Our Mission


A non-profit organization offering amateur athletes world class pole vault training and opportunities to develop at the highest level and achieve their dreams.

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AP Vaulting Inc.

Wisconsin's Leading Pole Vault Club & Training Facility

About Us

AP Vaulting has proven success over the last 10 years coaching athletes from the state of Wisconsin. We build a foundation through comprehensive personalized training, expert coaches, & state of the art facilities. Our goal is to improve our athlete's personal best performance, as well as compete at the highest level.  More than 20 athletes have become state champions (more than any other club in WI), & numerous have received financial scholarships to compete at the collegiate level.  

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Unleash Your Skills & Have Fun!

Year Round

Coaching, track meet, and pole support.


Expert Coaching

Science of vaulting, coaching, & strength programs.


Personalized training and individual sessions available.


Video Analysis

Video performance, playback, and review.


Indoor climate controlled facility.


Over 200 poles provided & pole renting possible for competitions.


New state of the art pole vault pits.


USATF club certified.


Monthly Plans, Single Sessions, & Private Lessons

First Session is Free for New Vaulters or New Members 

Hours of Scheduled Gym Sessions

Tuesdays: 5:00 pm-6:30 pm CST

Wednesdays: 6:00 pm-7:30 pm CST

Sundays: 4:30-6:00pm CST

*subject to change

Private Sessions

Available upon scheduling in advance.

Ideal for First Timers.


Meet The Team

Meet our all star coaches with over 10 years of experience coaching over 20+ state champion atheletes

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Steve Buss

-Coach at AP Vaulting since 2014 where he helped multiple vaulters make it to state & place in top 6

-Vaulters placing 1st were Lucas McCorrmick (UW Lacrosse), Olivia Fabry, & Brielle Buechler (Marquette)

-Currently Head Pole Vault Coach at Kaukauna High School & previously Assistant coach in 2015-2017

-Coached daughter to multiple school records & conference champion 2017

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Pat Hockers

- Coach at AP Vaulting since May 2020

-Pole Vault Coach at West DePere High School for more than 10 years.

-Multiple male and female vaulters have set school records.

-Has had vaulters make it to Sectionals every year.

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Scott Helling

-Coach at AP Vaulting since May 2020

-Head boys track coach at Two Rivers since 1999. 

-Pole Vault Coach at Wausau West in 1997-1998

-Has had 9 different state qualifiers with 3 top 3 finishers at the state meet.

-7 different EWC Conference Pole Vault Champions. 


Rodney Siegfried

 -Over 10yrs of coaching experience, including Xavier & Shawno high school

-Owner of Xtreme Poles, LLC - Wisconsin's distributor of Altius Pole Vault Poles. Pole expert and can determine which pole best serves the individual needs for each vaulter

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Don Penza

-20+ years of proven success.

-Coach of Wisconsin's first three female state pole vault champions.

-Coach of 4x winner of division 2 pole vault state tournament

-Coached over 20 state champions and over 30 podium top 7 placers

-Coach of current Division 1 and 2 female state record holders

-Have coached individuals in high school who went over 13' (females) and 16' (males).


The best private facility in Wisconsin

-Our pole vault pits are state of the art, exceeding required college dimensions. 

-Rubber runways over 100ft long. 

-Padded and protected walls.

-An inventory of over 200 poles.

-Poles accommodate from 8' 60lbs to 15'6" 200 lbs.

-Pole Vault rental available upon request. 

-Poles available for purchase upon request.

-Part of a multi-sport facility that also includes speed training, soccer, and gymnastics. 


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