The Y achieves its mission one person at a time. Our success is driven by the passion, enthusiasm, and dedication of our employees.

Paul Petr
Brianna Gohlke
Brett DeRoos
Tyler Holstege
Gregory Stanley
James Valentine
John Ybarra


Kara Mockler

Kara earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from Michigan State University and completed her dietetic internship throughout West Michigan. As a
Registered Dietitian, Kara uses evidenced-based practice to help members reach their health and wellness goals including lowering cholesterol, managing diabetes, controlling weight, decreasing blood pressure, and planning nutritious meals. Kara’s goal is to help members improve their relationship with food and enjoy a healthy, balanced lifestyle. She has been a member at The Y nearly all her life and is excited to support members along their wellness journeys.

Jake DeLosh
Heather Winters

Heather attended Liberty University. She is certified by: American Council on Exercise, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and Red Cross Certified in First Aid, CPR, and AED. Heather has worked in the health and fitness industry since 1993 and has competed in fitness, figure, and bodybuilding competitions. Her passion is to help people achieve their fitness goals whether it is to lose fat, gain muscle, relieve stress, or just to feel better.