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Born in: England
At UDC since: January 2014
Instructor qualifications: PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Specialties taught: Wreck, Search & Recovery, Nitrox, Deep, DUP, O2
Favorite dive site in Utila: Red Cliff
Favorite dive site outside Utila: Zenobia
About me: I like diving
Born in: Mexico
At UDC since: January 2016
Instructor Qualifications: Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Specialty Instructor, EFR Instructor
Specialties Taught: Wreck, Deep, Nitrox
Languages: English & Spanish
Favorite Dive Site in Utila: Pumpkin Hills
Favorite Non-Utila Dive Site: Little Stirrup Key, Bahamas
Most Memorable Diving Moment: My very first confined water session
About me: I’m a Mexican who doesn’t like tequila, spicy food or avocado and I worked as an Uber driver for 6 months to save up to become an instructor!
Born in: USA
At UDC since: May 2016
Instructor qualifications: PADI Master Scuba Diving Trainer, Specialty Instructor, EFR Instructor
Specialties taught: Enriched Air (Nitrox), Deep, Wreck, Gas Blender, Equipment, O2 Provider, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Project AWARE, Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation
Favorite dive site in Utila: Black Hills
Favorite non-Utila dive site: Chumphon Pinnacle, Thailand
Most memorable diving moment: When a huge pod of bottlenose dolphins decided to join me on a dive. We were completely surrounded by them. Played with us underwater for 15 minutes before heading back off into the blue.
About me: It was always a dream of mine to go diving, and I finally got the chance while living in Southeast Asia. I was hooked from the first dive. If I’m not underwater, you can find me in the forest or high up on a mountain somewhere.
Born in: Chile
At UDC since: February 2016
Instructor qualifications: PADI MSDT, IAHD-Americas Instructor
Specialties taught: Nitrox, Deep, Wreck, Equipment, O2 Provider, AWARE Coral Reef Conservation, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Protect Aware, Tec Rec Gas Blender
Languages: Spanish and English
Favorite dive site in Utila: Aquarium
Favorite dive site outside Utila: T3, Perhentians islands, Malaysia
Most memorable diving moment: Wreck diving in Chile with a Sea Lion!!
About me: Talk to me about diving, music, travelling, photography and we’ll be friends!