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Climbing : Staff


Dawes Strickler, Head Coach

Dawes Strickler has been at USMA since 2004 working in the department of Physical education teaching Military Movement, Snowboarding, Personal Fitness, Climbing courses, and maintains the Class of 79 Wall.

Sue Kligerman, Assistant Coach

Sue Kligerman has been a member of the Department of Physical Education since 2005, Ms. Kligerman teaches Combatives, Military Movement and Rock Climbing.

Julia Brennan, OR

MAJ Julia Brennan has been at USMA since 2011 working in the Department of Systems Engineering and as acting Officer in Charge of the Climbing Team.

Dr. Mark Evans, OR


Dr. Mark Evans is the Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence and also teaches in Civil and Mechanical Engineering at West Point since 1996.  He started climbing in 2012 and is an AMGA Certified Climbing Wall Instructor.