1. TODD UCKERMARK FLYS 15′ 9″ in RED RAIDER RELAYS TODAY !!!

    The FLYING CIRCUS POLE VAULT ACADEMY
    Warwick Valley,NY

    NEWS FLASH……
    Warwick Valley,NY senior pole vaulter .. TODD UCKERMARK…won the 27th RED RAIDER RELAYS Pole Vault today at North Rockland High School. Amid 37 degree temperatures… and with the overnight snow brushed back from the runway…the powerful Indoor State Champ flew a meet record of 15′ 9″ for Coach Potter’s Purple Wave Track Squad. Taking all his 12 total jumps in just 19 minutes…he broke Ryan Dalls(No.Rockland) and Mike Uhelsky(Monroe-Woodbury) meet record of 15′ 0″ from the early 1990′s!!! He had super close jumps at 16′ 1″ in his opening invitational meet.
    Monroe-Woodbury,NY junior Samantha Beyar won her vault gold for Coach Chris Goodwin in the delayed morning vault section. On to warm weather…..

    Flying Circus …… Join the Movement

  2. RHYTHMS – of – TEAMWORK @ FLYING CIRCUS

    The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Academy, LLC
    The Warwick Center for Pole Vault Development
    Warwick Valley, NY

    EVERYONE WANTS TO BELONG TO A TEAM ………..


    Here at the FLYING CIRCUS VAULT ACADEMY……We celebrate “TEAMWORK”… and the rewarding joys of training together…supporting each other and the competitive spirit of pure athletic participation. THANK YOU for making our club FUN and EXCITING !!!!

    TEAM-WORK MEANS…
    Everyone counts ……meeting new friends….finding solutions together …. staying positive … caring for others ….being polite and respectful …..exchanging ideas ….. modeling sportsmanship …never-giving-up …..accepting challenges ….setting higher standards …. extra effort …. everyone pulls for each other. Teamwork means..measuring up to the very best within us.
    ….. enjoy your season…TOGETHER.

    Early Spring Vault News/Results..
    April 13

    Congratulations to senior James Deutmeyer of Fordham Prep,NY !!! This Villanova University bound senior.. is coached by Brian Carney and flew to a NEW SCHOOL Vault record of 16′ 0″ in winning the NY Mayors Cup at Icahn Stadium on Saturday. The State Record of 16′ 8.75″ is in his sights!!! Placing second was the surprise vaulter in New York State this outdoor… Rahan Adekoga of JF Kennedy High School,NYC. This dedicated senior was part of Flying Circus South(The Armory) project this winter with Coaches Ben Simonet…Dan Placentra and Will Nesbitt. Rahan soared 14′ 3″ for another personal best from this rising star!!!

    Weston High School,CT. senior…Nick DiBartholomeo flew 13′ 3″ for his PR this weekend in his first meet of the season….. and senior Tim Schanstra of Pope John,NJ set a school record at Arcadia Invite in the Decathlon with his 6442 points and PR vault at 12′ 11.75″ for Coach Corciran. Also scoring big …was Andy Ghizzone of Union Catholic at 6,579 points and 13′ 5,5″ Vault!!

    The Cornwall Relays produced 12′ 6″ vaults from Ivan Mieses(Middletown) and Brandon Nebiker(MW)…. Only Echefu(No Rockland) hit 11′ 6″ for the Raiders!! At the Nanuet relays… Jake Diamond(Suffern) leaped 11′ 0″ and team mate Dylan Black teamed up for the silver relay medals to Naunet’s Gold Medal Performance. Ian Allen(Chatum,NY) won the stillwater Relays at 12′ 6″ and Joe Crispi(Farrell,NY) cruised over 14′ 0″ at Big Blue Classic in Staten Island!!!

    The Jack Yocker Relays in River Dell was a Circus Sweep…with Luke Annichiarico(Old Tappan) flying 14′ 6″…San Siegel(NV-Demerast) 13′ 6′ Spencer Llerandi(Ridgewood) 13′ 6″…Marc O’Campo(Old Tappan) 11′ 6″ and Jason Babbini(Old Tappan) 11′ 6″.

    In Girls Vault… Katlyn Rymarzow(Pope John,NJ) hit 11′ 6″ in her dual meet this past week…Samantha Beyar(MW) won the Cornwall Relays and Kari Murnane(Lenape Valley,NJ) won the Ranger Relays at Wallkill Valley and Samantha Kaplan(New Paltz,NY) set her PR at 10′ 0″ for the win… Matea Friedel(Rye,NY) flew 10′ 0″ twice this week for a new School Record for the Tuffs University bound scholar/athlete!!!!

