Aaron

Aaron

Tandem Master, AFF Instructor, Coach

With over 13,500 jumps, Aaron has been skydiving prefessionally for over 15 years. Originally from Auckland, one of his favourite moments in his skydiving career is taking his 3 year old son for a skydive!
Owen

Owen

Tandem Master

Owen, our Irish giant, started his career at NZ Skydiving School graduating in April 2011. He has over 6,000 jumps, has worked at Taupo before returning to Auckland, and has a very cute boy called Atticus!
Ballzy

Ballzy

Tandem Master, AFF Instructor

With over 11 years of skydiving experience in home town Australia, and America and Germany, Ballzy has over 9,000 jumps under his belt. As well as skydiving he also loves a bit of speed flying. 
Matt

Matt

Tandem Master, Jumpmaster, Camera Flyer, Parachute Packer

Matt is an extremely enthusiastic member of the team and loves helping people progress in skydiving. He also loves music, snowboarding, cooking, going for runs with his dog Pippa and eating caramilk!
Mitch

Mitch

Tandem Master, AFF Instructor

Mitch learnt to skydive when he was just 16 years old. He then became a Tandem Master and AFF Instructor and has travelled and worked overseas. Outside of skydiving, Mitch is studying to become a doctor!
Jacob

Jacob

Ground Crew, Parachute Packer

Jacob completed his Diploma at the New Zealand Skydiving School after doing his work experience placement at Skydive Auckland. He's passionate about skydiving, his dog Poppy, loves hanging out at the beach, and doesn't seem in a hurry to get a post lockdown haircut!
Toby

Toby

Ground Crew, Camera Flyer

Toby is from Bath in England and grew up in Tauranga. He's got a black belt in martial arts, can speak fluent Spanish and does have the tendency to get the giggles.
Sam

Sam

Pilot

Sam is from Napier and has been a pilot for 10 years working at 6 dropzones, with over 3,500 hours of fly time under his belt. He has a little boy called Alfie, used to be a ski instructor and anaesthetic technician, and as well as flying planes he also enjoys jumping out of them!
Monique

Monique

Ground Crew

Monique is originally from Sydney. She loves the freedom and liberating feeling that skydiving offers, and completed her Diploma in Commercial Skydiving in April 2022. Her hubby is also a skydiver and when she's not jumping out of planes Monique loves movies, reading and hanging with her kids Noah and Ruby.
Shaun

Shaun

Jumpmaster, Camera Flyer, Parachute Packer

Shaun is one of the tallest members of staff so when he is not being asked to change lightbulbs or reach things from high shelves, he is teaching students, camera flying or packing parachutes. Shaun has over 1000 skydives under his belt and completed his Diploma in Commercial Skydiving at the NZ Skydiving School.
Jack

Jack

Bus Driver, Parachute Packer

Jack is from Nelson and definitely stands out with his luscious locks! He did his Diploma in Commercial Skydiving straight out of high school so is the youngest crew member of our family at just 20 years old.
Chanelle

Chanelle

Ground Crew

Chanelle is a real people person and is also a woman of many talents keen on kayaking, surfing, sailing and fixing cars! Prior to skydiving Nelly worked as a flight attendant, and she graduated from the NZ Skydiving School in November 2020.
Jamie

Jamie

Camera Flyer, Ground Crew

Jamie is a real people person and loves chatting to customers from all over the world. Originally from Bournemouth in the UK, Jamie loves skydiving, travelling the world and is working towards becoming a tandem instructor in the future.
Dylan

Dylan

Parachute Packer, Video Editor

Dylan experienced his first ever tandem skydive age 14 and absolutely loved it so as soon as he finished high school he was straight to the NZ Skydiving School on the January 2020 intake. Originally from Hamilton, he aims to be a tandem instructor, and outside of skydiving, Dylan is also a bit of a chess enthusiast! 
Xaos

Xaos

Parachute Packer, Video Editor

Xaos is originally from China. He graduated from the NZ Skydiving School in December 2019 and has a real interest in equipment, aiming to be a Rigger. He also works at NZ Aerosports and his wife Victoria comes out and skydives with us too!
Mac

Mac

Support Crew

14 year old Mac joined our team when he needing re-homing and we came to the rescue. He enjoys dips in the swoop pond, having regular hair cuts and is very needy.
Tony

Tony

CEO

Tony starting skydiving at age 15 and has done over 11,000 jumps. After the success of opening Skydive Taupo, he decided that with it's amazing views, West Auckland would also be an awesome place to start a skydiving business. In 2013, the NZ Skydiving School was moved to Skydive Auckland so that the world's skydiving industry has a supply of fully qualified and professional talent.
Jo

Jo

Marketing Manager

Jo moved from the UK to NZ 7 years ago and landed her dream job doing the marketing for Skydive Auckland and the NZ Skydiving School. She loves snowboarding, hiking, swimming, DIY and wine tasting.