Experienced Coaches

We are lucky to have a very talented and experienced team of coaches at MEVC.

All of our coaches display great horsemanship, have competed themselves from very early on, and worked with all levels of teams and individual vaulters over their vaulting career.

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"It's not about the destination, it's about the journey along the way".  Emma Seely

Meet our Coaches and Lungers

 

Olivia Griswold

Olivia Griswold
Coach/Lunger - Canter Team O

Olivia started vaulting at age 5, and some of her favorite vaulting memories are traveling and competing in Europe with her team and trailer road trips with Emma. Olivia competed nationally and internationally on A-teams and Gold level before becoming a coach.

Laura Yelavich

Laura Yelavich
Coach/Lunger - Canter Team L

Laura started vaulting at age 9, competed at the A-team and individual Silver level, and holds her Silver medal with Honors. Laura's favorite moment was in 2008 on Mt Eden A-team competing at the CHIO World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, GER.

Emma Seely

Emma Seely
Head Coach/Lunger - Canter Team E, Individuals, High Performance, Pas de Deux

Emma started vaulting at age 10 and competed on A-team, at the individual Gold level and she is an AVA Gold medalist. Some of her greatest moments include the 1982 A-team National champions, 1994 WEG Kerith Lemon Silver, 2006 WEG Silver medal team, 2006 Megan Benjamin Gold, 2012 Aachen A-team.

Ashley Miller
Coach/Lunger - Trot Team and Drop-In

Merina Rainville

Merina Rainville
Coach/Lunger - Recreation Trot

Samantha Matson

Samantha Matson
Condtitioning/Drill Specialist