Independent Advanced Open Water InstructorService Technician
Bill started diving in 1985. He was certified in 1990 in Hawaii and has been teaching since 1997. His favorite places to travel are the Pacific Northwest, Caribbean, and Honduras. Bill’s passion is maintaining scuba gear so divers can get the most out of each dive.
Brian started diving in 2017. Since then, he has logged over 150 dives in multiple countries and locations. Brian became a PADI Dive Master in 2019 and an SSI Assistant Instructor in 2022. He began working for Diventures in 2022 and enjoys working with all types of individuals and loves introducing people to the Amazing underwater world. From youth in Scouts to Adults working on a bucket list, Brian enjoys helping each individual learn about SCUBA.
Independent Scuba InstructorMerit Badge Counselor
Diving since 2015, Chris’ only regret is that he didn’t start sooner. Chris enjoys teaching, especially open water diving and night diving. His favorite dive destination is Cozumel because of the abundance of reefs. He is also an avid outdoor fan and is a registered Merit Badge Counselor for scuba diving with the Scout BSA program.
Customer Experience Specialist Advanced Open Water Diver
Obsessed with adventure and exploration, Dave Guezuraga became a certified diver when he was a broke college student. Having dived in almost every ocean in the world, his favorite dive site is the one he’s currently on, a muddy inland lake or an offshore reef. His passion is being underwater and opening up diving to all people regardless of gender identity and expression, religion, disability, or age. When not in the water he can be found traveling the world or collecting contemporary art. Let’s go diving!
Independent Scuba Instructor
My love of diving started after my first ocean dive in 2014. Seeing the underwater creatures was amazing as well as the freedom and peace diving bathed me in. Since then I realized I enjoyed showing this passion and became an instructor. My love for diving has provided me with a great opportunity to travel the world and experience new cultures and develop new friendships.
I started diving in 1999 and was hooked. I became a Divemaster in 2003 and an instructor in 2004. Since then I have gathered several specialty ratings from altitude to wreck diving. In addition to teaching, I have led dive trips to many well-traveled places like the Florida Keys, Bahamas, Mona Island, Yap, and Palau. Like most dive instructors I love to dive and share these experiences with my students.
John’s first time diving was with his wife at a Try Scuba class in Turks and Caicos. Since then, John was hooked and became a PADI Divemaster in 2019. John began working for Diventures in 2023 and his next step is to become an Open Water Instructor with SSI. John enjoys working with people and loves sharing the beauty of the ocean and scuba diving.
I am an SSI Advanced Open Water Instructor and a Level 9 diver with over 43 years worth of diving experience to share with you. I enjoy seeing entry-level divers conquer new skills, existing divers explore new experiences, and all divers challenged to expand their knowledge both this great sport. My most memorable recreational dive was getting my picture taken on the screw of the Spiegel Grove, which is now buried in the sand after a hurricane righted the ship. My regular job is in the IT field and sometimes involves communication towers. My other hobbies include hiking mountain trails in Colorado, traveling, and working with Amateur radio. Scuba diving enables us to expand our friendships, share common experiences, and learn from each other.
Born and raised in the twin-island Republic of Trinidad & Tobago in the Caribbean, Keone feels lucky to have grown up in paradise! It offered him a unique perspective on the beauty of nature and the oceans around him. Practically a ‘fish’ from birth, this has undoubtedly shaped his passion from an early age not only for nature and her environment but also for what would become a driving force for his passion for scuba diving. Now, an SSI Advanced Open Water Instructor based in the U.S., Keone has embarked upon a journey to share his passion with the world.
Michael has been a recreational diver since 1994. He has dove in the midwest, Florida, Belize, Cozumel, and Hawaii. Michael’s favorite local dive spot is Beaver Lake where he enjoys using his dry suit to explore the bluff walls! He loved diving so much that he decided to become an instructor and should complete his certification within the next year.
I started diving in the early 80s, and in those few years I’ve learned that the phrase “let’s get in the water” is something to live by. Bubble therapy is highly underrated. In my life I’ve been blessed with great health, great friends, a wonderful relationship with the water, and the ability to share my passion with others. My dive career started in the Navy in 1985 aboard fast attack submarines and my goal at Diventures is to show “my world” to others by teaching and showing my passion to others and giving each student the opportunity to make it their world, too.
Steve’s love of all things underwater started in his early years as a junior diver. Having thousands of dives logged, Steve’s happy place is teaching and sharing his love for the water with others. He spent the past two years in Puerto Rico guiding and teaching full time, and takes the responsibility of instruction very seriously. Steve wants to make sure that all students have fun learning in a safe and comfortable environment.
My aquatic background spans 45 years including competitive swimming and over 20 years teaching at TD Scuba. I love teaching and coaching, both children and adults. I have an upbeat, enthusiastic teaching style. I love helping people accomplish their goals; seeing the fun and hard work result in lasting skills and accomplishments. I’m a committed and enthusiastic scuba instructor for both children and adults. I am a Master Diver and have been diving since 1973. I fell in love with diving on a trip to St. Croix. I have a passion for the ocean and the animals that make their home in it.
Tonya became a scuba diver at the age of 47. Four years later, she became an instructor. Tonya loves teaching new divers. She loves working with those that want to dive, but are nervous or anxious, and watching that nervousness turn into excitement, joy, and being proud of what they accomplished. She knows how thrilling it is to overcome hesitation, power through, and achieve becoming a scuba diver. Tonya will also tell you all about her favorite trips and the amazing world under the water. It is beautiful, amazing, serene, life-changing.
Independent Assistant Instructor
A native of Lee’s Summit, MO. Warren discovered water at age 4 with swimming lessons. Since that time, he has loved water activities and being on or near the waters of Missouri. Open water certified in 2019 with Diventures, and continued down the pathway finally reaching Divemaster in 2019 and Instructor in 2022. Favorite dive destinations include Cozumel Mexico and diving the quarries of Missouri. Many new friendships have been formed along the way too. I just love sharing and introducing this amazing hobby to others in our area. People bond with each other on a whole new level with scuba! Come dive with us and see for yourself! Looking forward to meeting you and see you in the water soon.
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