American Winds Mission Statement American Winds strives to operate, maintain and preserve high-quality flight training programs to help students prepare for a lifelong career in aviation. Our talented and dedicated staff is here to provide you with all the assistance you need to fulfill your flight goals. Message from Chief Denise →

President Chief Pilot (135) /Flight Instructor (141/61) Denise Hobart, CFI, CFII, MEI

Vice President of Student Success Kelly Sizemore, M.A.

Director of Maintenance & Operations Mike Farmer

Assistant Chief  Patrick McVicar, CFI, MEI

Executive Assistant Cate Terez

Marketing Department Nicole Street, B.S.

Instructors (FAA Certification & Aviation Courses) Denise Hobart, CFI, CFII, MEI Patrick McVicar, CFI, MEI Jon Riedmann, CFI, CFII Nick Kunzen, CFI, CFII Lance Leininger, CFI

Micheal Johnson, CFI, CFII, MEI

Paul Marchky, CFI, CFII

Zach Zockoll, CFI Steve Hendrix, CFI, CFII, MEI

Faculty Members (General Education Courses) BUS105 & COM101 – Jen Clark, M.A AV100 – Dave Baldwin, AGI, M.S., M.A.S. PSY101 – Elizabeth Slinger, M.A. SOC101 – Jacqueline Coffey, M.A. MAT101 & PHY101 – Randy Pelton, M.A 


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