The Dan’s Dive Shop store Staff along with our instructional team of Recreational and Technical scuba diving Instructors, Divemasters and Assistant Instructors are the most dedicated, experienced team of professional level scuba divers in the diving industry.
Our scuba diving instructional team offer the most comprehensive learning of recreational scuba courses, Cave Diving and Technical Diving courses, Enriched Air Nitrox and Sidemount diving courses, while utilizing the most progressive diving methods, equipment, technology and by teaching our students the most comprehensive scuba diving courses on the market.
Our staff are all active diving enthusiasts who love scuba diving and all that the diving life style has to offer!
They’re progressive divers who are learning and advancing their personal diving careers on a regular basis through continuing education courses and training, while also preparing mentally and physically for more demanding advanced dives.
Our staff are often required to test dive new dive equipment, trying different styles of diving, which gives them a perspective on the amazingly fun styles of diving that we specialize in like single tank diving, diving double tanks, sidemount, drysuits, diver propulsion vehicles, rebreathers and so much more. The bottom line is that our staff are expected to be leaders in the local scuba diving community, they help shape our divers into the most informed divers in the water and mentor a lot of our newer divers as well.
You can trust that our staff have a good amount of diving experience and good overall knowledge, while many of them are still learning, so if you have questions on gear or training that exceeds their level of knowledge, please be patient as they defer more technical questions to Matt, Dan, Chris, Fawn, or another qualified staff member who can get them the answers in a timely fashion.
One of the best things about our staff is the fact that we get out and dive on a regular basis for fun with our clients, who often times become regular dive buddies. Very few dive stores have staff that dive, let alone their owners, whereas DDS staff and owners are out diving frequently interacting with or engaging their clients and having fun doing it.
Please be advised that only 2 of our staff are experts at custom wetsuits (Matt & Dan), while Matt, Fawn and Dan are DUI Factory Trained drysuit and drysuit undergarment fit specialists at measuring for DUI, while Matt and Dan are able to measure for Santi and Bare, so please call ahead of time prior to your anticipated trip to book an appointment with us.