Coach BJ Vandrovec

Following in his brothers footsteps, at 14 years old, Coach BJ started to pole vault.  21 years later he has produced endless school records, meet records, state records, NCAA D1 All Americans, Olympic Trials qualifiers  and International team members. 

With a masters in Coaching and Atheltic Administration, Coach BJ has built a pole vault training club that has earned attention from the top collegiate programs in the nation.

Currently coaching at Mission Viejo High School.

Coach Larry Simms

Coach Larry Simms has been the Pole Vault coach at Servite High School since 2007 and has produced multiple state qualifiers as well as helped coach ALL Victory Athletics athletes.

Larry started by coaching his 2 sons, Michael and Eric and has developed into one of the state's top coaches!


'16 & '17 State champion

3 x USA Jr. Championship

2 x World Jr Team Member

Pan Am Jr Champ and Record Holder

NCAA D1 All American

2 x Olympic Trials Qualifiers 

Multiple League champions

CA State champions

Multiple School Records 

Multiple College Scholarships

Top Marks


Rachel Baxter Canyon HS 14-05.5 2017

Amy Loschiavo HBHS 12-07 2012

Nicole Larson Upland HS12-06 2010

Emily Coombs O-Lu 12-03 2017

Maddy Agnew* MVHS 11-10 2017

Garden Centanaro* Roosevelt HS 11-10 2011

Caitlin Nilssen J Serra HS 11-10 2013
Morgan Flynn ***Aliso Niguel HS11-09 2017

Haley Stauber Rosary HS 11-09 2010

Mikaela Morris El Toro HS 11-03 2012

Maddie BraggEl Toro  HS 11-03 2013

Missy Burley Rosary HS 11-03 2008
Devin Stetson* Corona HS 11-02 2012

*    Junior

**   Sophomore

***  Freshman


Adam Bragg El Toro HS 16-03 2011

Nick Masterson Servite HS 15-09 2008

Landon Shank Servite HS 15-08 2016

Jesse Phillips Katella HS 15-04 2010

Eric Simms Servite HS 15-04 2009

Michael Simms* Servite HS 15-03 2007

Jesse Shank Servite HS 15-03 2014 

Connor McNicholas Mission Viejo HS 15-00 2012

Dusty Brown St. Paul HS 15-00 2009

Preston O'Connell Servite HS 15-00 2015 

Paul Bowker MVHS 14-09 2012

Mason Gariepy MVHS 14-08 2018

*    Junior

**   Sophomore

***  Freshman