Meet Our Wellness Staff

Kristina Marinkovich

Kristina Marinkovich is currently the Health & Wellness Coordinator at the Greater Johnstown Community YMCA. She joined the staff in 2020 and holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology and a Masters of Health Management Systems. She is a published author of "H.E.A.L.T.H.Y Eats" cookbook, CrossFit Level 2 Certified Coach, a CrossFit Kids Certified Coach, and a Life Fitness Certified Trainer. Kristina oversees all group fitness instructors and personal trainers at the Y and teaches several group exercises classes at the Y. She also is responsible for delivering disease prevention programs such as the High Blood Pressure Self Monitoring Program and a variety of healthy lifestyle programs. Outside of the Y, Kristina is the musical choreographer for Greater Johnstown High School, Assistant Musical Director at Conemaugh Valley High School, Dance Teacher at Le Dance Academie in Salix, and serves as Chairperson of the Cambria-Somerset County Outstanding Young Woman Scholarship Program.

Zing Allsopp

Zing Allsopp joined the Greater Johnstown Y staff in September 2020 as a strength trainer and technical instructor for swimmers of all levels. Previously head coach for Fort Bend Masters Swimming (adults), Fort Bend Christian Academy Swim Team (middle and high school, and Sugar Creek Gators in Sugar Land, Texas, Coach Zing brings over 10 years of coaching and leadership experience. She graduated from Rice University in Houston with a B.Mus. and M.Mus. in music theory, founded and developed a homeschool choral program and, shortly afterwards, a swim program catering to homeschooling families. She is affiliated with the International Youth Conditioning Association, American Swimming Coaches Association, International Swim Coaches Association, United States Masters Swimming, and the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Originally from Singapore, Coach Zing is happy to call Johnstown home, not only for the beautiful rolling Pennsylvania hills but the welcome changes of the four seasons. Her husband, Joe — a Johnstown native —is glad to be back on home ground after more than 30 years in Texas. They have two adult sons and a daughter-in-law, still in Texas, and a cute mutt named Paddington who loves PA weather and the Wilmore Dam.

Cathy Martin

Cathy joined the Y in 2007 and has worked in various capacities. She is a Personal Trainer and also instructs group exercise classes including Silver Sneakers classes. Cathy is also available for orientations to the Nautilus Room and assists with the Y's Wellness Programs. Cathy enjoys the one-on-one interactions with our members and likes to add positive energy to this GREAT work-out environment!!

The pool will close at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 2 and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 3 due to lifeguard shortage. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Pool will be close Today at 3:30 p.m, Sunday, June 5. We apologize for any inconvenience.

WEATHER ALERT

 

We will open at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 25.
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