We are a team of Industry professionals that come from all reaches and corners of the aviation world

Taylor Matz

Taylor Matz

CEO/Lead Instructor

Position: CEO, Flight Instructor
Education: Bachelor‘s in Agricultural Systems Management --- Associate’s in Agriculture Business
Taylor founded 360 Aviation at the start of 2020 with a vision of providing a high quality, safe, and fun training environment. After graduation college he flew Cessna Caravans for a small airline, then went on to fly CRJ‘s for SkyWest Airlines based out of MSP. Currently, Taylor fly’s for a major hospital doing Medevac Operations.

William Kozelsky

William Kozelsky

Gold Seal CFI/ CFII/ MEI

Position: Gold Seal CFI/ CFII/ MEI
Education: A.S. in Aviation Maintenance / A.S. in Aeronautics
Bio: William, an Albert Lea native, started flying in high school but placed his aviation career on hold when he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. After five years in the Marines, he returned to 360 Aviation to pursue a career in aviation. William completed his private through CFI/CFII/MEI training with 360 Aviation in less than a year. He has worked with the 360 Aviation team since May of 2022.

Joshua Kogle

Joshua Kogle

CFI/ CFII/ MEI

Position: CFI/ CFII/ MEI
Education: Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
About: Joshua Kogle hails from Edina, MN where his love of aviation started at an early age and grew into his main passion after graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He completed his ratings and licensure in the Twin Cites as well as with 360 Aviation while working in the boating industry. Joshua is proof that no matter how much you have going on you can reach great heights. Determined and focused, he wishes to grow his career in aviation.

Marissa Fernandez

Marissa Fernandez

CFI/ CFII

About: Marissa grew up in Livermore, CA where she discovered her passion for aviation in college. She started her flight training in California and finished her other ratings with 360 Aviation within the span of a few months. She recently moved to Minnesota to further her career and enjoys spending her free time traveling, cooking and reading.

Dan Matz

Dan Matz

Chief Financial Officer/ Administration

Position: Chief Financial Officer & Administration
About: Dan has been with 360 Aviation since day 1. He helped build the foundation for the company with his knowledge in business management and finances. He helps with our day to day operations with our financing and logistics.

Abbie Matz

Abbie Matz

Administration & Human Resources

Position: Administration & Human Resources
About: From the very beginning, Abbie helped form the vision of 360 Aviation for a higher quality training environment. At 360 Aviation her primary focus is to assist on the everyday finances, as well as dealing directly with customer needs.