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Prescott, AZ

Head Coach  

Shaun Sheppard

Shaun graduated ERAU in 2003 with a degree in Aeronautical Science and a minor in Meteorology. He became a flight instructor in 2008 and continues to enjoy spreading his passion for flight to his students today. He loves spending the rest of his time with his wife Lauren and his children, Zion, Angelina, and Zane, who share his passion for flight. He also enjoys running, flying his drone, and cheering on the NAZ

Coach/Team Mechanic 

Russell Harris

"Farrell" has been with the team since 2009. He is an ERAU Fleet technician and a SEL pilot. With over 18 years of experience working on aircraft, Farrell shares his knowledge with the team as the Preflight Event Coach. He also serves as our on-site mechanic for competitions.

Academic Advisor 

Ian Hummel

Ian graduated from Embry-Riddle  Prescott in 2012 with a bachelors in Aeronautical Science. He was a member of the Golden Eagles Flight Team from 2009-2011, serving as SCAN event coordinator and competing at regionals and nationals. Ian is now an assistant professor with Embry-Riddle, after flying professionally with a major airline for five years.

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