IMG_9198 2.jpgDarian Blattner
Executive Director

A 27-year professional in the health and wellness industry, Darian Blattner is the 1st Executive Director of the Centre.  His career started in 1993 at the Eau Claire YMCA as a part-time youth sports and building supervisor while attending college at UW-Eau Claire.  In January 1994 he accepted a full-time position as the Youth, Sports, Fitness and Camp Director with the Chippewa Valley Family YMCA in Chippewa Falls.  During his time he started Camp Chip-a-Y-a day camp which is still in operation today.  In January 1997 an opportunity to move to Hudson to join the St. Paul YMCA system came about through the Youth, Teen and Child Care Director position.  Over a 12 year career with the St. Paul YMCA, Darian moved up the organization first as a Senior Program Director in 2000 to an Executive Director in 2003.  He worked with starting up the River Falls YMCA before coming to New Richmond in 2004.  He also had responsibility over the Osceola YMCA branch for a number of years.  When the YMCA left New Richmond in December 2003, Darian was hired to stay on as the Executive Director of the Centre.  Darian earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from UW-Eau Claire while also playing on the baseball team for four years. 

Amanda-new.jpgAmanda Fall
Business Director

Amanda Fall has been with the Centre since August 2009 when she started her career here as an intern. She was hired on full time in February 2010 and has been with the Centre since. Over the years she has worn various hats including marketing and communications, sports and fitness, event management, and even grouting many of our tiled floors. She is currently our Business Director, overseeing membership accounting, financial reporting, and payroll.

Colleen.JPGColleen Davis
Member Development Director

Colleen Davis has been with the Centre since April 2013, beginning as a part time staff member at the Welcome Center.  Seven months later, the Communications Coordinator position opened up and she knew that was the job for her.  With a BS in Graphic Design from UW-Eau Claire, she would be able to put her degree and passion to work again.  Eleven month into the Communications Coordinator position, she jumped at the chance to be a full time Communications Manager and landing currently as the Member Development Director.  She has enjoyed working with program staff to create marketing collateral, developing communications to members, and designing promotions.  Flyers, fundraising campaign materials, promotional offers, PSAs, bulk mailings, newsletters, social media, and the website are all tucked in her back pocket. 

Prior to working at the Centre, Colleen worked for 10 years at KRM, a professional webinar event management company, while in college and after graduation.  Those 10 years were broken up by a short period of time working at The Hartford before being asked to work again for KRM.  However, between then and now, she says her most challenging job yet was being a stay at home mom! 

Brian.jpgBrian Schroeder
Member Experience Director

Brian Schroeder has been the head of our membership department since August of 2015.  Brian has worked with people at every job he has had since graduating from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse with a degree in Recreation Management.  Prior to coming to the Centre, Brian had worked for the City of La Crosse at the La Crosse Center, the City of Richfield MN, and Afton Marina and Yacht Club.  Brian has been very active in the community serving several terms on the City of New Richmond Park  Board, a past member of The New Richmond Rotary Club, a member of the New Richmond Youth Football Association since its inception serving as president for three terms, as well as coaching his sons in football, basketball, and baseball.  He also is currently an assistant football coach at New Richmond High School.  He is married to his wife Amie and they have 2 sons, George and Jackson. 

Deanna.jpgDeanna Homme
Administrative and Senior Programs Manager

Deanna has been at the Centre since summer of 2016, starting as the Cleaning Manager and just recently transitioning into Administrative and Senior Programs Manager.  Deanna also helps out in the pool by lifeguarding and teaching a SilverSneakers® water aerobics class. She asserts that the New Richmond Area Centre is more than just a gym and an important staple of the New Richmond community.  She strives to perform her job with this in mind every single day and is proud to call the Centre her workplace.  When not at work she enjoys church, community service projects, and spending time with her 4 kids!

Kyron.jpgKyron Cauldero
Aquatics Manager

Kyron Cauldero has 16 years of knowledge in the Aquatics industry. His career started as a lifeguard in high school in February 2005 for Broward County Parks and Recreation. After his first year, he developed a passion for swim lessons, knowing it is very important for all ages to learn how to swim and started teaching swim lessons and still teaches today. Over the next decade, Kyron moved up in the Aquatics Department to become a Lead Senior Lifeguard for Broward County Parks and Recreation.  He also did managerial work, learning how to run an aquatics facility, while also working as an Assistant Waterpark Manager at Martin County Parks and Recreation for 2 years before taking the job at the Centre in 2017. In March 2017, Kyron accepted the Aquatics Manager position at the Centre and moved to Wisconsin to start his new career.

Deonna.JPGDeonna Lamberty
Youth Teen Sports and Family Manager

Deonna has lived in 5 different states before calling St Croix County home. After high school she began a 10 year career in the pharmaceutical industry. She worked in all areas of distribution and found her love of customer service. Deonna met her amazing husband 10 years ago and since then they’ve a beautiful daughter to their family, who is their everything! Deonna was a stay at home mom for the past 3 years before getting a part-time job here at the Centre. She fell in love with the community and people at the Centre and knew she wanted to make the switch to full time. Since then, she has became the Youth, Teen, Sports, and Family Manager and has enjoyed the change of pace. She said the families make this job so easy! Deonna and her family love being outdoors, going on vacation, grilling and football. GO PACK GO!


Ashley.jpgAshley Meyer
Child Care Manager

Ashley moved to Hudson with her husband in June of 2020 from Kansas City, Missouri. She attended college at Northwest Missouri State University earning a bachelor's degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. After graduation, she moved to Lee's Summit, Missouri and began a career as a 1st grade teacher in the public school system at Matthews Elementary and Pleasant Hill Primary School. Ashley's husband got a new job in Hudson which sent her searching for something new as well! She had always wanted to work in childcare and be a director at an Early Childhood Center, so when she found her way to the Centre as the Child Care Manager she knew she found exactly where she wanted to be. She loves being part of a smaller community and enjoys the team she works with here at Centre!

Dave Rummel.jpgDave Rummel
Properties Manager

Dave is looking forward to the challenge of managing the facility because “it’s a vital hub of life in New Richmond”.  He said this job will give him “an opportunity to work in my hometown and be a part of the community.”  Being that New Richmond is Dave’s hometown, he is eager for the chance to connect with new residents he has not yet had the opportunity to meet.

Dave and his wife, Roxanne, have lived in New Richmond most of their lives and worked in and around St Croix county most of his life.  Dave brings 40 years carpentry experience and 10 years home inspection experience to the Centre.



Ali (1).JPGAli Sigsworth

Kids Kove Coordinator




Facility Hours:

  May - September October - April
Monday - Friday 4:45 AM - 8:00 PM 4:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday      6:00 AM - 6:00 PM      6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Program areas close 15 minutes prior to the Centre closing.


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425 E 5th St
New Richmond WI 54017


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