John started his training in 2004 at UHI’s Provo, Utah location and graduated from Universal’s professional pilot program in Scottsdale in 2005. Since then he has provided flight instruction in our Scottsdale AZ, Prescott AZ, Salina KS, and Camarillo CA locations. John eventually took over and managed the Flight Instructor program firstly at UHI’s Scottsdale Flight School and then in Prescott in May of 2008. It was in Prescott that UHI set up a Flight Instructor “Center of Excellence” under his superior leadership. Shortly after he was appointed to be Assistant Chief Instructor under Part141. In February 2012, he was appointed to be Director of Operations at UHI’s Salina, Kansas flight school location. In 2015 John moved back to Prescott and now operates as the Safety Manager. When not at work he enjoys spending time with his family, working in his garage and spending time outdoors.