Rocket Man Pole Vault 

Outdoor Pole Vault training and meet facility  -  Mooresville - Lake Norman, North Carolina

C o a c h   R i c k ' s       FOUR  P  FORMULA      Passion  +  Persistence   +   Patience   +   Progress   =   Positive Results/PRs


Sept 10, 2019 - Feb 15, 2020

USATF Membership club code13-1088
AAU Membership club code WY8ECD
membership in both is required for all athletes
(AAU not required for athletes under 18 years old)


RMPV Practices:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00 pm
 Saturdays 10:00 am 
weather permitting
for updates join "RMPV NOTIFICATIONS" in the app GroupMe 

$125 pole rental, $100 for members, for the fall/indoor season is due now 
(payable in person or in our store).

Submit your USATF and AAU Membership numbers, 
paperwork and payments 
before you're allowed to participate.  S
ee club info for more information 

Your first session is free of charge, just bring your signed waiver

We do not offer private lessons at this time


Facility Records Achieved during USATF Sanctioned RMPV meets


Devin King             18' 5.5"/ 5.62m    July 10, 2019

Michael Cyphers      17' 0" / 5.19m     June 19, 2019  

Alex Geniesse         16' 0" / 4.88m     July 11, 2018              

Jackson Widener     15 '8" / 4.78m     July 12, 2017              

Ben Finger             15' 2"  / 4.63m    July 3, 2017              

Jonathan Lehe        12' 0" / 3.66m    June 6, 2017 


Megan Zimlich &     14' 1.5" / 4.30m     July 10, 2019

         Jill Marois

Jill Marois             13' 6" / 4.12m        June 19, 2019

Jill Marois             12' 5.25" / 3.79m   July 11, 2018

Jenna Saxton         10' 11" /  3.35m      July 11, 2018

Jessica Wynblatte   9'6"/ 2.90m          June 6, 2017                     

RMPV Grand Opening took place Saturday, October 15, 2016 under Carolina Blue (sometimes cloudy) skies and perfect temps in the low 70s.  Jumpers from High Point University's Pole Vault team (Coach Scott Houston, Jill Marois, Heather Keck, and Isiah Henderson); Alina McDonald and Coach Riggs from KMR: Mooresviile and Lake Norman vaulters were launching to new heights, and you can relive all the excitement -- check out the pictures and videos (in the Photo Gallery link, above), starting with the one just below of Jonathan Lehe's spectacular trumpet performance of our National Anthem.

Rocket Man Pole Vault
126 Exmore Road
Mooresville, NC 28117

126 Exmore, Mooresville, NC, 28117

Click the green button above to view the spreadsheet which shows all athletes' paperwork expiration dates, attendance, and any outstanding balances

Your support helps us to offer world-class equipment, training and coaching. 

Your donations are greatly appreciated!

  federal tax i.d. number 81-3615525

THANK YOU to our generous donors:

Nick and Frankie David

David Day

The Thompson Family

Casey Roche

Richard Ishler

Charlotte Running Company, Lake Norman/                   Todd & Erica Joefreda, and Kelly Jenco

Pisces Restaurant, Mooresville / Raymond Lau

L&H Plumbing Contractors 

Kip's Home Improvements

Beth & Will Dixon

Twin Star International

Toyota Racing Team

Bond Mfg / Pete Carpentier

Bull Grills / Robbie Basinger

Greg and Kimberly Sheehan 

Tim and Wendy Portelance 

Bruce Wodder

Denise and Kevin Oliver

Eric & Liz Richard

Pete and Donna Carpentier

Thank You

We often hear that it takes a village and nowhere is that MORE true than in Pole Vaulting.   The coaches and vaulters we now call "family"  have helped, supported, celebrated, cheered, and commiserated with us all, from the home-field practice to High Point's Vault House to JDL FastTrack to Pole Vault Carolina to KMR Athletics, The Armory, NC A&T, The Akron PV Convention, The Olympic Trials and beyond, we honor you, we salute you and most of all we thank you:  

Coach Eric Richard, Rocket Man PV

Coach Eric Morell, Vault House

Coach Scott Houston, HPU; Vault House

Coach Brian Riggs, KMR Athletics

Coach Jose SanMiguel, Pole Vault Carolina

Elite Vaulters Sean Young, Kat Majester,

     Aaron Unterberger, Austin Miller, Michael     

     Cyphers, Jill Marois

Elite Vaulter and Vlogger Shawn Francis

Coach Stokes, Lake Norman HS

Jeff George, NCMilesplit

Bill Kiser, Charlotte Observer

Craig Longhurst, JDL FastTrack

Greg Sheehan 

Liam Dixon and family

Joe Popek and family

Ben Finger and family

Carlos Neber Sosa Segovia

Jeff Tsang

Photos By Drac
for awesome pole vault action photos from
many, many meets, such as the 2018 Charlotte Street Vault