Our Staff

At Ohio Skydiving Center we only hire US Parachute Association Certified instructors and experienced pilots trained beyond industry expectations. Each tandem instructor must have a minimum of 500 jumps before being eligible to take passengers, and our pilots must have a minimum of 500 hours before flying our planes!

We pride ourselves on having the best staff in the industry who are passionate about introducing you to the world of skydiving.

Management

Chris Chapman

Owner | Tandem Instructor | AFF Instructor | FAA Rigger | Pilot

Ratings: IAD-I, SL-I, AFF-I, Tandem-I, S&TA

Jumps: > 6000

USPA: 73561 | D15921


Tara Chapman

Owner, Tandem Instructor, Manifest

Ratings: Tandem Instructor | Coach

Jumps: 1000+

USPA: D-31567


Deanna Craiglow

Office Manager

Jumps: +5


Shannon Dillman

Marketing Coordinator

Jumps: 153

USPA: 278344 | B-41093


Shanna Chapman

Video Editor/Manifest

Jumps: 4



Instructors

Logan Diehl

Tandem Instructor | Videographer | Coach

Ratings: Coach, Tandem Instructor

Jumps: >1,000

USPA: 260018 | D-33274


Tony Shadwick

Tandem Instructor

Ratings: Coach, Tandem Instructor, PRO

Jumps: 2100

USPA: 210972 | D-30874


Ande Bell

Tandem Instructor | AFF Instructor | Senior Rigger | Demo Team

Ratings: AFFI, TDI, PRO

Jumps: 1000

USPA: 252321 | D-32451


Dave Miller

Tandem Instructor | Demo Team | Ground Crew | Packer

Ratings: Coach, Tandem Instructor & Pro-Rated

Jumps: 600+

USPA: 223923 | D-32605


Mike Fuller

Tandem Instructor | Demo Team | Senior Rigger

Ratings: Tan-I, Pro, Coach, FAA

USPA: 135868 | D23826


Mike Coury

Tandem Instructor | AFF Instructor | Demo Team

Ratings: Tandem - I, AFF-I

Jumps: > 1,500

USPA: 249280 | D-032409


Natalie Gonzalez

Ratings: AFF-I, PRO

Jumps: +1000

USPA: 146079 I D-24176



Pilots

Kip Kelsey

Pilot


Craig Weaver

Pilot


Tom Baxter

Pilot



Packers

Kirsten Rinehart

Parachute Packer


Allee Shipley

Parachute Packer


Cameron Bond

Parachute Packer

Jumps: 100

USPA: 260208 | A-064342



Videographers

Rich Robinson

Videographer | Coach

Ratings: Coach

Jumps: 586

USPA: 133060 / D 27420


Peter Sobchak

Ground Crew | Videographer | Coach

Ratings: Coach

Jumps: 200

USPA: 263921 | B-39618



Ohio Skydiving Center has far exceeded the experiences I've had at 3 other skydive locations.

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