Jameson Shirley Athlete Profile | BYU Cougar Club

Jameson Shirley Athlete Profile

Jameson Shirley

Position: Pole Vault Height: 6-3 Weight: 165 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2013 | 2016-2017 Hometown: Vancouver, WA Mission: Scottsdale, AZ Last School: Skyview High School


  • Parents are Jacqueline and Kevin
  • Has two brothers, two sisters and two sisters-in-law
  • Plays piano
  • Sports hero is Ashton Eaton
  • Enjoys backpacking, playing basketball, swimming and going to the beach with family and friends
  • Majoring in psychology

Before BYU

  • Washington 4A state pole vault champion in 2012
  • Won the 2012 Oregon Relays
  • Won the 2012 BYU Indoor Invite
  • Coached by David Gassaway, Greg Ross, Louis Baucom, David Lemen and Rick Baggett


Personal Bests
Mark Event Meet
5.32 meters Pole Vault 2017 BYU Robison Invitational

Career Stats

2013 | Freshman Year


  • Took seventh place in the pole vault at the Air Force Team Invitational with a 4.9m (16'0.75") mark


  • Took second overall at the USU Mark Faldmo Invitationalin the pole vault with a mark of 4.9m (16'0.75") mark
  • Placed second at the Weber State Twilight Open with a mark of 4.88m (16'0")

2016 | Sophomore Year


  • Took second at the Boise State Challenge with a 5.15m (16'0.75") mark
  • Set a new personal record of 5.17m (16'11.5") at the New Mexico Classic
  • Competed in the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships and placed 10th overall, and had a mark of 5.13m (16'10")


  • At the Aztec Invitational, placed seventh overall with a mark of 5.03m (16'6") 
  • Won the Weber State Twilight Meet with a 5.02m (16'5.5") mark

2017 | Junior Year


  • Won the BYU December Invite in the pole vault with a mark of 5.05m (16'6.75")


  • Took second place at the UNLV Invitational and Sheila Tarr Multis with a 4.90m mark in the pole vault
  • Finished in second overall at the Aztec Open in the pole vault with a mark of 4.96m  
  • Took second place overall at the Faldmo Invitational with a new personal best in the pole valut with a 5.20m