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Train at Spartan, Fly at SkyWest – Career Webinar | 10/27 - 3 p.m. CST

Flight Event
Virtual Event
Wondering about Pilot Careers at SkyWest? On Wednesday, October 27th at 3:00 pm CT, Spartan College and SkyWest Airlines are teaming up to discuss careers as a pilot at SkyWest and aviation flight training at Spartan College. Presenting will be Roy Glassey, SkyWest Director of Flight Operations and Company Chief Pilot, and Stephon Sanders, Spartan College Certified Flight Instructor.
October 27 | 3-4 pm CT

About This Event


Gain insights from SkyWest Airlines about their pilot hiring trends in 2021, their views on 2022 and the future of the aviation industry as they explain how hiring great pilots will help them remain the world’s premier regional airline. Find out more about the journey from Cadet to the left seat at SkyWest. Roy Glassey will be sharing SkyWest’s growth plans, plane orders, subsequent plans for pilot hiring and answering your questions.



Find out more about our aviation training program as we talk about a day in the life of a flight student. In as few as 17 months, complete our FAA Part 141-approved associate degree (AAS) in Aviation Flight. Fly toward your six certifications and ratings** in our new fleet of Piper Archers.
**Certification Disclosure



Moderator – Jeremy Cooper, Regional Vice President of Admissions, Spartan College

Guest – Roy Glassey, SkyWest Director of Flight Operations and Company Chief Pilot, SkyWest Airlines

Guest – Stephon Sanders, Certified Flight Instructor, Spartan College


About SkyWest Airlines

SkyWest Airlines operates through partnerships with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines carrying more than 43 million passengers in 2019. Headquartered in St. George, Utah, our fleet of over 450 aircraft connects passengers to more than 230 destinations throughout North America.


*The SkyWest Pilot Career Pathway (“Pathway”) is intended to provide SkyWest with a pipeline of prospective pilots. The Pathway is available to interested Spartan College students who are enrolled in the Aviation Flight Degree Program (“Program”). Pathway terms and availability may be subject to change. Spartan students in the Pathway may be eligible for Education Assistance from SkyWest subject to meeting specific benchmarks within the Program and after graduation. Any Education Assistance is paid by SkyWest directly to the student and requires a contract between SkyWest and the student. Spartan College is not a party to any contract between SkyWest and the student. Graduates of the Program are not eligible for employment as a pilot with SkyWest until logging 1,250 flight hours post-graduation. Employment with SkyWest is not guaranteed. Students in the Pathway may also be eligible for a Spartan College scholarship. See the College Catalog for additional details.



Jeremy Cooper

Jeremy Cooper is the Regional Vice President of Admissions for Spartan's Aviation Flight program and Denver Area Campus. His number one job - helping our students get familiar with Spartan and get ready to start class.

Jeremy's favorite part about working at Spartan is when a student makes that first connection on how to make their dream a reality. His motto - supporting students first and foremost. It's what we're all about at Spartan.

Roy Glassey

Roy Glassey was named SkyWest Director of Flight Operations and Company Chief Pilot in 2016. In this role, Roy is responsible for ensuring the highest levels of Flight Operations performance, safety, professionalism and development among SkyWest’s more than 5,600 pilots.

During Roy’s 30 years at SkyWest he has served in a number of leadership roles, including chief pilot for the Chicago and Houston domiciles, and director for the Eastern Region. Roy has also held several positions in Flight Operations Training where he has worked as a check airman, flight/simulator instructor and aircrew designated examiner.

Stephon Sanders

Stephon has wanted to be a pilot since the 3rd grade and he even wrote it in his 3rd grade yearbook. His best advice for students training at Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology is take ownership of your training and make it happen.

Stephon got his training at Spartan and is a Certified Flight Instructor. He loves sharing his passion for flying with others who may have never thought of this field.
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