Instructor Ratings

If you are interested in obtaining a USPA Coach, AFF, or Tandem Rating, please contact

  • Earning an instructor rating is a challenging and rewarding step in skydiving. The first step in becoming an instructor is to first, meet the USPA requirements and earn your Coach Rating. As long as you fulfill the requirements, the next step is to earn either you Accelerated Freefall (AFF) Instructor Rating or Tandem Instructor Rating.
  • For more information on fulfilling the requirements and course materials, go to www.USPA.org and download the Skydiver’s Information Manual and the Instructor’s Rating Manual under Downloads.
  • Course dates are posted in the Events Calendar or you may contact the following for more information:

Jared Miller – USPA Coach/AFF Rating jared@skydiveaz.com
Ty Losey – Tandem Rating ty@azarsenal.com
Matt Gries - Tandem Rating mattgries@hotmail.com