Brandy Hankey, Director of Wellbeing and Group Exercise
work: 920.230.8439
Email: brandyhankey@oshkoshymca.org
 
Brandy began her Y career at the Stevens Point Area YMCA in August 2007. She was initially hired to teach Group Exercise Classes like Zumba and Drums Alive. Between 2007-2010, Brandy worked in multiple departments including School Age, Health & Wellness, and Youth Sports. Brandy graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion & Wellness from UW-Stevens Point in May 2010. In October 2010, she got promoted to the Director of Wellness and Chronic Disease Prevention at the Y. While in that role, Brandy oversaw the Fitness Center, Personal Training Program, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, and Directed four road races and three triathlons. She then graduated with a Master of Science in Human and Community Resources in May 2012.

Brandy relocated to the Fox Valley in early 2014 to be closer to family and transferred to the YMCA of the Fox Cities. In her time at the YMCA of the Fox Cities, Brandy taught Dance, Group Exercise, and LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, and was contracted to run the Fitness Center at Fox Valley Technical College. She joined the Oshkosh Community YMCA as the Group Exercise Director in December 2015. In addition to a general Group Exercise Instructor Certification, Brandy has training/certifications in Yoga, Group Cycling, SilverSneakers, TRX, Zumba, Defend Together, and Core Focus Together.

​​​​​​​“I love the camaraderie that group exercise classes facilitate and how participants will do exercises and work at a higher intensity than they typically would do on their own. I love the Y and feel honored to be a part of such a great organization.”

Brandy married her husband, Ethan, in 2013 and they have two wonderful children, Quinton and Vienna.