Shawn Francis, Team Hoot | Pole Vault| NOTES
Shawn Francis is the founder of Team Hoot Pole Vault, a business for pole vault education that shares what he’s learned as a professional pole vaulter, researcher, and coach. In 2012 he received his Master’s Degree in Biomechanics after completing his research on the pole vault take-off. He’s found success at every level of coaching resulting in D1 All Americans, State Champions, and state records. As a professional pole vaulter, he placed 2nd at the 2014 USA Indoor Championships with a personal record of 5.55 meters. Shawn is also passionate about mental health advocacy and runs a business called One Whole Life Media (O.W.L Media) to bring awareness to mental health issues.