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.


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 loves vaulting and competes international level since 2020 and holds her commended Bronze medal.

Maddy Barlow

Maddy has been at Complete Equestrian since 2009. She joined Complete Equestrian Vaulters at 3 years old and has participated in many camps and saddle clubs over the years. She currently vaults at the Silver level and is competing at international levels since 2021. When not at the barn, she is caring for her mice, gerbils, fish, snails, rabbit, dogs, and cat.

August Rose Lewis

Augusta started riding when she was 4.  She has been vaulting since 2012. She represented team USA both in 2019 and 2021, bringing home bronze and silver medals respectively.  Augusta am currently at CSU studying Equine Science.  She is also on the CSU Polo team.


Lillian Kuhl

Lillian has been vaulting for 5 years and is currently competing at the Gold/Young vaulter level. She attended the 2023 Young Vaulter world championships as the alternate athlete and has competed all over the country and Europe.