Shealy Athletics
Home of Rusty Shealy Pole Vault
91 SC State Champions, 11 National Champions,
and 3 Team USA (World Team) since 1998.
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Weather and PV Updates By Text!

Weather related notifications are sometimes last minute.  If emails do not come to your cell phone you may not receive in time. For each person/phone that would like to receive text notifications of weather or other pole vault updates:  Send a text from each cell phone to 864-416-7762, with the message "@polevault".  This is not our phone number but the number for the teachers service we use for notifications.  Thanks!

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2016 Shealy Athletics Catalog

Though we are well known for our pole vault specialty, we also sell all track and field equipment. Whether an individual or a team, we look forward to the opportunity to bid on your equipment needs. 

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To request the Shealy Athletics Catalog  CLICK HERE.


2013 Jeff Truman Memorial Summit-ship award winner.

Coach Shealy was nominated and chosen from a national coaches competition to receive this award. He was presented to his peers during the Hall of Fame dinner at the North American Pole Vault Summit
  • Photo's with Olympic and World Class vaulters at the Pole Vault Summit: Click Here  

2012 Olympic Fever Spurs Media Coverage.
While the excitement over the Summer Olympics and the USA Track and Field Team was in full swing, we were contacted by VAULTER Magazine, and The Lexington Chronicle to do articles on us. As well as contacted by WACH Fox TV 57's Derrick Phillips, and WIS NBC TV 10's Hannah Horne, to do featured segments. To read the articles and view the news clips,  CLICK HERE.

Welcome to Shealy Athletics!  We are the home of Rusty Shealy Pole Vault, "The Unfair Advantage" for pole vaulters who want to be the best they can be.  We also specialize in the sale and leasing of track and field equipment, and would love the opportunity to bid on your team needs.  Please contact us at 803-315-5998, or by email

Weekly Pole Vault Clinics!!!
If your desire is to learn to vault correctly and maximize your abilities, Rusty Shealy Pole Vault Clinics, offered multiple days/times weekly, are where the rubber meets the road.  There is no better place to hone your skills.  Come see why we are considered, "The Unfair Advantage".  For more information or registration, CLICK HERE

Pole Sales and Leasing.
When purchasing a new pole, and with budgets so tight, we ask the right questions to make sure you get the correct size pole the first time.  Pole leasing is also an affordable option as well. The biggest benefit and budget saver when leasing is that you can trade poles for other sizes as vaulters improve their skills, saving hundreds if not thousands of dollars. Contact Rusty for more information, 803-315-5998.

Pole Vault 101: 
An introduction to pole vaulting basics and safety.
Designed for new or experienced vaulters to teach them how to vault correctly, with an emphasis on safety.  Also a great way for coaches to learn proper learning progressions and simple safety measures to reduce liability.  This clinic is available to athletes who have never been to a RSPV event.  Athletes $40, Coach/Parents Free.  For more information or to register, CLICK HERE

Pole Vault Camps!!!

Register early to ensure your spot!
(2017 Spring/Summer Camp dates online soon!)
For 2016 camps brochure, or registration: CLICK HERE.

Check out this awesome RSPV camp video by Sandi Morris!

Shealy Athletics Summer
Pole Vault Meets.

Pole vault competitions all summer long, fast runway under the large oaks (15-20 degrees cooler). Choose from many dates, afternoons and/or evenings  For more information and registration: CLICK HERE. 


Congratulations 2016 State Champions!

Six of our Pole Vault Clinic athletes won SCHS State Championships in 2016. This brings our total to ninety-one SCHS State Champions and a handful of NCHS State Champions since 1998. 

Also, congratulations to all of our vaulters on a great high school season with many personal bests and school records. And a very special thank you to the many coaches that allow us to tag team coach their athletes, as well as the wonderful parents. Without the supportive parents none of this would be possible. Together we are making a difference.  Thank you!

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