    Congratulations to Jordan Yamoah(Texas A&M-Kingsville) for winning gold at Miami Invite Saturday night with his 17′ 1′ leap for Coach Ryan Dall. His best this spring is his 17′ 6.5″ fly-Over at the Texas Relays !!!!

    Congratulations to all….. Back to Vault Drills !!!

  3. CIRCUS TEAM CLINICS….”.NEXT GENERATION on FIBERGLASS ” !!!!!

    The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Academy, LLC
    The Warwick Center for Pole Vault
    Warwick Valley, NY
    USATF # 06-1129

    CIRCUS TEAM CLINICS….. NEW TALENT ARRIVES @ FLYING CIRCUS !!!! A special THANK YOU to all High School Coaches and Athletes who took part in our TEAM INSTRUCTION POLE VAULT CLINICS the past 3 weeks. The ten teams … sent dynamic new athletes…ready to learn the most complex and exciting event in Track & Field…..and these “NEW KIDS on FIBERGLASS” are ready to make their mark this spring. PLANT HIGH !!!!!

    CIRCUS SPRING CAMPS….. our LARGEST EVER …..BOYS and GIRLS SPRING CAMPS were also loaded with up-and-coming fiberglass-wonders…. as 53 Vaulters took part last weekend at our Pole Vault Center…. Special Thanks to all participants and Coaching Staff….Neil Perry…Mark Murphy…Bill Crouse…Todd Uckermark… Ashley Gansle ….Derek DiBona… and Jenn Zopp !!!!

    SUMMER CIRCUS POLE VAULT CAMPS…. Registration for our 8th SUMMER POLE VAULT CAMPS is NOW OPEN and we hope you can join the “VAULT BLAST” again with us this year. These 2 Day Camps for Boys and Girls feature a sensational Coaching Staff of Elite Pole Vault Coaches …4 Pits of Instruction…New Drills…Sand Vaulting… Apparatus …Exhibition Vault Night and new Camp T-Shirt and Watermelon Party. Join the Fun this Summer @ Flying Circus. Limited to 40 Boys and 40 Girls….. REGISTER TODAY at hvflyingcircus.com !!!!!!

    * Our NEW SPRING SCHEDULE for Open… Private and Semi-Private Sessions begins after Spring Break on April 19. We are now helping athletes at local Spring Meets on Tuesdays…Wednesdays and Saturdays. We will have our last OPEN SUNDAY SESSION on APRIL 13…Girls 1-2:30PM – Boys 2:30-4PM. Our only Open session will be on Wednesday Nights Girls 5:30-7PM Boys 7:00-8:30PM thru May 14th!!! All other sessions are by appointment thru Coach Cauthers (hcauthers@gmail.com) and Coach St.(coachst@gmail.com).
    FLYING CIRCUS will be CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY…April 20.

    FLYING CIRCUS…DEVELOPING TALENT

    *GOAL SETTING WORKS !!!!
    *RESPECT YOUR OPPONENTS.
    *COMPETITION IS THE CROSSBAR.
    *HELP OTHERS REBOUND.
    *GO BEYOND YOUR BOUNDARIES !!!
    *TEAM SPIRIT IS THE MAGNET .
    *MOTIVATION……TRAIN HARD.

    FLYING CIRCUS ….. POSITIVELY POLE VAULT

  4. MEGAN CLARK FLYS 14′ 7.25 @ CAROLINA RELAYS !!! & CIRCUS MEET RESULTS !!!

    The Hudson Valley FLYING CIRCUS Pole Vault Academy, LLC
    The Warwick Pole Vault Center
    Warwick Valley,NY

    Chapel Hill,NC —– Megan Clark (Duke University) rebounded from her NCAA Indoor Pole vault… with a New Duke University All -Time Pole Vault record jump of 14′ 7.25″ at the Carolina Relays on Saturday. Using a 13′ 6″ grip on her 14’1 x 145 pole…she had close jumps at 15′ 1″ and now leads the NCAA Outdoor Performance List !!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS MEGAN !!!!!

