Hadriam, General Manager

Hometown: Miami, Florida Certification Level: Rescue (Soon to be DM) How long have you been diving? In 1990, at the ripe old age of 16, I got Open Water certified and I got hooked. What inspired you to begin diving? My Father’s love of the Ocean inspired me to want to Scuba Dive. As a…

Read More

Kim

Hometown: Lake Orion, Michigan Certification Level: IDC Staff Instructor How long have you been diving? My first experience was at 8 years old. What inspired you to begin diving? Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes Favorite Local Dive Site: Molasses Reef What is your diving advice?  Always dive within your limits! So I will see you…

Read More

Capt. Tom

Hometown: Indialantic, FL Certification Level: DM How long have you been diving?  16 years What inspired you to begin diving?  Love of the ocean and spearfishing. Favorite local dive site: Spiegel Grove What is your diving advice? Hydrate!

Read More

Rachel

Hometown: Sandwich, Illinois Certification Level: MSDT Instructor How long have you been diving? 10 Years What inspired you to begin diving? The Scientific Diving Program at Texas A&M. It inspired me to learn more about the ecosystems, and explore ways to preserve our oceans. Favorite Local Dive Site: Molasses Reef – Fire Coral Caves What…

Read More

Capt. Tuck

Hometown: Hamilton, Massachusetts / Ketchum, Idaho Certification Level: Instructor How long have you been diving? 27 years What inspired you to begin diving?  Easy college credit. Favorite local dive site: Conch Wall What is your diving advice?  Avoid snotsicles on the boat… learn to blow your nose underwater.

Read More

Stephanie

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH Certification Level: OWSI How long have you been diving? 4 years What inspired you to begin diving?  Girl Scout Camp – Discover Scuba Favorite local dive site: The Duane What is your diving advice?  Have fun and don’t carry a camera until you have at least 50 dives!

Read More

Capt. Gavin

Hometown: Troy, Illinois Certification Level: OWSI How long have you been diving? 25 Years What inspired you to begin diving?  Get closer to sharks Favorite local dive site: Snapper Ledge What is your diving advice?  “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” – FDR

Read More

Meghan

Hometown: Syracuse, NY Certification Level: MSDT How long have you been diving? 18 years What inspired you to begin diving? Mermaids Favorite local dive site: USCGC Duane What is your diving advice? Always learn, always further your training, and listen to your crew’s advice and guidance no matter how long you’ve been diving or how…

Read More

Lew B.

Hometown:  Ft. Lauderdale, FL Certification Level: PADI Master Instructor How long have you been diving?  51 years What inspired you to begin diving?  Sea Hunt, Jacques Cousteau Favorite local dive site:  Permit Ledge on Molasses Reef What is your diving advice?  “Passively observe and leave only bubbles.”

Read More

Sara A.

Hometown: Clemson, South Carolina Certification Level: OWSI How long have you been diving: 5 years What inspired you to begin diving? I always wanted to because of ocean documentaries. Favorite local dive site: Molasses Reef What is your diving advice? Always follow your gut feelings when it comes to diving. If you aren’t feeling right,…

Read More

Richard K.

Hometown: Greenville, South Carolina/Edisto Certification Level: Master Jedi How long have you been diving?  Since I was a fetus What inspired you to begin diving?  A hot, blonde South African Favorite local dive site? The Ocean What is your diving advice?  Listen! To the crew.

Read More

Andrea

Hometown: Sacramento, California Certification Level: Rescue How long have you been diving? 5 months! What inspired you to begin diving? The movie Splash, and going to the tide pools at Marin Headlands, and camping at Bodega Bay. Favorite Local Dive Site: Molasses Reef What is your diving advice? As a new diver, my advice is…

Read More

Tres

Hometown: Montevallo, AL Certification Level: OWSI How long have you been diving? 33 years What inspired you to begin diving?  Freediving in Grand Cayman Favorite local dive site:  USCGC Duane What is your diving advice? Breathe!

Read More

Lou H.

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL Certification Level: Divemaster How long have you been diving? 27 + years What inspired you to begin diving?  Love of the water – colors of the reefs and fish Favorite local dive site: Conch Wall, Molasses Deep, My secret spots What is your diving advice?  Pay attention! To the briefing, to where…

Read More

Alisia

Hometown: Military Brat – Heart Home Now: Key Largo, FL Certification Level: OWSI How long have you been diving? 3 years What inspired you to begin diving?  Dad was a Navy dive instructor. I finally tried it myself in the deep end of the pool at the age of 17 and fell in love. Favorite…

Read More

Mason

Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA Certification Level: Open Water How long have you been diving? 3 weeks What inspired you to begin diving? The opportunity to see a new perspective of the ocean. Favorite local dive site: Molasses Reef What is your diving advice? Don’t die.

Read More