Local Coach Course Graduates at Skydive Orange!

Monday, July 14, 2014

Over the weekend Skydive Orange hosted a Coach Course for licensed skydivers interested in getting their Coach Rating. In Order to get your Coach rating, you must have:

  • a USPA membership
  • USPA B-license
  • Minimum of 100 jumps

Requirements to pass the course:

  • Score satisfactory on a Category G evaluation jump
  • Score satisfactory on a category H evaluation jump
  • 2 satisfactory teaching sessions of first jump class topics
  • Teach the 5 group freefall skill sections from the Coach Proficiency Card
  • Score at least 80% on the IRM Coach Exam
  • Satisfactory student equipment check
  • Satisfactory debrief of the jumps
Coach Course
Jason Johnson!

For more information on Instructional Ratings, check out USPA.

We had 3 local skydivers who took the course and passed and we are so proud of them!

Not only is Jason a Coach, he also works experienced manifest, keeping the dropzone in line!

Wybenga is also a videographer, and a freefly and angle organizer, you can find him at Skydive Orange on the weekends helping all skill level jumpers learn more.

Coach Course | Skydive Orange
David Wybenga!

Need your ‘chute packed? Alex has got you covered! He packs tandem rigs, AFF student rigs and experienced jumper rigs!

Coach Course
Alex Kirchner!

Way to go guys, you all were great!
Also, congratulations to everyone else who completed the Coach Course! And a big thank you to Steve Hetrick for being a course director and to all of the evaluators as well. It wouldn’t have been possible without you guys!

Are you interested in becoming a licensed skydiver and progressing through the course to eventually become a skydiving instructor? Book Your Accelerated Free Fall (AFF) First Jump Course today, it’s the first step of the journey!

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Chris Posillico Skydive Orange AFF Student

Chris Posillico

I always felt secure in my actions because I knew that I was well prepared by my instructors and coaches.

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