In this edition of Staff Features, we catch up with one of our Rockin’ Rockwall Instructors!
Read on to gain an insider’s perspective and fascinating insight into the life of a true
Sun Country Superstar!

Name: Maris Silvestri

Department: Sun Country Rocks!

Tenure: <1 year

  1. What three traits define you?
    I would describe myself as hard working, organized and fun!
  2. What is one thing you can’t resist?
    A challenging slab climb.
  3. What is your favorite thing to do?
    Rock Climb, of course!
  4. How did you get involved at Sun Country?
    I started rock climbing here, and thought it would be a great place to work, and hey, I was right!
  5. What has surprised you the most about working with children?
    I’m always surprised at how fast kids learn and grow
  6. What do you enjoy most as a Rock Climbing Coach?
    I love seeing the kids develop their skills and strength as climbers.
  7. If you could be any animal in the world, which animal would you be?
    I would be a Mountain Goat; they live on the edge and climb mountains their whole life.
  8. If you were a type of food, what would you be?
    I think I’d be some type of fruit.
  9. What is one thing you couldn’t live without?
    Breakfast foods. Hands down.
  10. Where is the best place you’ve traveled to and why?
    I backpacked around New Zealand for several weeks. The landscapes were breathtaking and the people I met there made it the best experience I’ve ever had.


A big thank you to Ms. Maris for taking the time to answer our questions!
If you ever happen to see her around West, feel free to share a smile and say hello.
We hope to see you back again next month as we continue learning more about our hard-working Sun Country Staff!