YMCA of Greater San Antonio



Youth Development

About Our Staff

All child care staff at the YMCA of Greater San Antonio are CPR, First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogen certified.  All staff are processed for fingerprinting, two background checks and need to submit to a pre-employment drug screening.  After being hired, staff are subject to an annual background check and random drug screenings.  Additionally, staff receive ongoing child development training throughout the year.  All YMCA directors must meet TDFPS licensing standards and follow all rules and regulations in order to maintain their directors license.

All staff must be at least 18 years of age and provide proof of a high school diploma or GED.  The YMCA only hires high school students that are actively enrolled in their school's work study program.  Once a high school student has graduated and is under the age of 18, the YMCA may employ them if the student successfully completed their work study program with the YMCA. 



231 E Rhapsody, San Antonio TX 78216 Phone (210)924-2277/Fax (210) 924-8119

Debbie Degollado Executive Director of Youth Development
Executive Director

Susie Alexander

Director of Administration
Tina Guajardo Senior Childcare Director - Haven for Hope
Mari Cardneas Director, Y Early Learning Center - SOUTHSIDE
Monica Garcia Director, Y Early Learning Center - DOWNTOWN
Liz Elizondo  Summer Day Camp Program Director
Allyson Evans
Sr. Program Director YSA NBIS
Merri Hammonds
Sr. Program Director, YSA BISD
Curt Jaeger
Sr. Program Director, YSA SCUCISD
Miranda Papini Sr. Program Director, YSA SCUCISD
Analicia Coronado Sr. Program Director, YSA SWISD & MVISD
Carmen Rodriguez Sr. Program Director, YSA SAISD
Cherrell Eaddy Sr. Program Director, YSA SAISD
Sonia Gonzales

Sr. Program Director, Middle School and Teens

Esteban Ramon

Director of Training and Quality Assurance

YMCA Mission

To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs
that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

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