"Climbing out of San Diego, California, Vertical Hold Sport Climbing Center is proud to showcase its Youth Climbing Team! Split into recreational and competition squads, Team Vertical Hold is comprised of beginner, intermediate, and advanced climbers with ages spanning from 8 to 16 years old. Members of the Recreational Squad learn climbing techniques in a safe fun, and supportive environment while also gaining a sense of community, improving coordination, and increasing their physical health. The Competition Squad is focused on preparing for local, regional, and national climbing competitions. Competing athletes engage in strength, power, and endurance training in a structured, energetic and supportive team environment. Special attention is given to all team members in advancing their problem solving skills while simultaneously developing the confidence needed for them to be successful in their lives outside of the gym.
Head Coach - Competition Squad: Kory McAfee
Assistant Coach - Recreational Squad: Katy Lewis
Assistant Coach: Adam Borek