Phoenix, AZ

Meet our team

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Alexis Brooks

Store Manager
Open Water Diver

Alexis has been swimming since before she could walk. She feels right at home with Diventures where she gets to pursue a career of leading people through their aquatic adventures. Alexis has been a certified diver for eight years and is eager to continue learning on her way to becoming an instructor. She loves helping people gain new experiences and find their love for the water.

Phone: 602.314.6650
Email: [email protected]

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Dwain Desbien

Independent Open Water Instructor

Dwain has been diving for 21 years and has been a Dive Professional for almost seven years. He enjoys teaching Science of Diving. Dwain has logged almost 400 dives at Lake Pleasant doing certification dives for wonderful students. He has dived in Fiji, Tahiti and all over the Caribbean. He says each and every dive location is fun for its uniqueness. Everything from starfish by the hundreds on Vieques PR to tiger sharks off the big island of Hawaii to the schools of fish in Fiji! Dwain loves sharing diving with his friends and looks forward to showing our divers the wonderful world beneath surface. He is excited to be the lead instructor here at Diventures Phoenix and lead our great team of instructors.

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Ellie Neumann

Customer Experience Specialist

Ellie has loved the water since she was little and loves working with people who share the same passion. She has been diving for four yeah and is an Advanced Open Water Diver. She is excited to continue advancing in her dive career and help others explore the underwater world.

Email: [email protected]

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Garth Proffitt

Customer Experience Specialist

Garth grew up on the Oregon coast and brought his love of the water to Arizona. He got certified in 2009. When he isn’t in the water, he is exploring the backroads and mountains of Arizona.

Email: [email protected]

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Steven Velasco

Customer Experience Specialist

Steven’s water experience started as a child on the beaches of California. He became a commercial diver in 2019. Steven spends most of his time trying to get his friends certified so they can share underwater adventures together. The water is his home!

Email: [email protected]

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Zach Demond

Customer Experience Specialist

There are two things that define Zach. Scuba diving and playing the tuba. When Zach isn’t tooting his own horn, he’s on a beach searching for seashells. He is on his way to becoming a Divemaster and would love to incorporate his love of music with his favorite animals, beluga whales.

Email: [email protected]

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