Climbing Staff

MeghanD

Meghan Daniel Assistant Gym Manager

1. My birthday is on April Fool’s Day.
2. I can say the ABC’s backwards in under 6 seconds.
3. Dog mom to 6-year-old collie mix, Walter.
4. Live in an unbuilt van.
5. Got back into climbing in May 2017.

Emily Grabow

Emily Taylor Groups Coordinator

1. My favorite movie is Oceans 11.
2. My favorite food is mac and cheese.
3. I have been climbing at VW since 2009 and I was on Team for 5 years.
4. I have 10 pets, including one horse.
5. I have 9 tattoos.

JennyA

Jenny Albert Front Desk

1. Was run over by a car.
2. Can’t sing but kills karaoke.
3. Favorite show is Samurai Jack.
4. Can do a handstand on a slackline.
5. Taking whippers brings me joy.

SteveH

Steven Hammond Adult Programs Instructor

1. I have been rock climbing since the mid-90s, nearly 3 decades.
2. I have completed multiple Ironman triathlons.
3. I qualified for, and competed in, the Spartan Race World Championship.
4. I was a software engineer who worked on Halo: Infinite.
5. I am one of the best competitive eaters in the country, and competed in the Nathan’s Famous Hotdog Eating Contest in Coney Island on July 4th, 2021.

MeganG

Megan Front Desk/Youth Programs Instructor

1. I have been climbing at VW Redmond since I was 9.
2. I have 9 cats, including two named Britney Spears and Will.i.am.
3. I want to be a professional body piercer.
4. My initials are MEGS.
5. I have a Shrek tattoo.

EthanO

Ethan Owens Social Media Coordinator

SydneyJ

Sydney Jones Youth Programs Instructor

HenryS

Henry Stirrat Youth Programs Instructor

SamR

Sam Rapoport Youth Programs Instructor

Hazel Ada Youth Programs Instructor

1. I play both piano and cello.
2. My favorite food is pho.
3. I’m on the Vertical World climbing team.
4. I played 7 sports before settling on rock climbing.
5. I am extremely clumsy.

Carl Lindberg Facilities Coordinator

1. I got into climbing because my wife took a climbing class through her college.
2. I was a lifeguard for 10 years.
3. I majored in music.
4. I was part of a Pop Punk band for three years.
5. I have been teaching for over 10 years and I absolutely love it.

Keegan Culbertson Front Desk

 

Eli Verme Programs Coordinator

 

Luke Stamps Front Desk

 

Adarsh Mulupulu Front Desk/Youth Programs Instructor

 

Caroline Brekkan Team Coach

 

Chloe Kim Team Coach

 

Ada Nevan Team Coach/Youth Programs Instructor

 

Niyara Dokukina Team Coach/Youth Programs Instructor

 

Suzuna Berry Youth Programs Instructor

 

Lily Iseminger Youth Programs Instructor

 

Katherine Leavitt Youth Programs Instructor

 

Mira McDermott Youth Programs Instructor

 

Zachary Polzin Youth Programs Instructor

 

Meera Krishnan Groups/Youth Programs Instructor

 

Gal Yossef Groups/Youth Programs Instructor