Mike Vani


Mike is the most recent addition to Team ESSX. Mike is from Merritt Island, Florida and a graduate of the University of Louisiana where he was a 2014 All-American. Since graduating, Mike has been an understudy of Earl Bell in Jonesboro, Arkansas as well as Jeremy Scott. Mike has had the chance to learn from the greats as well; Jeff Hartwig, Earl Bell, Derek Miles, Jeremy Scott, and Tye Harvey.

Currently, Mike is still pole vaulting and has been since 2006. As a post-collegiate athlete, Mike is working on breaking into the United States pole vault elite; his current PR is 5.45m / 17’-10.5"