Staff Bio's

CAMP DIRECTOR- TIM RICHEY, UINDY Jumps/Vault/Multi's coach 2016, Ball State University Jumps coach, 2015 Lawrence Central 2002-2014,  White River Valley 1996-2001
Coach Richey's High school vaulters have amassed 22 state medals, 6 state championships, 8 All-American performances, and 1 HS National Champion.  Two of his athletes have competed internationally while still in high school, as well as 3 age group (usatf) national champions.  
After winning 3 team state championships at Lawrence Central, (2 girls 2010, 2014) (Boys 2012)  Coach Richey has moved to Ball State to coach the jumps.  Indoor season produced #1 marks in the state among all Division 1 schools in the Long Jump, High Jumps, and Multi events! 
Coach Richey has developed a teaching progression that is effective for beginners through elite hs jumpers.
Each of Lawrence Central's elite hs vaulters have started from scratch with Richey.
Since 2009 Richey has developed,  Zack Saunders 16'1,  Bryan Gennett 14'9" (started as senior),  Margo Tucker 13'1, Kimyanna Rudolph 13'2.5", Leah Frischmann 12'7", Kayla Smith 13'  
For 7 consecutive years under coach Richey LC girls have had a vaulter over 12'
Coach Richey has been involved in coaching in the INDY Pole vault camp since 1999.

DEREK CULLISON- The best young vault coach in the state.  Currently coaching vaulters at Carmel HS.  State Champions will soon follow.  Derek has also coached at Lawrence Central and Marian University.  A personal trainer/therapist in a hospital setting by day, Derek also runs his own vault training club called DC Athletics.  Derek was a 4 year vaulter at Purdue.
Experience?  Coach Cullison has spent the last 5 years, both summer and winter working ALL camps with coach Richey.  A great TEACHER of the vault, with an excellent technician's mind for the vault.  

Jacob Aldrich-  Jacob is a former vaulter turned coach like Derek.  Jacob was a 15' vaulter in high school, and vaulted 16'3" at UINDY as a 4 year college athlete.  Jacob keeps close ties with the UINDY program, and assists with the development programs UINDY has a part of their community service vision.  Currently reviving a vault/jumps program at TECH high school, Jacob is also a fantastic young coach that will make waves on the state/national scene in the next few years.   Jacob has worked the last 3 years winter/summer at the INDY pv camps and trained as a high school athlete with many of coach Richey's jumpers at Lawrence Central, during club season. 

College coaches-
Besides coach Richey being at UINDY , several college coaches will be assisting through the weekend.
Ernie Clark, Ashland University (former Bloomington North) is co-camp director
Scott Fangman,  University of Indianapolis head coach.  Camp Host
Mike Holman, Marian University will be assisting in many areas
Scott Knust-UINDY coach will be assisting
Shannon Eversole-former Ball State vault coach will be assisting
Jeff Martin Indiana State jumps coach, has assisted multiple times.

College athletes- NCAA prevents us from naming the athletes still in college that will be coaching at the pits, but, as many as 10 division one, two college athletes will be assisting our teaching progression. 
College question and answer- Our college athletes always host a 30 minute question/answer session for our hs kids on recruiting, training, college expectations

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