Children's Services Manager
Kelly has been with Community Healthplex Sports Club since 2006 as the Aquatics Director and Children's Services Manager. Her aquatic career began when she was only 15 as a lifeguard and a "6 years and under" coach for a country club swim team. From there, Kelly has worked for several other fitness facilities as an aquatic program specialist and an adaptive aquatic program coordinator. She has also coached high school swimming and been a USA swimming age group coach. In addition to Kelly’s responsibilities as the Aquatic Director she also took over all children’s programs in 2009 and is now the Children's Services Manger and works with Minor Leaguers child care, children’s programs and special events, and camp.
- B.A. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science, University of Kentucky
- Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR/AED Instructor, CPO, Water Fitness, Aqua Arthritis
Czarnest Dela Cruz
Tae Kwon Do Instructor
Mr. Cruz has a 1st degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has competed in the Olympic sport since the age of 8. He has competed at the national level placing 1st in forms and 3rd in sparring. His reasons for starting Tae Kwon Do are the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the Power Rangers. Mr. Cruz also has experience with an assortment of different martial art weapons, from the nunchuks to the bow staff. On his free time, Czarnest enjoys spending time with family, running, playing basketball, and traveling.
- Pursuing a B.S. in Exercise Science/Pre Physical Therapy at IUPUI
Michelle Kirkendall is currently attending IUPUI pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science Kinesiology. She has taught dance for many years in a variety of different styles. Michelle has mentored other dancers throughout her high school career and taught all ages. She has attended Dupree Dance Conventions and competed in various competitions. She is excited to step in to her new role at the Healthplex Sports Club and loves being able to teach kids things she’s learned throughout her own experience.
Tumbling and Cheer Instructor
Hailey Macke is currently a junior attending Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. She is in the School of Kinesiology studying to get a degree in exercise science. Hailey plans on pursuing a career in wellness and health promotion. She was in gymnastics and cheerleading in high school and thoroughly enjoys working with children because of their enthusiastic and charismatic personalities.
She has been playing basketball from the age of 5 years old. Becca has been involved in town basketball, AAU, and school basketball throughout the years. She was on the varsity team all four years of high school. Becca also was involved in refereeing on the elementary level. She was an instructor for a basketball camp through her high school.
- Pursuing a B.S. in Radiation Therapy at IUPUI
Stephanie Willis has been playing soccer competitively for 16yrs earning many MVP awards and leading her teams in most goals scored. Stephanie earned her first coaching license at the age of 16 while also making the Utah’s Olympic Development Program (ODP). After playing 4 years varsity soccer in high school and on elite club teams, she continued to play competitively in college at Colorado State University-Pueblo and again Division 1 for Utah Valley State College for one year. Stephanie then began coaching soccer for young children and running small camps for children ages 4-10 and also at a competitive level for youth ages 12-18. Stephanie is now currently working on earning a national coaching license.
- Pursuing a B.A. in Hospitality Management at IUPUI