THE STAFF

Our coaches and setters are hired based on their expertise, drive to learn, and ability to work effectively with others towards a common goal. Each expert is strategically scheduled to maximize their contribution to the program(s) they serve and are developed to fully express their potential. Guided by the Mesa Rim Coaching Philosophy, each coach and setter strives to help climbers Trust The Process.

ian mcintosh

President

Ian leads strategy and growth of Mesa Rim and has two decades of routesetting and climbing experience. He also serves on the USAC Routesetting Committee, is an active Level 5 National Chief Routesetter, and a certified routesetting instructor.

rosie bates

Programs Manager

Rosie is a graduate of USD where she founded the school’s climbing team and established the SoCal USAC Collegiate Series. She serves on the USAC Coaches Committee, Collegiate Committee and is a USAC L4 Routesetter.

enrico baistrocchi

Coach

Enrico is a former IFSC World Cup competitor and Italian National Team athlete who loves to to share his passion for climbing through setting and coaching. He has a bachelor’s degree in Sport Science and is an IFSC-certified International Routesetter and setter and coach for national teams athletes clinics.

alvaro rangel

Head Coach

Bio Coming Soon

 

 

 

Mark kattus

Routesetter

As Head Routesetter, Mark brings unbridled enthusiasm and creativity. He  brings extensive competition setting experience to the team, and serves as an expert for modern youth competition route setting. He is USAC level 4 routesetter and NASM-certified personal trainer.