Meet The Team

Ben Maddock

Ben Maddock

Position: Director

After working as an instructor and manager for a number of leading events companies, Ben established Aim for the Sky in 2008. Since then he has worked to create a company that offers new and exciting activities to clients across the North West. Never one to be left out of the fun, Ben attends almost every event and is always keen to get out of the office to help out.

Natasha Maddock

Natasha Maddock

Position: Director

In 2008 Natasha joined Aim for the Sky as a business adviser and marketing manager and in 2012 became a company director. As a qualified solicitor Natasha helps to keep the office organised. She is also a keen social networker and takes responsibility for the company’s twitter and facebook accounts.

Mark Evans

Mark Evans

Position: Event Manager

Mark shot competitively with his club for many years. During this time he developed his teaching skills and since then has taught hundreds of beginners with Aim for the Sky. Even complete novices will be hitting the targets with the help of Mark’s expert instruction.

Bruce Thomas

Bruce Thomas

Position: Event Manager

Bruce has been with Aim for the Sky since the beginning and has been involved in teambuilding events for over 20 years. He’s one of the best shots in the team, although none of the other instructors would admit it! You can be sure to meet him on any of our target shooting events as well as on teambuilding away days.

Roy Chappell

Roy Chappell

Position: Event Manager

Always bringing a smile and some banter to our indoor activities, Roy is great at getting groups motivated and working together. He’s a keen supporter of Liverpool FC …but we understand nobody’s perfect! Roy also helped design our Ultimate Puzzle Challenge that has proved hugely popular with corporate groups.

Elaine Hill

Elaine Hill

Position: Duck Herder

Elaine is responsible for teaching our popular duck herding activity. She has been working with dogs since she was very young and uses her trained border collies for work, displays and corporate events. She even competes in sheep dog trials where she has enjoyed considerable success.

Callum Coombs

Callum Coombs

Position: Event Instructor

Callum is one of our clay pigeon shooting instructors and can often be found at our Chester venue Tile Farm on one of our weekend events. He has a keen interest in country sports and a competative nature so is always eager to take on Ben, Bruce and Mark in a target shooting competition.

Gareth Chappell

Gareth Chappell

Position: Event Instructor

Always the life and soul of the party, Gareth is a great addition to any Aim for the Sky event. As a keen sportsman he is always eager to get involved in team challenges and competitions, especially when he’s working alongside his dad Roy! Looking to improve performance? Gareth’s skills as a sports analyst are especially useful when coaching our teams.

Chris Rea

Chris Rea

Position: Cocktail Mixer

Chris joined the team in 2013 and is responsibile for designing and teaching all of our cocktail classes. He has won awards for his cocktail creations and now enjoys teaching beginners how to create drinks they can make at home. He'll show you how to turn everyday ingredients into cocktails that surpass anything you've made before! 

Ben Arden

Ben Arden

Position: Quad Instructor

Ben is a European ATV Safety Institute qualified instructor with a passion for off road vehicles. Ben has established Tile Farm as one of the best Quad Trekking courses in Cheshire and now has a mobile setup so he's able to take the quad bikes to venues and events accross the North West. Join him and his team for a trekking adventure now.

Wendy O'Neill

Wendy O'Neill

Position: Falconer

Birds of prey are a passion for Wendy. Her knowledge of these beautiful animals is second to none. As well as being flown at events and teambuilding days, Wendy’s birds are used across the North West to scare away nuisance animals from city buildings, farms and airports.

Oliver Dunn

Oliver Dunn

Position: Chocolatier

Oliver was inspired to become a chocolatier after spending time working with his father in his family's chocolate shop. His passion for chocolate production and for using the finest ingredients to create beautiful and delicious truffles makes him the perfect instructor for our chocolate making events.

Darren Morgan

Darren Morgan

Position: Event Instructor

Darren is a certified archery instructor and has experience teaching both adults and children. He has worked for Aim for the Sky for a number of years joining us for a variety of different events and corporate teambuilding days. When he’s not working, Darren is happiest spending time with his family or getting out and about walking, climbing or scuba diving.

Simon Exley

Simon Exley

Position: Event Instructor

Simon is probably the most competitive member of our team so loves getting involved in group challenges and events. Because of his experience, you are most likely to find Simon teaching air-riles or working with our clients to build medieval catapults. He is often on hand to provide participants with the hints and tips needed succeed.