Incoming Executive Director
Trish Klaver will begin her tenure with the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA on September 1, 2017. “We are excited to bring Ms. Klaver in as our next Y CEO,” YMCA board Chairman Dan Arickx said. “Her energy is contagious and her ideas are inspiring. She will be a terrific asset for the YMCA and the community.” “I am looking forward to working with the volunteers and staff to assure a strong Y for the future generations and strengthen the foundation of our community through programs and services that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility,” Klaver said.
As the Business Manager for the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA, Amy Robbins manages the daily operations. Amy excels in this position, receiving the 2010 Illinois State Alliance of YMCA’s Outstanding Administration Staff of the Year Award. In the seven years she has been with the Y Amy has seen the impact the Y has on the community, “I love what the Y stands for and how many lives we touch from children to seniors. I believe there are many people who need a little support and I think our staff works hard to help.
Branch Operations Director
As the Branch Operations Director, Keri Olson, maintains positive relationships with members, staff, volunteers and the community along with the promotion of the programs and services the Y has to offer. With a background in non-profit management and graphic design, Keri uses her skills to promote the Y, ensure member satisfaction and strengthen the community.
Tom brings over 20 years of construction and maintenance experience to the Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA as the Maintenance Director. His priority is the comfort and cleanliness of the YMCA to enhance our member’s experience.
Aquatics and Youth Sports Director
Debra Mortonson, aquatic and youth sports director, brings over 25 years of YMCA experience to the Sterling-Rock Falls Y. Because of her dedication the Y, Deb received 2013 YMCA Spirit Award. Deb is driven by the Y cause, “My goal is to be a positive role model, inspiring and working to help those we serve and make the community better.”
Director of Engagement
Ashley Richter started her career at the YMCA in 2014 when she started as the School and Community Wellness Coordinator. She later moved into her role as the Engagement Director and began to oversee Wellness, Fitness, Personal Training, and Member Engagement. Ashley loves being able to serve this community and also help create a positive member experience.
Youth Development Director
Tony Castillo has been with the YMCA since 2009. During his time, he has spent it in several different areas including; P.E. Instructor, Facility Supervisor, 21st Century Instructor, and Out-of-School-Time Coordinator. Now as the Youth Development Director, his goal is to continue quality care for the youth in the Sauk Valley Community.