Joshua Little currently is the Chief Executive Officer of the Wapakoneta Family YMCA in Wapakoneta, Ohio. He joined Wapakoneta in his current position in July 2010. Prior to Wapakoneta, he worked for the YMCA/JCC of Greater Toledo from 2000 to 2010. Josh served as a Program Director, Associate Executive Director and finished his career in Toledo at the Francis Family YMCA in Temperance, Michigan as Executive Director. He began his Y career in 2000 as a lifeguard at the South Toledo YMCA.
Josh has a Bachelor’s Degree in History with a minor in Spanish from the University of Toledo (go Rockets!). Josh also has a Master of Science Degree from Springfield College (Springfield, MA) in Human Service with a concentration in Organizational Leadership. Josh graduated from Shawnee High School in 1999. He and his family reside in Wapakoneta, Ohio. He and his wife have one daughter Madeline, two sons Gabe and Charlie, and one dog.
He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce and is the Past President of the Wapakoneta Sertoma Club. He is also a member of the Wapakoneta Rotary Club (Past President) and Breakfast Optimist Club. Josh also serves on the Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education.
Lisa Adkins joined the YMCA in December 1998 as Membership Director. In December of 2010, she was named Finance Director.
Lisa received a diploma in Medical Office Assistant from North Western Business College in 1985 and graduated from St. Marys in 1984. Lisa and her husband, Ted, reside in Wapakoneta. Lisa has two sons, Justin and Derek Shark, and three bonus sons, Aadam, Andrew and Aaron Joseph and six grandchildren.
When Lisa and Ted are not working at the YMCA, they enjoy spending time with their grandchildren.
Member Engagement Director
Liz started at the Wapakoneta Family YMCA teaching aerobics in 2006. She took on a Member Engagement Specialist role in 2015. She currently serves as our Membership Director as Director of Member Engagement. She loves getting to know the members and working with them to reach their fitness goals. Liz is charged with the engagement of new members as they join the YMCA to ensure they meet their health and wellness goals.
Liz is an active member in the Wapakoneta
Noon Optimist and serves on the board.
Liz, and her husband Mark, live outside of Wapakoneta with their two energetic and fun-loving boys, two dogs, chickens and ducks. In her free time, she enjoys reading, baking and running!
Dwight began his YMCA career in 2015. Dwight is a 1988 graduate of Fort Jennings High School.
He has been married for 24 years to Michelle. They have three girls, Amber, Andrea, and Alexandria.
Dwight has been in construction for over 28 years, specializing in masonry and concrete. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife, girls, and close family and friends.
Youth Development Coordinator
Jenny Started at the Wapakoneta Family YMCA in 2005. She has been working with kids since she started working at the Y. Working with kids is her passion.
Jenny has been married since 1997 and has 2 daughters, Skyler and Briana. Her hobbies include sewing, reading and spending time with family.
Youth and Teen Sports Coordinator
Lindsay started at the Wapakoneta Family YMCA as an aerobics instructor in 2012. She took on the Sports and Teen Coordinator position in 2016. She loves finding new ways to involve the younger members at the YMCA.
Lindsay graduated from Wapakoneta High School in 2000 and attended Eastern Michigan University where she received her degree in Economics. Lindsay and her husband, Bryon, live in Wapakoneta with their 3 energetic daughters. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hanging out with her family, and jumping on trampolines.
Lexie came on board as the Aquatics Coordinator, in April of 2018. She will tell you returning to the YMCA, feels like “coming home”. Lexie Kline has the privilege of being able to say she was on the very first Wapakoneta Wahoos Swim Team. Lexie is passionate about aquatics, and especially the aquatics here in our Wapakoneta Community!
Lexie is also a wife to Chris Kline, and mom to Audie & Loretta. Lexie loves to Run, Swim, Yoga, and horseback ride when she is not at the YMCA.
Healthy Living Coordinator
Janna started at the Y in 2014 as a Wellness Coach and started personal training in 2015. Currently she has taken on the position of Healthy Living Coordinator. Janna graduated from Temple Christian High School in 2008 and received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences with a specialization in Healthy Lifestyles Coaching in 2014. She continued her student career and received an Associate’s degree in Exercise Science in 2018. Janna enjoys reading, writing, weightlifting, eating, and hanging out with her dog Gambit.