with a Bachelor of Arts Degree is Recreation Administration, she has started and directed multiple cities’ Recreational Departments successfully, and worked in City Government and the private sector of recreation development and management. Wendy strongly believes in the mission of the YMCA and loves the opportunity to serve her hometown community. 

Cassandra Criger, Senior Program Director

Degree
Sports Management From Washburn University

Cassie recently moved to El Dorado from the Topeka area after having served as the Executive Director for the Sunflower State Games. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management from Washburn University. She is looking forward to serving the YMCA members and local community. In her free time, you can find her on the local trails. Cassie’s favorite past time is running and biking. When she’s not running races, she likes to volunteer and cheer on others. She can’t wait to see you at the Y! 

 

Matt Prichard, Maintenance Director

Matt joined the El Dorado team in 2009. Matt takes pride in making sure El Dorado branch members have a pleasant experience.

Lynnette Clark, Membership Coordinator

Lynnette grew up in the El Dorado area and still resides here with her husband, their pug chihuahua, 2 snakes, and 2 bearded dragons.  Lynnette has been with the YMCA for more than 3 years serving in a variety of roles in both fitness and membership. Lynnette loves our Y and looks forward to meeting you!

Jordan Minto, Wellness Coordinator

Jordan grew up near Maize, KS and just recently moved to the El Dorado area.  Jordan was a longtime member at the Northwest YMCA and has experience taking a wide array of group exercise classes.  Jordan holds a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Physiology from Kansas State University. Jordan spends a lot of her free time going to the lake with her boyfriend and 2 dogs, Emerson and Josie!

Melaine Winters, Administrative Assistant

Melanie grew up in South East Kansas on a cattle ranch. Melanie now lives in El Dorado with her two dogs Bear and Oakley, who love to go on runs. Prior to working at the Y, Melanie worked at Wesley hospital as a patient coordinator.  Melanie spends her free time working in her yard, spending time with family or reading a new book.

Isaac Haahr, Aquatics Coordinator

Isaac graduated high school from El Dorado. He started working for the YMCA as a lifeguard in summer 2019. Soon afterwards he started teaching swim lessons in El Dorado. Isaac looks forward to helping more people learn the freedom and joy that is swimming.

 

Brooke Adlesperger, Youth and Family Coordinator

Brooke is an El Dorado local who started with the Y in the summer of 2008. Coming from a large family she has always had a passion for providing a safe and happy environment for children of all ages and has dedicated her life to doing just that. All three of her own children have grown up in the Y and love being surrounded by the staff, the members and their countless friends they have met through the Y. Brooke loves connecting with those in the community and watching the children she has cared for grow up! 

 

Personal Trainers
Helen Joyce

Helen Joyce, Personal Trainer

Certifications
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, ACE, YMCA Personal Trainer, SrFit, Foundations of Group Exercise and Yoga
Specialty
Flexibility, Strength Training, General Fitness for All Ages and Abilities
Kera

Kera Boyce, Personal Trainer

Degree
B.S. Kinesiology (Wichita State University)
Certifications
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, TRX, Mat Pilates, Towers Pilates, Foundations of Group Exercise, Precision Nutrition Coach
Specialty
Functional Training, Kickboxing, and Core Strength
Kody Melugin

Kody Melugin, Personal Trainer

Degree
Pursuing Physical Education Degree from Wichita State University
Certifications
ACE and YMCA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning, Precision Nutrition Coach
Specialty
Weight Training, Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, Strength and Conditioning, and Weight Loss