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.



Christoph Lensing

Christoph Lensing was born in North West Germany in 1969.  He started vaulting when he was 7 years old.  Christoph is a 3x World Champion in Individual Vaulting and a 5x German Champion.  Christoph began coaching in 1996 and has held vaulting clinics around the world.  Christoph lives in Longmont now and we are lucky to have him work with our team.



Anna Blaize

Anna Blaize graduated from Colorado State University in 2016 with a degree in Equine Science.  Her skills in gymnastics and equestrian sports make her a talented coach.  She is also a certified therapeutic riding and vaulting instructor.


Carlee Heger

Carlee Heger began vaulting in 2010 at Complete Equestrian Vaulters. Over her vaulting career, she traveled all over the country and the world vaulting with different teams. She won six National Championship awards and was a member of Team USA in both 2015 and 2016. Now retired, she enjoys giving back to the vaulting community by coaching up-and-coming vaulters. Outside of vaulting, she spends a lot of her time rock climbing and skiing and will be headed off to college in Washington fall 2018.


Sam Fehr

Sam is a Gold level vaulter from Washington.  She is attending Colorado State University.