Please Welcome, Erika Knott
Erika comes from Cambridge, Nebraska and will be joining our Y team on November 4. She will be serving as our Wellness Director. We are excited to have Erika energy and direction!
Group Land Instructors
Cindy grew up in Grand Island and graduated from Grand Island Central Catholic. She attended Hastings College, earning her B.A. in History with a 7-12 Teaching Endorsement. While in college she took over the Dance Program at the YWCA and has been the Dance Director since 2001. Cindy and her husband, Ryan, lived in Kearney until August of 2013 when her husband transferred to the Eaton Corp. here in Hastings. Cindy has been Cycling/Spinning for the last 3 years and really enjoys the high intensity work out.
Dora was born in the country of Cyprus, of Greek heritage. She met and married Rod Goodin in Greece in 1985. They have been married for 26 years. They moved to the United States and Hastings in 1996. They have 4 boys. Stephen is a senior at UNK, Philip is a student at CCC, Mark is a junior at Hastings High and Peter is a 7th grader at Hastings Middle School. Dora has her degree in Education and is a full time Pampered Chef Consultant. She has been an instructor at the YMCA since 2003.
In addition to supporting and cheering for her sons in football, basketball, soccer, track and baseball, she also enjoys cooking, exercising, gardening, knitting, cross stitching and reading.
Nick was born and raised here in Hastings and graduated from Hastings High. He attended UNL for construction management and currently works full-time at Carmichael Construction. Nick lives here with his wife, Kim, and children Ella & Noah. He enjoys spending time with his family. His children are active in sports, in which Nick helps coach, and they enjoy boating, hunting, Husker baseball & football games and spending time with friends and family.
Nick became a member of the Y in 2009, which is when he started taking his fitness routine seriously. "I think its important to stay healthy & active, as well as enjoying my work out & having a good time, which is why this summer (2011) I began instructing Les Mills Body Pump."
Lorna moved to Hastings last summer of 2010 and started taking FIT classes in September. She loved the class so much and was excited to start training as a SUB for the class in February. This summer, she got the chance to teach her own FIT class on Thursday mornings at 9am. This fall, she will teach FIT on Fridays at 8:30am. Lorna and her family moved to Hastings for her husband, Mark, to teach at Hastings College. Lorna grew up in New York but after college, they had the opportunity to move around the country, living in DC, Boston, San Diego, San Francisco and South Carolina.