Rhianna Sullivan is a Senior majoring in Natural Resources and the Environment. She started skydiving in September of 2017 and has accrued over 750 jumps since. She is currently a member of the UConn 4-way team and has won a gold medal competing in classic accuracy at the 2018 Collegiate Skydiving Nationals in Eloy, AZ. She currently works as a videographer at CPI.
Meghan Ryan is a fifth year pharmacy student. She got her license in the fall of 2017 and has made over 200 jumps since. In her free time, Meghan enjoys snowboarding, hiking and cliff jumping. Standing a towering 5-foot-0, Meghan hopes to be worn like a backpack upon becoming a tandem instructor one day.
Lia Young is a senior studying finance. She made her first jump on September 15, 2018 and has already made over 150 jumps since. Her favorite part about skydiving is the view and people she’s met along the way. Her goal is to jump into campus for spring weekend and have 500 jumps by graduation. Lia also likes to spice things up for tandem students by giving them another rush in the landing pattern.
Ethan Beattie is a senior double majoring in German and Civil Engineering. He is the world's best packer, and has completed over 600 jumps since getting his license in Fall of 2017.
Sohum Patel is a senior majoring in CSE. He has completed around 100 jumps since joining the club.
Xiaoyang (Andy) Ma is a junior Engineering and Physics double major, and is soon to be president of the club. He has done over 200 jumps since his monumental inception into the club, and has since become both a canopy and wingsuiting master.
Doug Hendrix is a grad student studying Materials Science and Engineering. He made his first tandem jump in September of 2011 and got licensed that following semester. He has accrued over 1600 jumps since. Doug thoroughly enjoys 4-way formation skydiving and has several medals in 4-way as well as sport accuracy. Doug hopes to be a well rounded skydiver and eventually get into other air sports. His favorite motto throughout skydiving is "If you ain't first, you're last."
Alex Teskey enjoys all types of skydiving, especially crw (where you smash your fully functioning parachute into another one!). He recently got his tandem rating and has been loving every minute of it. He is a jumper at Skydive Danielson, making sure UConn Skydiving is represented at all of the CT dropzones.
Dave Gerstein is a young immigrant from Chile. He got his skydiving license a few weeks ago and has since made over 4000 jumps. His favorites activities include: frolicking in corn fields, listening to heavy metal, and being in pictures. He has been photographing for the paparazzi for the past 10 years and founded the National Geographic. He also enjoys making quirky captions on his website, www.skydivingstills.com. Dave always makes us look good skydiving, no matter what. Proof of this is from almost every picture on this site provided by Dave.