Michelle Almeida

Assistant Director of Physical Programs

Michelle became a part of the Westfield Area YMCA in 2019 as a throws coach for the Flyers Track and Field program and later added responsibilities as the strength and conditioning coach for the Devilfish swim team and the winter conditioning coach for the Flyers. She was promoted to her current position in 2021. Michelle

Meghan Meyers

Assistant Director of Competitive Aquatics

Meghan joined the Westfield Area YMCA in November 2020 as the Devilfish Assistant Head Coach and was promoted to her current role in April 2021. Meghan is a member of the American Swimming Coaches Association and a certified USA swim coach. She is an Alumni of the Le Moyne College Swim Team where she was

Lauren Frazier

Assistant Director of Member Services

Lauren became a part of the Westfield Area YMCA in 2019 as a ballet, tap, and modern teacher for the Dance Academy. In October 2020, she was hired as a Team Leader for the Welcome Center and was promoted within a few months to Assistant Director of Member Services. Lauren holds a Bachelor Degree in

Chris Cipolla

Director Competitive Aquatics

Chris was promoted to his current position in September, 2018.  He joined the Westfield Area Y in 2017 as an Assistant coach for the Devilfish Swim Team and then became the Assistant Director of Competitive Aquatics and the Head Age Group Coach for the Devilfish. Chris is a member of the American Swimming Coaches Association. He

Nick Morelli

Assistant Director of Sports Programs

Nick joined the Westfield Area YMCA in 2016 as a Sports Instructor. In May 2019 he became the Physical Programs Supervisor, and was promoted to his current position in April 2021. Nick has spent over 10 years working with kids in a sports setting and enjoys passing his knowledge to the children through positivity and

Ken Steeber III

Director of Technology Management

Ken joined the Westfield Area YMCA as the Director of Technology Management in 2017, with over 11 years of service at another YMCA. He has an extensive history in Computers, Networking, and Telecommunications. He also has worked with software providers to create and implement new modules for health and fitness. In his spare time, Ken

Michelle Serafin

Associate Human Resources Director

Michelle began working at the Westfield Area YMCA in 2002 in the Member Services Department. Michelle transitioned to the Finance Department where she worked for 7 years, and then joined the HR team in July 2015. Prior to working at the Y, Michelle worked in the Human Resources field for 12 years. Michelle holds a B.S.

Carolyn White

School Age Child Care Director

Carolyn joined the Westfield Area Y staff in 2002 as a summer camp counselor while attending Albright College.  She graduated with her Bachelors degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education and History. She was hired full time in 2006 as a full time teacher in School Age Child Care and Day Care. In 2007 she became School

Eileen Rooney

Director of Early Childhood (contact for Early Learning Center YMCA)

Eileen began her involvement in the Westfield Area Y preschool program in 1987. She started out as a preschool teacher and after six years became supervisor of the department. Eileen’s program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. In her free time, Eileen enjoys traveling, gardening and cooking.

Melinda McHale

Director of School Age Child Care & Camp

Melinda has been with the Westfield Area Y since 2003 and was promoted to her current position in 2021. Throughout her tenure, Melinda has worked in many of the child care and camp programs. She currently supervises over 120 children in School Age Child Care at the Main Y Facility and oversees the Mountainside afterschool