About

At Threshold we are dedicated to promoting community, wellness and fitness through Rock Climbing!

Values:

    • Uphold the standards, keep current certifications and abide by the ethics of the American Mountain Guide Association, Climbing Wall Association and USA Climbing.
    • Customer Focused. We care about YOU!
    • Hosting the climbing community and watching it grow in a clean, fun and inviting facility.
    • Constantly invest in and provide the best equipment and services.
    • Providing opportunities for skill advancement.
    • Keep the psych high!

OUR TEAM

John T.

John T.

Owner & General Manager

John is an outdoor industry professional with a focus on indoor and outdoor Rock Climbing. Climbing since 2006. He has certifications ranging from the American Mountain Guides Association, Petzl Technical Institute, USA Climbing and the Climbing Wall Association. John guides outdoor trips as well as instructs climbers ranging from beginner to advanced.

Sierra T.

Sierra T.

Owner & General Manager

SIERRA IS A CLIMBING INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL WITH A FOCUS ON INDOOR AND OUTDOOR ROCK CLIMBING. CLIMBING SINCE 2008. SHE IS AN AMERICAN MOUNTAIN GUIDES ASSOCIATION (LEAD) INSTRUCTOR AND CERTIFIED USA CLIMBING LEVEL 1 ROUTE-SETTER. WITH A DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND A MASTER'S IN MUSEOLOGY; SIERRA APPLIES HER SKILLS FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE TO THE PRACTICE OF OUTDOOR CULTURE AND SUSTAINABLE INITIATIVES IN THE OUTDOORS.

Liz W.

Liz W.

Operations & Marketing Manager

Liz is an American Mountain Guide Association certified Lead Instructor, and the Operations and Community Manager at the gym. She completed her B.A. in Graphic Design at the University of Central Oklahoma. She does a little bit of everything around the gym including marketing, community building, and daily operations. Liz has worked at Threshold since early 2017, and loves introducing new people to the sport and the outdoors.

Chase W.

Chase W.

Program Manager & Guide

Chase just recently finished his Outdoor Community Recreation Major at UCO. He is excited about pursuing his professional career with Threshold and the AMGA. He loves to teach people how to climb and share his passion for the outdoors. He is very involved with his community at Bridgeway Church.

Daniel H.

Daniel H.

AMGA Instructor

This is Brother Dan! He's been climbing for five years (mostly sport)! He is a Lead certified Instructor at Threshold; He's been on the team since early 2018. Additionally, he is working a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at OU with the hopes of graduating in May 2020! If you ever need beta, gear advice, or a good belay, just reach out!

Marco S.

Marco S.

Route Setter, Coach & Instructor

Marco is a Route setter and Coach at Threshold. He is a lead certified instructor through the AMGA. He really enjoys watching kids on the Team reach their goals and push themselves. He is currently studying Psychology & Music at OCU.

Devon W.

Devon W.

AMGA Instructor & Coach

Devon has been climbing for four years and has worked at Threshold since May of 2018. He recently graduated with his degree in Geography from UCO and is currently enrolled in the Public Administration Masters Program at UCO. His favorite part of the job is cleaning up chalk!

Steven H.

Steven H.

Instructor & Sales Staff

This is the lovely Steve-O! He's been climbing regularly since March 2019 and it quickly became his favorite thing to do. He has a doggo named Creepy and likes to build closed ecosystems. If you need help in the pro shop, he is always happy to help!"

Bailey V.

Bailey V.

Instructor & Sales Staff

Hello! My name is Bailey Vaughn and I have a passion for climbing and introducing others to the sport! I am a nationally registered EMT and currently attending the University of Central Oklahoma to study Exercise and Fitness Management. In my free time I enjoy playing Ultimate Frisbee competitively with OKC's local team! My favorite thing about the job is getting to spend time with the staff day in and day out! What they say really is true, if you love what you do you don't work a day in your life. P.S. BOOMER SOONER

Jacob S.

Jacob S.

Instructor & Coach

Yello! My name is Jacob. My passion for rocks started about two years ago; I have always loved looking at rocks and finally decided to start climbing them. I am currently studying Outdoor and Community Recreation at the University of Central Oklahoma. In my free time I like to bike, skate, swim (whitewater), and climb. My favorite color is 625 to 590 nanometers. I could climb ropes all day and night. I am a top rope CWI.

Elisha G.

Elisha G.

Coach & Instructor

Elisha Gallegos has been rock climbing since 2013, and she has traveled around the country for climbing. She has climbed in the West and North. She has also ice climbed in The Cascade Mountains in Canada. She and her partner established a first ascent on Challenger Peak in Southern Colorado, and a First ascent in The Wichita Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. She has also accomplished a personal record in The Arkansas Horseshoe Hell 24-hour competition with women’s first place in 2018, and in The Granite Gripper in Enchanted Rock Texas in 2018 with first place. She has been teaching in Oklahoma City Public Schools since 2014. She teaches Fine Arts in Elementary levels. She has experience with American Sign Language, Child development, diverse learning techniques, and adaptive climbing.

Mckenna L.

Mckenna L.

Experience Leader

Hey there! My name is McKenna Leewright, or Kenna, whichever you want to call me! I've had a passion for the outdoors my whole life and love learning new things, like climbing! I'm relatively new to the sport, but I'm excited to learn as much as I can so I can help you learn about it too! Other passions of mine include theater, singing, and dancing, so if you some crazy lady dancing at the front desk, that's me! I thoroughly enjoy “working” at Threshold and I look forward to seeing you here too!

Alicia N

Alicia N

Experience Leader

I have been climbing for 9 years. My passion for nature brought me to this sport and on many adventures. After spending a few years exploring Colorado, I’m excited to be involved with the growing climbing community of Oklahoma!

Austin S.

Austin S.

Coach & Route Setter

Likes to talk and likes to train. Probably does a little too much of both. You can find him in the gym training himself or others. Always happy to help with questions if he is able.

Rex & Ueli

Rex & Ueli

Ambassadors & Good Dogs

You may see us working the front desk greeting you as you enter. We are passionate about climbing, chasing the ball, and treats. PLEASE PET US! #boulderbois

Partners

We host local USA Climbing competitions and follow USAC standards for Route Setters and our Climbing Team.

We accept funding through Epic for our Youth Programs!

We parter with the YMCA to offer discounts to YMCA Members.