Staff

Meet Our Staff

John

John

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

Sierra

Owner & Sales Manager

Sierra is an industry professional with a focus on sales and services. She has held certifications from the American Mountain Guides Association, and USA Climbing. Chances are, when you come in, she will remember your full name and a fun fact about you. She'll also probably try to get you to sign up for something you didn't expect to. Like one of our fitness, yoga, or climbing classes. Sierra cares a lot about everyone that walks through the door and wants to ensure your experience at Threshold is top-notch.

Armen

Armen

Operations Manager & Head Route-Setter

Armen is our head setter and a gym manager. He has been climbing for 7 years and route setting for 6. He's an accomplished boulderer outside, topping out on 17 double digit boulders in the past, including 2 V10s in a day! One of his proudest climbing accomplishments is topping out on Tatiana in Cowell, a V11. His favorite local crags are Zenpen, Horseshoe Canyon and Cowell. He has set for both USAC Regional and Local competitions, and has his Lvl 2 setting certification through USAC.

Devin

Devin

Instruction Supervisor

Devin is an AMGA certified lead instructor, he heads up gym instruction training, and inspections, and helps with our route-setting. Devin loves trad climbing outside and adding to his technical climbing skillsets. Chat with him about gear next time you're in the shop!

Mickey

Mickey

Sales Supervisor

Mickey is our sales supervisor. He has been working in Leadership Training and Personal Development for 3 years. He has gotten to travel the U.S. teaching communication, and loves working with people; especially youth and young adults. He has been climbing for 2 years and really loves to belay, so if you ever need a catch in the gym he's your guy! Mickey is an AMGA Certified top rope instructor.

Steven

Steven

Assistant Supervisor + Instructor + Route-Setter

Steven aka "Steve-O" has most likely stopped to say hi to you while you're climbing in the gym. He's been climbing for several years, and will give you beta, but only if you ask. His favorite style of climbing is found on granite slab. On his days off, you can find him in the Wichitas. Steven is an AMGA certified Lead Instructor.

Elisha

Elisha

Coach + Instructor

Elisha has been rock climbing since 2013. She and her partner established a first ascent on Challenger Peak in Colorado & in the Wichita Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. She also accomplished a personal record in the 24HHH Competition in Arkansas with women’s first place in 2018, and in The Granite Gripper in Texas in 2018 with first place. She has been teaching in OKCPS since 2014. She teaches Elementary Fine Arts. She has experience with ASL, Child development, diverse learning techniques, and adaptive climbing. Certifications: AMGA CWI Lead. 

John

John

Coach + Instructor

John has over 5 years of coaching experience in different sport settings. His previous coaching focus has been with baseball since he’s played most of his life. He has been climbing for over 2 years and loves working with our Team athletes to push them to reach their greatest potential. He is a current undergrad at UCO with a focus in kinesiology. John is an AMGA Certified top rope instructor.

Parker

Parker

Instructor + Route-Setter

Parker is a coach and route setter. He has set for several competitions in the gym. He started climbing in 2018. His favorite type of climbing is bouldering and trying hard on the training boards at the gym. He loves setting powerful shoulder moves and dynos.

Kevin

Kevin

Instructor + Route-Setter

Kevin is a routesetter here at Threshold. He has been climbing for 10 years and is incredibly average for someone who has climbed that long. He has previously worked as a climbing, backpacking, and kayaking guide. He recently moved to OKC from his home state of Texas and lives with his wife and their 3 cats. If you see him around the gym, feel free to say hello and talk to him about climbing!

Ben

Ben

Sales Associate
Garrett

Garrett

Coach
Cooper

Cooper

Assistant Coach
Elaine

Elaine "Lanie"