Meet the Staff

General Manager
Matt Yosca

Yosca is the Captain of the ship up in Newburyport. He first started climbing in 2009 and joined the MetroRock team shortly after. His favorite climbs include Priapism, Super Best Friends, Razor's Edge, and Dierdre. He enjoys projecting the occassional 5.12 at local crags, as well as making the best bacon you've ever tasted.

In addition to running The North, he does some of the marketing tasks and runs some events in Everett. 

Chief Setter

Mike Veazey

Mike Veazey began climbing over 18 years ago in Maine and has since traveled and climbed obsessively and extensively all over North America. In addition to being head routesetter in Newburyport, he is also in charge of the outdoor programming and the outdoor staff training. He also helps to run all of MetroRock's climbing competitions. He has high-angle rescue training, is an AMGA certified climbing instructor and a USAC Certified routesetter. His climbing achievements include Fat Lady (5.13c) and First Ascent of Jack-in-the-box (5.12a R).

Veazey is a father of two, explorer, route developer, and adventurer who loves to share his passion of climbing (both indoors and out) with everyone.