MEET SKY ATHLETICS
Greg Hull coaches the elite vaulters for Sky Athletics. He has had athletes in the past four Olympic Games including the 2000 Gold Medalists Stacy Dragila and Nick Hysong, April Stiener Bennett, Kelsey Hendry, and most recently 2011 US Champion Kylie Hutson. Coach Hull is in his 48th year of coaching vault camps. He also currently serves as Senior Coach for USA Track & Field Olympic Development for the pole vault. A USATF Master Coach, Greg has been successful at the high school, junior college, university, and international levels, including work at both Arizona State and Northern Arizona Universities. Currently he is the premier speaker at coaching clinics throughout the country.
Todd Lehman directs the Youth, High School, Collegiate, and Masters vaulters at Sky Athletics. As Assoc. Head Coach at Grand Canyon University, he has coached 4 NCAA All-Americans. As Head Coach at Paradise Valley Community College from ’99-‘13, he produced 24 NJCAA National Champions and 12 NJCAA National Records and was named the 2003 National Collegiate Pole Vault Coach of the Year. Lehman is a USATF Level II Certified Coach, and has spent time coaching at the United States Air Force Academy and Indiana State University, PVCC, and GCU.
Matt Hull coaches the pole vault and hammer throwers at University of New Mexico after serving the same position at Albuquerque Academy. Matt coached 9 state champions including New Mexico’s first female vaulter over 12’. His understanding of the event allows him to work successfully with all ability levels.
Ryan Kreisberg currently coaches at Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, MD. He formerly coached at Brophy Prep and Xavier College Prep in Phoenix, the Sky Athletics club in Phoenix, as well as Pole Pilots in Tucson. Coach Kreisberg has been involved with KTS camps as a camper, counselor, and a coach for 18 years.
Robert Tilley is the 2003 National High School Coach of the Year from Las Vegas. Coach Tilley conducts his own camps as well as directing the Pure Sky Vault Club in the Las Vegas area. He has one of the most successful vault programs in the Southwest.
Camilo Tafur is the pole vault coach Phoenix Country Day School along with his assistant coach, Gregory Phillip. He previously coached at Paradise Valley Community College as well as at Scottsdale Saquaro HS. Coach Tafur is a true teacher of the event and brings an infectious energy to the athletes he works with.
Tory Tyler is currently the Head Girls Track Coach at Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, Arizona. Desert Vista has a long history of producing successful pole vaulters including numerous state qualifiers, runner-ups and champions. Tory attributes her success in track and field to those who coached her and the amazing coaching mentors she had. Her passion for athletics is her key motivator for inspiring young athletes.