Mission Statement

At Gateway Skydiving Center our mission is to create a fun and friendly environment for our first time and experienced jumpers alike, while putting safety first.  We know that your first jump can be intimidating, we understand, we all started with skydive number one just like you! Our staff is very passionate and knowledgeable about what they do and will make sure that you have an unforgettable experience.

Arnel Smajic

Arnel Smajic

USPA Safety and Training Advisor, AFF Instructor, Tandem Instructor, Videographer, FAA Senior Parachute Rigger, Skydive Coach with over 4,500 skydives.

Professional Skydiver with 11 years in the sport. Worked at dropzones in Australia, New Zealand and all over the US.

Zuko Smajic

Zuko Smajic

USPA Skydiving Competitor with over 2,000 jumps and 48 years in sport. Latest accomplishment bronze medal at U.S Nationals 2016 in group accuracy.

Nathan Burbank

Nathan Burbank

USPA Tandem Instructor, AFF instructor, Videographer, and Skydive Coach with over 1,500 skydives.

Larry Miyasaka

Larry Miyasaka

USPA Tandem Instructor, AFF instructor, Videographer, and Skydive Coach with over 7,500 skydives.

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

USPA Tandem Instructor, Skydive Coach, and AFF Instructor with over 1,500 skydives.

Lutz Andersohn

Lutz Andersohn

USPA Skydive Coach, and AFF Instructor with over 1,700 skydives.

Blake Collins

Blake Collins

USPA Tandem Instructor, USPA Safety and Training Advisor, Skydive Coach, and AFF Instructor with over 1,300 skydives.

David Hejl

David Hejl

USPA Tandem Instructor, Skydive Coach, and AFF Instructor with over 1,100 skydives.

Clayton Forsyth

Clayton Forsyth

Parachute packer with 40 jumps.

Robert Coyle

Robert Coyle

Pilot