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The Head Shed (Board Members)

Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of Task Force Hydro1. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.

Director (Co-founder)


Richard "Ricky" Van Rickley

Ricky co-founded TFH1 in 2021. Ricky spent 27 years in the  Army, 20 years of that was spent as a US Army Special Forces Green Beret. Ricky comes from a family of service members, his son Ryan is an Airborne Jump Master and his brother Cliff is a retired Green Beret too. Ricky Short Boards, SUP Surfs, and Paddles Outriggers to treat his issues from multiple combat deployments. Ricky works full time as a Project Manager for a construction management company. Ricky resides in St Augustine, FL with his wife and cute granddaughter.

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