    GREAT RESULTS @ CIRCUS INDOOR MEET…… The final indoor meet of the season was sensational for the 53 vaulters on Friday and Saturday at THE BARN. Special thanks to all parents… volunteers ….and athletes for another successful meet !!!! ON-TO-OUTDOOR!!!!!

    GIRLS …. JENNA CALANDRO (Newtown,CT.) & MADDIE SCHNEIDER (Darien,CT) fly 12′ 1″… as 27 girls compete….Stephanie Duffy (HVFC) returns with 12′ 7″ vault….Monroe-Woodbury Middle Schooler…Kristin Lubeskie won the Middle School Division at 8′ 7″ (School Indoor Record!!)

    12′ 1″ Jenna Calandro (Newtown,CT)
    12′ 1″ Maddie Schneider (Darien, CT)
    11′ 7″ Kara Snyder (Colonie,NY)
    11′ 7″ Samantha Beyar (Monroe,NY)
    11′ 1″ Kalli Manly (Burnt Hills,NY)
    10′ 7″ Kari Murnane (Lenape Valley,NJ)
    10′ 7″ Jessica Thornberry (Darien, CT)
    10′ 7″ Kari Stromhaug (Vestel,NY)
    10′ 7″ Katherine Walker (Monroe,NY)
    10′ 1″ Cara Kelly (Vernon,NJ)
    9′ 1″ Samantha Kaplan(New Paltz,NY)
    9′ 1″ Matea Friedel (Rye,NY)
    9′ 1″ Jorlene Messinco (Sachem,NY)
    9′ 1″ Kerstyn Ciulla (Sachem,NY)
    8′ 7″ Kristin Lubeskie (Monroe,NY)
    8′ 7″ Gina Bogdanwicz (Sachem,NY)
    7′ 7″ Amy Bravo (Park Ridge,NJ)
    7′ 1″ Kayla Maas (Eldred, NY)
    7′ 1″ Sara Rutigliano (Coleman,NY)
    6′ 1″ Sara Drewett (Eldred,NY)
    5′ 1″ Kat Nicholson (Eldred,NY)

    WOMEN’S OPEN

    12′ 7″ Stephaine Duffy (HVFC)
    11′ 7″ Sidney LeRoy (HVFC)
    10′ 7″ Marissa Robbins (Unattached)

    BOYS…..TREVOR KNOWLES (North Hunterdon,NJ) takes GOLD…. Whitman Oehler-Marx won the Open section at 14′ 1″ from 4 Lefts…. and Nick Marino(Hatsboro,PA) took TOP FRESHMAN honors at 11′ 7″ !!!!!

    13′ 7″ Trevor Knowles (North Hunterdon, NJ)
    13′ 1″ Sam Siegel (NV-Demerast,NJ)
    12′ 7″ Ike Osbun (Montclaire,NJ)
    12′ 1″ Brett Croen (NV- Demerast,NJ)
    12′ 1″ Ivan Miesis (Middletown,NY)
    12′ 1″ Marc O’Campo(NV-Old Tappan)
    11′ 7″ Nick Marino (Hatsboro,PA)
    11′ 7″ Sebastan Camacho (New Providence,NJ)
    11′ 1″ Jullian Gotllieb(Eldred,NY)
    11′ 1″ Chris Babdedso (NV-Old Tappan,NJ)
    10′ 1″ Josh Orrovitz(New Providence,NJ)
    9′ 1″ Julian DeLeon( Eldred,NY)
    9′ 1″ Mark DeFranco (Westhill,CT)
    8′ 7″ Isaac Healey (Warwick,NY)
    8′ 1″ Dan Lindstrom (Warwick, NY)
    7′ 1″ Brendan McShane (Warwick, NY)

    MEN’S OPEN
    14′ 1″ Whitman Oehler-Marx (HVFC)
    14′ 1″ Tyler Savarese (HVFC)
    10′ 1″ Bill Crouse (Unattached) Masters 50+ Winner !!!


    CONGRATULATIONS to University of Albany’s …ALFONSO SCANNAPIECO for his sensational Vault win at IC4A CHAMPIONSHIPS…His 17′ 6.5″ leap in Boston was no surprise!!!!!! On to 18 FEET this Spring!!!!!

    SPRING CAMPS SOLD OUT !!!!! MANY THANKS to the Boys and Girls enrolled in this coming weekend’s SPRING POLE VAULT CAMPS @ FLYING CIRCUS…. The “NEW KIDS-ON-FIBERGLASS” are moving up !!!!!!