Mike Has been diving now for over three decades, Originally certified as Padi Open Water instructor in 1987; Mike has taught and dove all over the world. Teaching scuba in Palm Beach Florida to the Florida Keys, the Bahama's and most recently Guantanamo Bay Cuba.
Mike started teaching in Palm Beach Florida back in the late 80's and has been hooked on diving ever since. Drift diving off Palm beach offers a great way to see the area and to visit many of the wrecks the Palm beach area has to offer. Soon after, Mike spent the next couple years Diving in the Bahama's. His favorite diving area were the sites around Bimini Bahama's where he became very popular with the locals of Alice Town and the diving community there. Working on a live-aboard dive charter boat, Mike had the opportunity to dive many of the great locations in the Bahama's from Walkers Cay in the Northern Bahama's to the ever popular sites of the Andro's islands and Nassau. Mike and his wife Kim were even married in Nassau and have now been together for over 30 years.
Mike spent a great deal of his earlier years honing his skills, as a active duty serviceman, He served as a Divemaster for the U.S. Army in the Sinai of Egypt where he dove the Red Sea off the coast of Sharm El Sheik to include some of the most famous sites in the area, The Blue Hole in Dahab, Egypt and the Wrecks of the SS Thistlegorm and SS Dunraven.
Most recently Mike , spent a year a member of the Joint Task Force at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Cuba. He had the rare opportunity to dive the unspoiled reefs of Guantanamo as well as teach while he was there. Most Notably about his experience in Cuba, Mike had the opportunity to train and dive with a group of disabled members through the SUDS Program.
Mikes' Certification are as follows:
IDC Staff Instructor / Master Scuba Diver Trainer / Emergency First Responder Instructor / Care for Children W/AED Instructor
Specialty Instructor for:
Enriched Air Diver / Search and Recovery / Wreck Diver / Boat Diver / Deep Diver / Drift Diver / Night Diver
Fish Identification /Emergency O2 Provider / Underwater Videographer / Underwater Photographer / AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Sp Instructor / Peak Performance Buoyancy / Underwater Naturalist