Elite Team

Our Elite Team is made up of climbers ranging from the ages of 8 and 19. These climbers have vast experience, strength, and ability and train at a professional level. The Elite Team is our highest level team of youth climbers, who are focused on becoming nationally and internationally competitive, and whose goals are to reach the pinnacle of climbing ability. In order to qualify, team members must have previously competed in a full season of USA climbing competitions, qualified for Divisional Championships, and meet all of the understated requirements. This team participates in the competition circuit; in local competitions as well as Regional, Divisional and National Championships.

Meet Our Elite Team

Noah Wheeler

Age:17

Favorite Color: Red

Noah has been rock climbing for 9 years competitively. His favorite type of rock climbing is bouldering and his favorite style is campussing. He loves rock climbing for the rush on onsight format competitions, accomplishing new goals and having lots of fun climbing with his friends.

Brodie McCarthy

Age: 14

Favorite Color: Blue

Brodie has been rock climbing for 10 years. Her favorite type of rock climbing is bouldering, specifically boulders that are dynamic and/or technical. She loves rock climbing because nothing is the same. Every time you get on the wall, you are doing something different and unique.

David Kunz

Age: 15

Favorite Color: Red

David has been rock climbing for 8.5 years. His favorite type of rock climbing is sport climbing. He loves pulling hard moves with lots of air beneath my feet. He loves rock climbing because of the freedom in the movements. On the wall, nothing seems to matter but himself and the problem/route. It’s a natural escape, pure adrenaline and true bliss.

Alexis Herrera

Age: 14

Favorite Color: Blue

Alexis has been rock climbing for 5.5 years. Her favorite type of rock climbing is lightly over hung lead. She also prefers slow static moves when she climbs because she feels confident and comfortable on them. She loves climbing because she can express herself in a creative way. She also enjoys the endless amount of climbs to explore. She loves to laugh with her friends while at the gym and smile and enjoy the social aspect just as much as the climbing!

Benn Wheeler

Age: 14

Favorite Color: Yellow

Benn has been climbing since he was 7 years old for a total of 7 years. His favorite type of climbing is lead and favorite styles are flat and slightly overhanging. He loves rock climbing because it’s fun, keeps him in shape, and he loves competing in something he is good at. 

Arwen Haegele

Age: 16

Favorite Color: Green

Arwen took her first class when she was 5 years old and has been climbing competitively since she was 8. Her favorite type of rock climbing is leading and she enjoys climbing in overhangs. She loves rock climbing because climbing presents challenges that she enjoys overcoming.