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The Team

Carl Block, Co-founder/President


As an international flight RN with Angel MedFlight Carl spends half of his days on the road flying on patient transports. Carl started skydiving as a result of his daughter Dana's experience and now holds a B and Coach rating.


Anthony DeGreef, Vice-President


Anthony started skydiving in 1995 at the age of 16. Anthony is a recognized figure in the western U.S. skydiving scene with over 10,000 tandem and AFF Instructor jumps. He is a successful small business owner and canine trainer. Anthony now instructs at Skydive Phoenix and coaches in the wind tunnel at SkyVenture AZ. His open approach with his students has proven to make a direct impact in their lives.

Christopher Farina, CPA (In.), Treasurer


Chris has spent the last 10 years as a professional skydiver with various teams competing at the world level and is a multiple time national champion and U.S. Team member. Prior to skydiving fulltime Chris was the financial Controller at various technology and bio-technology venture capital firms.

Melissa J. Dame, Secretary 


Melissa started skydiving in 2012. She enjoys the freedom experienced in free fall and the continuous learning the sport provides. She currently holds a C License and Coach rating, and is working towards additional ratings as an AFF Instructor, as well as a Tandem Instructor. She enjoys sharing her love of the sport with students and helping them succeed. 

David Terry, DO, Medical Director/Board Member


Dave is both a general and vascular surgeon and has been intricately involved in the care of Dana. Dave did his first tandem jump in November of 2014 and loves the thrill of tunnel flying.

Dana Block, Co-founder/Board Member


Dana suffers from Stage IV brain cancer, glioblastoma multiforme. Dana exudes life and possesses an infectious personality. Dana's service dog is Nicneven (Nic). Dana has five tandem jumps under her belt.

Aili DeGreef, Social Media Strategist


Aili began skydiving in 2012 and shares our collective passion for the sport. With over ten years experience as a social media leader Aili has developed a ‘must follow’ social media presence. Aili works full time in the firearms industry as an instructor and manager of range operations at C2 Tactical in Tempe, Az.

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