Skydive Midwest

Kazu Oyama

Name: Kazu Oyama

Total Jumps: 7000+

Years in Skydiving: 22

Certifications: Tandem Instructor, AFF Instuctor, Head of AFF Program, Coach, Videographer, IAD, S&TA, FAA Senior Rigger, Tandem Examiner, Coach Examiner, AFF Evaluator.

Primary Dropzone Functions: Head of AFF Program, Lead S&TA, Lead Rigger, Gear Store Manager, Canopy Coach @Evolve

Sponsored By: Xcel Skydiving, Alter Ego, Alti-2

Achievements: Kazu has almost every rating on the planet. He is also an incredible Photographer & Aerial Photographer (digital & film).

Outside of skydiving: Kazu enjoys cooking, gaming and photography.

Rachel Mugford

Name: Rachel Mugford

Total Jumps: 400+

Years in Skydiving: 3

Certifications: AFF Instructor, Coach.

Primary Dropzone Function: Office Manager, AFF Instructor

Achievements: State Record Holder, Competitor in 4-Way and 8-Way FS.

Outside of Skydiving: Rachel enjoys cleaning up all the things her doggy has destroyed in her apartment and drinking fireball with friends at the DZ. She also spending time with her family and traveling.