Meet our Coaches

Nicole Rau

Nicole is the owner of Complete Equestrian and head coach of Complete Equestrian Vaulters.  She holds a B.S in Equine Science and a B.S. in Psychology from Colorado State University.  Nicole founded Complete Equestrian Vaulters in 2009 after she taught vaulting in her riding programs. She saw the benefits of vaulting emotionally and physically in her clients. Since then her love for vaulting has only gotten stronger!  Nicole enjoys spending her time in the equine industry motivating and educating her clients.


Cammie Brown

Hello everyone! My name is Cammie Brown and I am delighted to be a new vaulting coach here at Complete Equestrian! I am from Santa Cruz, California, and am currently studying Equine Science and Psychology at Colorado State University. I have been vaulting for the last 8 years and was fortunate enough to compete both nationally and internationally in individual and team vaulting. I am so grateful for this opportunity to give back to the vaulting community through coaching and can’t wait to get to know everybody!

Kylee Smith

Hello! My name is Kylee Smith and I am one of the vaulting coaches here at Complete Equestrian. I have been riding horses since 2010, as well as vaulting since 2012! I am a Colorado native, and started school at Colorado State University in 2020 studying psychology! I enjoy the outdoors, spending time with family and friends, and of course being with my horse!

Kayla Cabanting

Kayla Cabanting is a silver level vaulter who vaulted with Diamond Bar Country Vaulters. She is currently studying zoology with a chemistry minor at Colorado State University. She enjoys walking dogs at the animal shelter and is part of CSU’s Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies Club.


Dot Dority

Dot Dority has been vaulting since 2012. She loves coaching her little vaulters and helping them face their fears to do incredible moves. She is 15 years old and she loves vaulting.

Mikaela Maldonado

Mikaela Maldonado is a Bronze level vaulter who started vaulting with Complete Equestrian Vaulters in 2017. She is attending Colorado State University Veterinary School and plans to start a mixed animal practice with a focus on sport rehabilitation and integrative therapies to pair with her vaulting career.


Iohanna Quinones Carter

Iohanna Quinones Carter is a Silver level vaulter who has vaulted with Peru and with Vaulters Del Sol in Albuquerque, NM.  She is currently studying at Colorado State University in health and exercise science.  In addition to vaulting, she is a talented dressage rider.