PCYC is a unique partnership between NSW Police, Rotary and the Community offering an amazingly diverse range of services to serve the community and empower young people to reach their potential.

PCYC NSW is a values-based operation focused on people - the members we serve and the communities in which we operate - and across the state, over 800 staff and 1,500 volunteers make it possible for us to deliver local services to meet individual community needs.

PCYC Penrith is no different! We are eternally grateful to our hardworking and talented team. Learn more about our wonderful staff, coaches and officers below, and drop in anytime to say hi in person. They'd love to meet you!

PCYC Penrith - Club Manager - James Frecklington

James Frecklington

Club Manager

James Frecklington has been part of the PCYC community for over 3 years. He has a specialised fitness background, owning and running a successful personal training business before managing the PCYC Gym in Auburn. James is committed to developing and empowering young people to grow and become their best selves. “My mission is for every member to feel safe, comfortable and welcomed. A close community, where all members are greeted by name. A destination, not just another facility. I see a community filled with the youth of our future, striving to help empower the leaders of tomorrow”

PCYC Penrith -  - Tristan Summerhayes

Tristan Summerhayes

Tristan has been part of the PCYC Penrith for over 1 year, looking after the kids boxing, multisport, Learn 2 Draw, school holiday activities and our senior fitness programs. Tristan’s a big advocate for empowering youth through health and fitness, and his mission is to provide youth the knowledge to future proof there success in health.

PCYC Penrith -  - Yvonne Jones

Yvonne Jones

Yvonne has been with PCYC Penrith for 10 years! She started volunteering in 2011 to give back to the community and started working in 2012. Yvonne is now the friendly face you will see every evening, as she attended the club as a child. Yvonne started working for PCYC in 2012 and is now the friendly face that greets you every evening. “What I love most about PCYC Penrith is that we are not only a team but a family & we make every person who walks through our doors feel welcome & part of our family as well"

PCYC Penrith -  - Alison Mckinstry

Alison Mckinstry

Alison has been with PCYC Penrith for three years and is our head personal trainer and fitness instructor. She loves the community feel of PCYC, knowing everyone on a first name basis and personal level. Alison’s mission is to create a place of refuge for all, to feel comfortable enough to strive for their best.

PCYC Penrith -  - Melissa Fisher

Melissa Fisher

Mel has been with PCYC for 3 years and is one of our amazing gymnastics coaches. Mel attended the club when she was younger, participating in the gymnastics program. Wanting to give back to the community, she started volunteering and now works here. Her mission for the club is to give back to the community in any way possible and to provide youth with the skills needed to progress in gymnastics.

PCYC Penrith -  - Teresa Simonka

Teresa Simonka

Teresa has been with Penrith for 12 years! She is an all-rounder, coaching gymnastics, TOIP and SDC. Teresa also helps at Blacktown and MT Druitt with Gymnastics and TOIP. Teresa’s mission is to give as much back to the community as possible, by mentoring and supporting all to reach their potential.

PCYC Penrith - Volunteer  - Peter Todd

Peter Todd


Peter has been a volunteer at Penrith for just over 12 months. During his time with us he assists us with Admin duties, he is also Santa at Christmas for Our Community kitchen & arranges our events that take place here at PCYC. Peter is a Big advocate for Mental health and raising awareness in the community. Being a volunteer gives peter the chance to meet new people and help others.

PCYC Penrith - Volunteer  - Kyle Silk-Jones

Kyle Silk-Jones


Kyle has been volunteering with PCYC Penrith since 2011 when he was 10 years old. He has been a huge advocate for PCYC over the years. Through his volunteer work he was given the honor of receiving the ‘John Lincoln Youth Community Service Award’ by the Governor of NSW and also received PCYC’s ‘Young Person Of The Year’ in 2019.

PCYC Penrith - Judo Volunteer  - Tom Godkin

Tom Godkin

Judo Volunteer

PCYC Penrith - Boxing Volunteer  - Jeff Swan

Jeff Swan

Boxing Volunteer

PCYC Penrith - Volunteer  - Kaitlyn McDonald

Kaitlyn McDonald