Meet the 2020/2021 UoN Skydiving Club Committee!

Rhian Pocock

Course: Russian and Business

Hi everyone, I’m Rhian and I’ll be your President for the next year. I’m super excited to introduce new people to our amazing sport, and to welcome back existing members and get them jumping out of planes again. This is my third year on the committee so I’m really looking forward to working hard behind the scenes so we can have the best year yet!

Blue skies x

Nick Geere

Course: Mathematics

Hi, I’m Nick, currently studying Maths and I’m the Vice President. I got my A License in March and have joined the committee for this academic year. My role will be mainly helping the President run the club, and I’ll be happy to answer any questions I can for new skydivers. Hope to see you all in the Sky soon!

Hillary Sotheran

General Secretary
Course: Biochemistry

Hi I’m Hillary, and I’ll be your General Secretary for this year.  I joined the club in 2018 and just did my 100th jump. I’ll be mostly behind the scenes working to organise your groundschools so that your skydiving careers can begin as smoothly as possible. You will still see me around a lot though, and I’m looking forward to meeting our new members!


Rafe Purdie

Social Secretary
Course: Mechanical Engineering

Kia ora whanau! The name’s Rafe and I’m going to be one of your Social and Welfare Secs this year. I’ve got a bit of experience having fun and I plan on sharing this with you all through a wide range of socials. Additionally, always feel free to message me if you’re not feeling 100%. I started skydiving in New Zealand about 4 years ago, and I’m looking forward to being back in Notts soon. Catch you all on the flip side!

Christabel Gordon

Social Secretary
Course: Liberal Arts

Hey! I’m Christabel and I’m one of your Social Secs for this year. I’ll be organising all types of socials for us (COVID allowing), from activities to nights out, and if another lockdown happens, I will find a way to keep us social in some way! If you have any problems or questions just drop me a message.  I can’t wait to see everyone at our socials!

Jasmine Manders

Publicity Officer
Course: Liberal Arts

Hi guys, I’m Jas. I joined the club in 2018, and have just done my 100th jump. I’m returning to the role of Publicity Sec this year, which means running the social media accounts, posting about your progress, and keeping you up to date with club news. Looking forward to sharing our amazing sport with you guys!

Blue Skies x

Ellie Zeiss

Course: Natural Sciences

Hey, I’m Ellie, and I’ll be returning to my role as Treasurer this year. I achieved my A Licence in July 2019, and am currently working towards my B Licence. I’ll be in the background organising finances for the club and making sure we get the most out of it we  can.

Blue Skies! x

Matt Craig

Kit Officer
Course: Aerospace Engineering

Hey guys, I’m Matt, your Kit Officer for this year! It’s my job to look after all our equipment and to make sure you guys stay safe when using it. Can’t wait to see you all down at the dropzone and at whatever our socials turn out to be!