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Skydive Twin Cities is proud to have this amazing group of people working with us!  They are highly experienced

and highly skilled professionals in the skydiving industry.  Most of them began skydiving at Skydive Twin Cities

and have been trained to instruct skydiving by us.  Our team members work at both our Baldwin and Winsted

locations.  Their passion for the sport of skydiving is contagious!  They love what they do and they do it well!

skydive twin cities

Member of the United States Parachute Association www.uspa.org

John Bucsko John is Co-Owner of Skydive Twin Cities.  He lives in the Twin Cities area with his wife and their two children. USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, Freefall Videographer, Senior Rigger 16,000 Skydives First Skydive 1980
Cheryl Smith Office Manager 700 Skydives First Skydive 1998
Mark Baur USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Master Parachute Rigger, FAA Designated Parachute Rigger Examiner, US Academy of Parachute Rigging Chief Instructor, Parachute Industry Association Rigging Com- mittee Chair, Author of the industry standard parachute rigger test guide, the “Green Book” 7,300 Skydives First Skydive 1978
Joel Davies USPA Tandem Instructor, Freefly Coach, Freefly Load Organizer 5,000 Skydives First Skydive 1998
Gina Lanoux USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Member of USPA’s Sisters in Skydiving (SIS) 2,000 Skydives First Skydive 1998
Bill Rehm USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 4,000 Skydives First Skydive - 1987
John Ward USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, USPA Safety & Training Advisor  4,000 Skydives First Skydive 1996
John Polk Pilot - 4,000 hours, USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 4,000 Skydives First Skydive 2000
Erika Mundinger “Dinger” USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Load Organizer, Member of USPA’s Sisters in Skydiving (SIS) 1,000 Skydives First Skydive 2006
Mike Betz USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Speedstar Organizer 3,500 Skydives First Skydive 2010
Jan Rose Manifest
Jim Magnuson Senior Video Editor, Media Specialist 5 Skydives First Jump 1997
David DeGidio USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Video Editor, Manifest, Packer, 850 Skydives First Skydive 1992
Andy Clements USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Phoenix- fly Wingsuit Coach, Senior Parachute Rigger 1,100 Skydives, 300 Wingsuit Skydives First Skydive 2007
John Shinnick USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Load Organizer 1,400 Skydives First Skydive 2008
Connor McCauley USPA Tandem Instructor, Freefall Videographer, USPA Coach, Loader, Maintenance, Video Editor 620 Skydives First Skydive 2014
Blane Moler “XBOX” USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer          20,000 Skydives First Skydive 1988
Wendi Rogers “Breezy” USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 6,600 Skydives First Skydive 1996
Brett Lindberg Packer, Marketing Intern 3 Skydives First Skydive 2016
Eric Lunder USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer
Freddy Schmidt USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Load Organizer, Packer 360 Skydives First Skydive 2014
Gary Bergman “Bergie” USPA Tandem Instructor, Freefall Videographer
Billy Gombosi USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach
John Kretzschmar USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach
Karl Lips USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Member of US National Champion Team Flew-id, Two time National Freestyle Champion, Flew-id Rigging 7,500 Skydives First Skydive 1996
Kasey Matejcek USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach
Kevin Blake USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Coach 1,295 Skydives First Skydive 1984
Kyle Hoege Pilot 20- Skydives First Skydive 2016
Michael Petri USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer
Richard Taylor “Bert” USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 1,100 Skydives First Skydive 2007
Raymond Field USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Packer 700 Skydives
Nick Rockow USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, USPA Senior Rigger 7,000 Skydives First Skydive 2002
Stevie Kane USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach 1,400 Skydives First Jump 2008
Robby Cartford USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, USPA Senior Rigger 900 Skydives First Skydive 2001
Tanner Ehresmann USPA Coach, Packer 162 Skydives First Jump 2016
Matt Fistler USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 1,400 Skydives First Skydive 2012  
Adam Schulte Pilot
Amy Dahlgren Manifest
Brad Hoberg USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 2,200 Skydives First Skydive 2013
Cody Buss Loader, Maintenance, Groundskeeper, Video Editor 180 Skydives First Skydive 2015
Joe Mulford Packer 11 Skydives First Skydive 2018  
Josh Kuechenmeister USPA Coach
Karen Thomas Manifest 1,100 Skydives First Jump 1991
Ryan Reed USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer
Sophie Smith Manifest 4 Skydives First Skydive 2017
Kerry McCauley Kerry is Co-Owner of Skydive Twin Cities. He and his wife live in Menomonie, WI.  Their son and daughter work with him at the dropzone USPA Tandem Instructor/Examiner, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Course Director, Freefall Videographer 16,000 Skydives First Skydive 1986 Pilot - 7,000 hours 
Bas Kuis USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer
Patrick Riesterer Pilot 400 Hours Multi-engine, Commercial
Sam Basques USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 4,500 Skydives
Megan Lundsten USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Packer

Member of the United States Parachute Association www.uspa.org

Skydive Twin Cities is proud to have this amazing group of

people working with us!  They are highly experienced

and highly skilled professionals in the skydiving industry. 

