Tom has been the Executive Director of the San Diego YMCA Camps since 1990 and has worked full-time in overnight camping since 1980. He is a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Recreation Administration and is a certified organizational leader with the YMCA of the USA. Tom’s two daughters grew up at YMCA camps. He witnessed his own children’s personal growth as campers, Leaders In Training and also as staff! Tom lives on-site at YMCA Raintree Ranch with his wife Dobbie, a career teacher and “Camp Mom”.
Groups & Outdoor Education Director
Kyle Millard was born and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia and moved to San Diego to pursue a career in education. He began working for the Y as an Outdoor Education Instructor and Lifeguard at Camp Surf where he fulfilled his passion in working with kids. Kyle was promoted into the Groups & Waterfront Director role in charge of supervising the lifeguards at Camp Surf and making sure the kids are having a fun and safe experience at the beach as well as coordinating all user group retreats. In his spare time Kyle loves to work out, surf, and hang out with friends.
Food Service Director
Joseph is a San Diego native and grew up right here in the South Bay. He started his Y career at Camp Surf in the kitchen back in 2005. Since then he has worked in the front office, the camp store, at the South Bay Family Y and now Joe is back leading the kitchen team at Camp Surf! From an early age Joe has loved to cook. His grandfather once told him, “find someone to pay you to do something you love and you will never work a day in your life.” Joe followed that advice and went to culinary school. He has worked as a Chef at local hotels, in the Gaslamp District, and for Sodexo, the worlds largest food service provider. Joe loves to garden, read, and spend time with his his wonderful son JJ.
Director of Administration
Auggie has been so busy running the camp office he hasn't had a chance to update his bio. But trust us...he's awesome!