Albany Area YMCA

Meet our Instructors










Al Seely
Al is a certified Spin Instructor at the Central Facility.
 









Anita Maxfield
Anita is a certified Spin® Instructor at the Lee Branch.
 








Carlos Johnson
Carlos is an instructor and Personal Trainer at the Central Facility. He is currently teaching Circuit Express, Sports Boot Camp, and Water Aerobics.
 








Dan Gillan
Dan serves as President and CEO of the Albany Area YMCA . Dan teaches the AM Boot Camp class and is a Certified Personal Trainer.








Dianne Davis
Dianne is an instructor for Jump Start, which is a resistance training program in the Genesis room at the Central Facility.  Dianne is a Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Health Coach through the American Council on Exercise.









Julie Michas
Julie is a certified Personal Trainer who teaches the following group fitness classes at the YMCA: Step, Sculpt, and Zumba® In addition to her Personal Training certification, she is also a certifiied Tabata Bootcamp Coach.









Kim Hitch
Kim is a certified instructor at the Albany Area YMCA. Kim is certified as a group fitness instructor and is licensed to teach Mossa, Water Areobics, and a variety of Zumba® classes.








Leslie Burkett
Leslie is a certified instructor at both the Albany and Lee facilities and teaches SilverSneakers®
 








Sam McCormick

Sam serves as Senior Health and Wellness Associate at the Y.  She is a Certified Personal Trainer and teaches a variety of group fitness classes at the Central Facility and Lee Branch, including Spin® , SilverSneakers®, Strong by Zumba® , and Water Aerobics. 








Samantha Helton
Samantha serves as Membership Director at the Albany Area YMCA. Extensive fitness certifications allows Samantha to guest instruct any class at the Y.  

 








Vicky Leister
Vicky is a certified instructor at the Albany Area YMCA. She is certified as a group fitness instructor and is licensed to teach all levels of Zumba®.