Laci Mc Kinney

Work experience

Work experience
May 2005 - Present

Recreation Coordinator

City of Cedar Hill
  • Assist with the development and management of $1.5M operational budget.
  • Design and implement incentive programs to foster a non-competitive, supportive and enjoyable wellness experience for all members and city employees
  • Reviews and approves financial reports for recreational facility, contract employees and programs
  • Manage quotes, bids and purchases of new fitness equipment
  • Serve ascommittee chair in conjunction with city departments for city employment wellness program and in conjunction with 3 southwest cities for the Best Southwest Employee Health Fair
  • Research and evaluates community needs and develops plans, goals and objectives to effectively deliver recreation programs to residents
Apr 2004 - May 2005

Fitness Specialist

Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center
  • Supervised interns during projects and guided their learning process to complete objectives for graduation.
  • Developed a variety of fitness training programs for employees
  • Created program guide to market facility programs and amenities
  • Coordinated health promotion programs, seminars and health screenings utilizing professional resources
  • Created informational bulletin boards and marketing materials to educate members on health and wellness issues
  • Performed cholesterol check, treadmill test, flexibility and muscular endurance andstrength test andinterpretedfitness assessments for new members
Aug 2003 - Mar 2005

Membership Services/Fitness

Town North YMCA
  • Performed fitlinxx appointments and interpreted fitness assessments, developed and monitored exercise programs and provided personal training to members
  • Taught senior aerobic classes
  • Interacted with members to provide encouragement, education and motivation to practice healthy lifestyle behaviors
Oct 2001 - Jan 2003

Membership Coordinator

Texas Woman's University-Alumni Relations
  • Mailed membership renewal packages to alumni
  • Maintained listing of current alumni
  • Assisted with homecoming events
  • General office duties such as: answering phones, fax, mail copying and typing


Aug 2007 - Present


· Organizational Management

· Leading Diverse Cultures

· Government Budgeting

· Principles/Strategies of Program Evaluation

· Principles of Public Administration

Aug 2007 - Present


·Parks and Recreation Administration and Finance

· Recreation Facility and Area Planning

Aug 2005 - May 2008


Research: Health and wellness programs in corporate environments

Aug 2001 - May 2003

Bachelor of Science

Aug 1998 - May 2001

Associate of Arts


Sophisticated and business savvy certified recreational professional with a career reflecting leadership qualifications coupled with “hands-on” experience in supervising, recreation program development and recreation facility operations.

Summary of Qualifications

·National Recreation and Park Association Certified Park and Recreation Professional

· Excellent knowledge, skills and abilities in the areas of recreation programming, recreation facility operations, budget recommendation, planning and recreation promotions/marketing and grant sources

· Outstanding interpersonal skills, strategic planning skills and customer service attitude

·Knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Publisher, Civic Plus, Class and Performance Impact Workplace


· Certificate of Recognition for completion of Best Southwest Leadership training-May 2008

Professional Memberships

·Texas Recreation and Park Society

· National Recreation and Park Association

· North Texas Recreation Association



Certified Pool/Spa Operator

National Swimming Pool Foundation

Supervisory Certificate

Cedar Valley Community College
Feb 2008 - Present

Certified Park and Recreation Professional

National Recreation and Park Association
Apr 2007 - Present

Basic First Aid for the Community and Workplace

American Safety and Health Institute
Mar 2008 - Present

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED)

American Heart Association
May 2008 - Present

Group Exercise Instructor

Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA)
May 2008 - Present

Certified Personal Trainer

American College of Sports (ACSM)