Posts Categorized: VSC-Staff

pilot training

We like to make sure our staff is fully prepared and properly trained, and since our pilots are in charge of keeping you safe for the plane ride to altitude, that means the pilots need to constantly practice both normal and emergency procedures to stay sharp. We regularly put the pilots through this type of… Read more

Jean-Marie LeGrand

Jean-Marie is a videographer and USPA Coach with over 640 jumps.  He enjoys teaching the First Jump Course and coaching new students.  When not teaching, he enjoys jumping with newly licensed skydivers to further develop their skills and knowledge. We call him PePe Lepew, in honor of his French heritage.

Jim Crouch

Jim Crouch

Jim is the owner of Virginia Skydiving Center. He is a USPA Tandem Instructor Examiner and Coach Examiner, USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA AFF Instructor, IAD Instructor and PRO Rated demonstration jumper. He is also a USPA Safety & Training Advisor, FAA Senior Rigger and single and multi-engine commercial airplane pilot with more than 4,000 skydives…. Read more

Jon Forman

Jon is a USPA Coach and USPA Tandem Instructor with a bunch of skydives. He always works hard to see that you have a great time on your jump!

Camden Gonzalez

Camden is USPA AFF and Tandem Instructor with over 1000 skydives. Before joining the West Point staff in July 2010, he attended school at the University of Florida, where he served as President and Safety/Training Officer of the Falling Gators Skydiving Club. If Camden isn’t at the drop zone on the weekend, then you can… Read more

Tracie Grady

Tracie is one of our manifest coordinators and during the week she is a meeting/event planner for two associations which is her forte and Director of Administration at Eisenman & Associates, Inc. – An association management firm.  She enjoys bowling, racing and the occasional skydive.