Skydive Spaceland Coaches/Mentors

Here are the coaches rated by the U.S. Parachute Association who help students and other less experienced jumpers turn into rockstars.

David Rose
David Rose
Jumps: 1,600+
Skydiving: Favorite Part: Skydiving gets me in the zone, especially when I'm pushing my comfort zone to learn and experience more. And there's always going to be more to learn and experience, and share and teach.
Spacelander Since: 2015
Elliot Rueb
Elliot Rueb
Jumps: 700+
License, Ratings, Accomplishments: D-35006, Coach Rating, Tandem Instructor
Fun Fact: Outside of Skydiving: During the week I spend my time as a Project Business Manager for Kiewit Infrastructure, working large construction projects. When I’m not skydiving on the weekends I enjoy my time in the outdoors whether it be hunting, fishing, hiking or boating. I also travel around the U.S. doing Elite Spartan Races throughout the year, and spending some time in the mountains snowboarding in the winter.
Skydiving: Favorite Part: The camaraderie of the sport, I’ve had the opportunity to jump at a lot of dropzones and I continue to meet great people and amazing skydivers. It’s also awesome to help introduce people to skydiving, and get them as excited about the sport as I am.
Spacelander Since: 2015
Nigel Kohring
Nigel Kohring
Position: Packer and Coach
Fun Fact: Nigel is also a professional mountain bike trials cyclist. Thanks to his titles, professionalism, style and ability to interact with people Nigel is one of the biggest names in the bike trials scene. Nigel has been at the cutting edge of his sport for more than fifteen years. He is always proactive in promoting his sponsors and his sport as well. The last couple of years Nigel has been traveling extensively and has performed shows all over the USA.
Spacelander Since: 2016
Brianna Palleschi
Brianna Palleschi
Jumps: 250+
Fun Fact: Ratings: C-43892, USPA Coach
Skydiving: Favorite Part: The incredible sense of freedom that comes the moment you leave the plane and the endless possibilities of body flight.
Spacelander Since: May 2015
Charles Price
Charles Price
Position: Tandem Instructor
Jumps: 700+
Fun Fact: Motto: Do not dent the earth.
Spacelander Since: 2015
David Hemphill
David Hemphill
Position: Videographer and packer
Jumps: 900+
Fun Fact: Enjoy rock climbing, slackening and wilderness travel. licensed amateur radio operator. Graduate of SOLO Wilderness Medicine's WEMT-B course.
Skydiving: Favorite Part: What I love most about skydiving : LEARNING. There is ALWAYS something new to learn, and there are always opportunities to share and mentor. Excellence is a journey not a destination.
Spacelander Since: 2016
Eduardo Chacon
Eduardo Chacon
Jumps: 1,200+
License, Ratings, Accomplishments: D-33679, USPA Coach Rating, Tandem Instructor
Fun Fact: My favorite thing about working for Spaceland is that it’s a world-class drop zone with very experienced professionals that have been in the sport for a long time. The vibes and environment are great and make me want to give my best and learn from all the staff members every day.
Skydiving: Favorite Part: You never stop learning and you get to meet great people and build strong friendships with them.
Spacelander Since: May 1, 2015

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