Most of them began skydiving at Skydive Twin Cities and

have been trained to instruct skydiving by us.  Our team

members work at both our Baldwin and Winsted locations. 

Their passion for the sport of skydiving is contagious! 

They love what they do and they do it well!

John Bucsko John is Co-Owner of Skydive Twin Cities.  He lives in the Twin Cities area with his wife and their two children. USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, Freefall Videographer, Senior Rigger 16,000 Skydives First Skydive 1980
Cheryl Smith Office Manager 700 Skydives First Skydive 1998
Mark Baur USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Master Parachute Rigger, FAA Designated Parachute Rigger Examiner, US Academy of Parachute Rigging Chief Instructor, Parachute Industry Association Rigging Com-mittee Chair, Author of the industry standard parachute rigger test guide, the “Green Book” 7,300 Skydives First Skydive 1978
Joel Davies USPA Tandem Instructor, Freefly Coach, Freefly Load Organizer 5,000 Skydives First Skydive 1998
Gina Lanoux USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Member of USPA’s Sisters in Skydiving (SIS) 2,000 Skydives First Skydive 1998
Bill Rehm USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 4,000 Skydives First Skydive - 1987
John Ward USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, USPA Safety & Training Advisor  4,000 Skydives First Skydive 1996
John Polk Pilot - 4,000 hours, USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 4,000 Skydives First Skydive 2000
Erika Mundinger “Dinger” USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Load Organizer, Member of USPA’s Sisters in Skydiving (SIS) 1,000 Skydives First Skydive 2006 First Skydive 2006
Mike Betz USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Speedstar Organizer 3,500 Skydives First Skydive 2010
Jan Rose Manifest
Jim Magnuson Senior Video Editor, Media Specialist 5 Skydives First Jump 1997
David DeGidio USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Video Editor, Manifest, Packer, 850 Skydives First Skydive 1992
Andy Clements USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Phoenix-fly Wingsuit Coach, Senior Parachute Rigger 1,100 Skydives, 300 Wingsuit Skydives First Skydive 2007
John Shinnick USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Load Organizer 1,400 Skydives First Skydive 2008
Connor McCauley USPA Tandem Instructor, Freefall Videographer,  USPA Coach, Loader, Maintenance, Video Editor 620 Skydives First Skydive 2014
Blane Moler “XBOX” USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer          20,000 Skydives First Skydive 1988
Wendi Rogers “Breezy” USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 6,600 Skydives First Skydive 1996
Brett Lindberg Packer, Marketing Intern 3 Skydives First Skydive 2016
Eric Lunder USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer
Gary Bergman “Bergie” USPA Tandem Instructor, Freefall Videographer
Billy Gombosi USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach
John Kretzschmar USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach
Karl Lips USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Member of US National Champion Team Flew-id, Two time National Freestyle Champion, Flew-id Rigging 7,500 Skydives First Skydive 1996
Kasey Matejcek USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach
Kevin Blake USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Coach 1,295 Skydives First Skydive 1984
Michael Petri USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer
Richard Taylor “Bert” USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 1,100 Skydives First Skydive 2007
Raymond Field USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Packer 700 Skydives
Nick Rockow USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, USPA Senior Rigger 7,000 Skydives First Skydive 2002
Stevie Kane USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach 1,400 Skydives First Jump 2008
Robby Cartford USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, USPA Senior Rigger 900 Skydives First Skydive 2001
Tanner Ehresmann USPA Coach, Packer 162 Skydives First Jump 2016
Matt Fistler USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 1,400 Skydives First Skydive 2012
Adam Schulte Pilot
Amy Dahlgren Manifest
Brad Hoberg USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 2,200 Skydives First Skydive 2013
Cody Buss Loader, Maintenance, Groundskeeper, Video Editor 180 Skydives First Skydive 2015
Joe Mulford Packer 11 SKydives First Skydive 2018
Josh Kuechenmeister USPA Coach
Karen Thomas Manifest 1,100 Skydives First Jump 1991
Ryan Reed USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer
Sophie Smith Manifest 4 Skydive First Skydive 2017
Kerry McCauley Kerry is Co-Owner of Skydive Twin Cities. He and his wife live in Menomonie, WI.  Their son and daughter work with him at the dropzone USPA Tandem Instructor/Examiner, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Course Director, Freefall Videographer 16,000 Skydives First Skydive 1986 Pilot - 7,000 hours
Bas Kuis USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer
Patrick Riesterer Pilot 400 Hours Multi-engine, Commercial
Sam Basques USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer 4,500 Skydives
Megan Lundsten USPA Accelerated Freefall Instructor, USPA Coach, Packer
Freddy Schmidt USPA Coach, Freefall Videographer, Load Organizer, Packer 360 Skydives First Skydive 2014