Steve has been drawn to water sports for years and was first introduced to diving in 2010. The sport quickly became his passion and favorite pastime. Steve has accomplished over 800 dives in a variety of locations including California, Florida, Hawaii, Bermuda, Cayman, Bonaire and Mexico. He is energetic and eager to share his love of the sport with students of all levels. Steve’s students admire his patience, energy and enthusiasm. He has a unique ability to help you feel comfortable and safe in the water, and always strives to make your learning experience FUN and enjoyable.
Credentials: PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, EFR Instructor
Deep Water Instructor
Night Diver Instructor
Underwater Navigator Instructor
Enriched Air Instructor
Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor
Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor
Search and Recovery Instructor
Project Aware Instructor
AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty Instructor
Care for Children with AED Instructor
Special Interests: Search and Recovery Diving, Competition Karting and Auto Racing, Gold Mining
“Steve Waiting for his next dive class to show up for wreck dive”
Occupation: Medical Director “Pulse Urgent Care Redding, Ca.”
“Open Water Scuba Instructor”
Richard’s first certification in Scuba diving was in college. In the day of Navy Frogmen as instructors.
Richard entered the PADI system in 2012 and re-certified.
Certifications: OWC, AOWC, Master, Dive Master, EHR Instructor (Adult and child), OWSI
Specialties: Peak Buoyancy, Nitrox, Deep, Navigation, Rescue, Drift, Night
Memberships: PADI, DAN
Favorite Dives: Devil’s Throat Cozumel, MX. , Bonaire, St. Lucia
Special interests: Owner/administrator Divers Inn LLC, La Paz, Mexico
PADI Member #236293
Charlie has been a PADI scuba instructor for over a decade. He is qualified to teach 13 Specialty courses with his PADI credentials. Charlie really enjoys teaching scuba skills to students! He has logged over 1,000 dives in all his years diving, with most of his dives completed in the cool waters off the California coast. He has done some technical diving in Hawaii and deep technical diving off the Monterey coastline. Charlie is available for beginning courses, specialty courses or deep diving in Lake Tahoe.