Olivier 'Ollie' Coenen

Meet Olivier 'Ollie' Coenen;  the experienced climber who has climbed over 100 competitions, more than 200 french grade '8' routes on rock and multi-pitch routes across the globe.

Ollie's motto is 'set by brand' and 'set by series' and create a visual impact which attract customers to your walls. And give them a happy feeling when they go home ;-)

Ollie can also organize a team of setters for a competition and is able to give routesetting workshops.


  • Year of birth: 1977
  • Height: 1.83m
  • Residence: Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium


  • Climbing since: 1989
  • Setting since: 1990s
  • Specialty: all-round
  • Certificates: International Routesetter Course with Jacky Godoffe & Simon Wandeler, Bern, Zwitserland, 2007. Upskilling "beyond the mind' with Nataleigh Bell & Marco Jubes, Vilvoorde, Belgium, 2023

What are you setting for?

Competitions Boulder: yes

Competitions Lead: yes

  • Highlights: Peter Beliën Memorials 2007-2011, NKBV Lead Comps 2016-2018, NKBV NK Lead 2019, 2021 Championships

Commercial Boulder: yes, up to a comfortable level of 7b

Commercial Lead: yes, up to a comfortable level of 8a

Setting for training: no