Jerrod joined the Fayette County Family YMCA staff in March 2011. Jerrod provides leadership across the organization in many different capacities such as Adult Sports, Youth Sports, Aquatics, and the Membership Service Desk. Jerrod is currently a member of AAHPERD (American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance) and IAHPERD (Indiana Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance). He is also a CPO (Certified Pool Operator) and Lifeguard Certified.
Jerrod started his YMCA career after graduating from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana with a Bachelors of Science in Sports Management. After graduation, Jerrod returned to his hometown of Greenfield, Ohio.
He also spent two years at the Chillicothe Paints where he worked in ticket sales, game day operations, and group events held at VA Memorial Stadium. During Jerrod’s stint with the Paints, he was instrumental with the success of the Mid American Conference Division I Collegiate Baseball Tournament, Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Division II Collegiate Baseball Tournament, and Division II Collegiate Baseball Regional Tournament.
Jerrod enjoys teaching and coaching the youth of the community in different sports and seeing their growth from year to year. He believes it is instrumental in teaching the basic fundamentals of all youth sports and incorporating sportsmanship. “Building the youth of the community from the ground up is key to their success down the road, in their sports careers and in life.”
In Jerrod’s free time he enjoys spending time with his wife, Alycia, and family. Jerrod stays active with playing sports such as golf, basketball, baseball, racquetball, and table tennis. He also enjoys supporting his favorite teams the Cincinnati Reds, Washington Nationals, Cincinnati Bengals, and The Ohio State Buckeyes.