About Our Team
Welcome to the AZR Ascenders Climbing Team. The AZR Ascenders are a youth climbing team based out of the best climbing gym in Arizona – AZ on the Rocks. Our climbing team develops great competitive climbers as well as great people. We offer practices for girls and boys age 8-19 year old with classes for younger kids on a coach approved basis.
The AZR Ascenders have produced a World Champion, 5 National Champions and multiple US Team Members. As a team, we have ranked Nationally in the top 10 since 2006. We have also been ABS Regional Champions in 2008 and 2009; as well as SCS Regional Champions 2008, 2009, and 2011.
The team is headed up by our team manager Amber Camerlin and our head coach Austin Hansel. Austin was a national level youth competitor for many years before joining the AZR team. There are also several assistant coaches to help kids of all ability levels. We have team options for kids of all ages, so whether you are an experienced climber or a beginner we can definitely accommodate your needs.