Meet the Y: Alison Zacharias, Sports Director

It has been a whirlwind of a winter/spring at the Y! The TownLake branch welcomed new Sports Director Alison Zacharias in March, and she already has a season of youth sports under her belt! Please join us in welcoming and getting to know Alison a bit more! 

A native of Virginia, Alison earned her Master’s of Education in Sports Management from Virgina Commonwealth University before moving to Austin in 2017. She worked for ATX Sports and Adventures before coming on staff at Hays Communities YMCA about two years ago. More fun facts…

Q & A w/ Alison Z:

How long at Y: 2 years

Favorite thing about working with Y: The people! Working together to create opportunities/programs that make a positive impact in our community.

Greatest Accomplishment: 

Professional: Being a part of the adaptive sports movement

Personal: Finishing the Austin Marathon! So. Many. Hills…..

Motto: Be the change that you wish to see in the world

Favorite Austin Activity/Hot Spot: Barton Springs!

Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans

Cats or Dogs: Dogs, because I grew up with them and they are so cute and fun.

Come meet Alison in the TownLake Membership Office or say hi when you see her on the sports fields. And don’t forget to register your child for Summer Youth Sports and Mini-Camps at TownLake!

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