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Chris Watts

Chris Watts, CEO


Darin Hornaday

Darin Hornaday, Program/Fitness Director

A graduate of the University of Evansville, Darin has been the YMCA's Program Director since 2001. He holds a degree in Human Kinetics and Sports Studies with a business minor. Some of his responsibilites at the Y include: youth basketball, youth football, and supervising Aerobic and Aquatics programs.

Lorrie Williams

Lorrie Williams, COO

As COO, Lorrie is responsible for administrative procedures at the Y.  She holds degrees in accounting, organizational management, and elementary education.  Lorrie manages areas of accounting; communications; public relations, and staff relations. 

Paula Van Tyle-Smith

Paula Van Tyle-Smith, Aquatic Director

Paula has loved water and swimming from an early age. She swam competitively for ten years, starting at age 7, and was a summer lifeguard at her local pool.

In addition to her aquatics background, Paula has been a certified Pilates, Yoga, PiYo, Piloxing and Beachbody Boot Camp instructor since 2000.

Sarah Searl Temp Photo

Sarah Searl, After School/Day Camp Site Director

Sarah will graduate in May 2021 with her Bachelor of social work, minor in psychology and concentration in child welfare.  Sarah enjoys working with kids of all ages, teaching them good character traits to practice within the community. 

The best sound in the world to Sarah is the laughter of children. She enjoys planning fun things to do with kids and seeing their excitement.

Ivy Hobson, Service Desk Supervisor



Daviess County Family YMCA
405 NE 3rd Street, Washington, Indiana 47501