Head Speed Climbing Coach
Olexiy Shul’ga has been coaching the annual Pre National Training Camps for the past couple of years with focus on Speed Training
for US Youth Athletes from all around the country.
Olexiy is a professional coach originally from the Ukraine,
where speed climbing has long traditions of excellence
and intensive training of high level athletes. He brings years of
experience coaching elite speed climbers and has an extensive
background in Sport Physiology, Psychology with
development of athletic training systems.
A former Ukrainian World Champion Speed climber,
Olexiy was the Head Coach of the National Climbing team
of Ukraine from 2011 to 2014, preparing many elite Ukrainian
climbers reach their national and international climbing goals. He was also an elite Speed athlete for many years on the climbing circuit from the mid 1990s to 2009, bringing in First through Third place standings in Speed in both National and World competitions
from 1999 to 2009.
Olexiy’s practical experience and knowledge in the areas specific to high-level speed climbers is an exciting addition to
our Stone Summit Climbing Teams.