Jerry first learned about scuba diving from watching re-runs of "Sea Hunt" and "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea." He and his best friend were certified in 1983. When his instructor asked him to help one of his fellow students with a problem they were having, he was hooked. His focus from that day on was to become an Open Water Instructor. Anyone who knows Jerry also knows his journey to become an instructor had not been an easy one, but as his Course Director said of him, "You are the most dedicated and determined Instructor Candidate I have ever met", that was certainly the truth. His hard work and determination paid off when he was certified as an Open Water Instructor in 2007, Specialty Instructor in May 2008 and Master Scuba Diver Trainer in December 2008. Jerry's patience and understanding make him an asset to any class he is involved with.
Jerry is also an Emergency First Response Instructor, trained to teach Adult and Infant CPR/AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and First Aid, a certified TUSA Regulator Repair Technician and PSI Tank Inspector.
Originally from the San Francisco Bay area, VJ has loved the water all her life....
Taking summer trips to visit relatives in Hawaii, living near the ocean in California and having a pool in the back yard, I was always in the water. I always preferred being under the water's surface and when I was certified in SCUBA in Monterey, CA, being able to stay under for long periods of time was a dream come true!
I love to dive! I was certified for 13 years before becoming an instructor. I am glad I took the "plunge" so that I am able teach and share the joys of Scuba with new divers! I am also an Emergency First Response Instructor so I can also teach CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) and First Aid, also known as EFR. This training is something that can be a benefit to everyone, not just divers.
Contact me about where you have been or where you would love to go on your next dive trip! The possibilities are endless............................
Living in Florida, Glenn has close access to many different springs where he does various checkout dives such as Cavern, Open Water Sidemount and Drysuit. He is a NSS-CDS Full Cave diver. Certified DSAT Tec Rec Deep Diver. PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer - Certified to teach the following PADI and PSAI specialty courses and: Cavern Diver, Intro to Cave, Self Reliant Diver Specialty, Open Water Side-Mount Diver, Drysuit Diver. PADI waiver on file to teach Cavern to students interested in diving with double tanks. Tec 40/45/50 Instructor.
Other certifications: DSAT Gas Blender, Certified in DSAT partial pressure blending operation, SDI Solo Diver.
Contact us if you are interested in expanding your diving horizons to include technical diving. Minimum number dives or certifications may apply to qualify for technical training.