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Our International Dive Team

Best Scuba rated Dive Center   At Eco Dive Center we’re dedicated to the lifestyle of scuba diving and to the community that embraces that lifestyle of safe diving practices. Look through the bios of our team and you’ll see a recurring theme. For all of us, diving is our passion and teaching others to dive is what we live for.

  Our instructors and divemasters are certified to teach scuba diving through the industry's major certifying agencies. In fact, all of our instructors hold multiple training credentials and can teach virtually any course offered by any certifying agency. Our professionals hold the knowledge and experience to help make you one of California's best divers.
Whether you're trying scuba for the first time or you're going for instructor certification, we have a team member who will instruct and inspire you every step of the way. 
For all of its diversity, the underwater environment is under siege. An integral part of our mission is to help educate, protect and conserve these fragile ecosystems.
At Eco Dive Center our goal is to train divers in marine life awareness as well as how to be better underwater explorers. 

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Ron Ron, Instructor

Rank: SDI Instructor Examiner, PADI Course Director, LA County Underwater Unit Instructor, Technical Diving Instructor, USCG Boat Captain 100 Ton,
Qualified to Teach: Beginner to Professional to Technical Deep Divers
Student Certification Count: 2800+
Bio: I grew up and started diving here in Los Angeles when I was a youngster and here I am, loving every minute of it. Fueled by my love of the ocean & diving I started my adventures in local Kelp reforestation, artificial reef building projects, research diving and teaching ecological dive courses. I've taught diving and managed dive centers all over the world and I have never seen such a fun group of energetic instructors. Our go-getter team is strict on safety, totally fun and eco-minded professionals. Here at Eco Dive you'll see a difference, we teach diving because we love it, and we promote additional dive training because it's all about exploring deeper safely. We also want to help you invest in good life-support equipment. We're not here to sell you some worthless piece of junk to make a quick buck like our competition. Educate, Equip and Explorer is our credo. Come learn and earn your certifications with us, come explore the worlds reefs with us, you're in good hands.

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Beth Beth, Instructor / Travel Agent

Rank: SDI Instructor Examiner, PADI Master Instructor, USCG Boat Captain 100 Ton,
Qualified to Teach: Beginner to Professional
Student Certification Count: 1800+
Bio: There are three things I love most about diving. Teaching swimming, snorkeling and bubble making to the community's young future divers lets me share my passions with our next generation. I also enjoy traveling & diving the world, I've been to amazing reefs like Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Cancun & Cozumel, Thailands Similan Islands, Fiji, Costa Rica and the famous Galapagoes... but our SoCal Islands are still my favorite. Our waters have the some of the most biodiversity in the world & that gives me lots to teach. We opened Eco Dive Center in 2005 with an awesome mission of Exploration, Conservation and Education. Our instructors are hand picked and are considered the best, just read our reviews. Our in-store credo is to gear people up the first time, the right time. Come meet us all:)

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Jason Jason,

Rank: SDI Course Director, Research Diver, Excursion Host, Emergency First Response Instructor, PADI Master Instructor, Shop Staff: Sales Manager, In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Qualified to Teach: Beginner, Advanced, Rescue, Divemaster, Shark Conservation Diving & Research Diver Certification
Bio: At the age of 10 I attended CIMI - Catalina Marine Institute and I instantly knew that I wanted to dedicate my life to all things ocean. Started out free diving and eventually moved to scuba. It has been downhill from there. I have dove all over the world my favorites being Western Australia (Wobbegong Sharks!) and the Kelp Forests here in California. I specialize in fish identification and marine life. I am particularly interested in sharks. I love diving with them and educating people on how to protect them. I have a distinctive specialty in Shark Conservation Diving. My goal is to get my students as excited about the ocean and diving as I am.
My Dive Gear: ScubaPro Knight Hawk BCD, ScubaPro regulators, Atomic Cobalt Dive Computer, ScubaPro Nova Scotia Semi Dry Suit.� I'll help you choose the right stuff.

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Jake Jake,

Rank: PADI Certified Assistant Instructor, PADI Instructor, Excursion Host, Equipment Technician, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Team Manager, In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: One of my High school graduation presents was a SCUBA certification and before I was halfway through it I had already bought a full set of gear and knew I wanted to dive for life. Eco brought me in with welcoming arms and ever since I have made it a point to be as involved as possible in as many areas of SCUBA as I can. Diving has brought me friendships and experiences I wouldn't trade for the world. My goal in teaching is to show people just how amazing the alien world right in our backyard is. I am highly interested in all things gear and work full time in the shop so I am always around to help pick out whats perfect for you to start exploring in!
My Dive Gear: OMS Smartstream backplate, Atomic B2 regulator, Cobalt 2 dive computer, Scubapro drysuit

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David David,

Rank: Boat Captain, PADI Instructor, Excursion Host, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Growing up in sunny south Florida it was easy for David to fall in love with the ocean and being out at sea. He will never forget the first time he was able to immerse himself in the underwater world when he started free diving in the Florida. After moving to Los Angeles in 2009, David started his journey to make a career that involved being out on the water more than on land. Completing his divemaster and captains license has allowed him to charter fishing and dive experiences on his boat. He enjoys being able to share his enthusiasm of the ocean and all its creatures (even the tasty ones) with every person he gets to work with.

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Natalie Natalie ,

Rank: PADI Divemaster, SDI Certified Assistant Instructor, Shop Staff: Beach Clean Up Captain, In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Natalie has always had an inexplicable love for the ocean. After studying and graduating with a biology degree, Natalie embarked on a year-long exploration of Australian marine life. Her love for scuba began on the Great Barrier Reef where she got her first certification. Starting her love for scuba while getting her first certification while on the Great Barrier Reef, she knew she had to incorporate her love for being under the sea into her career. While continuing her scuba journey she started collecting more certifications in New Zealand, Florida and then at Eco Dive where she established a home base in coastal California. Her passion for marine conservation has led her through a multitude of jobs and landing a spot here at Eco to continue her scuba and marine wildlife education. She plans to continue educating anyone who will listen to her talk about kelp forest ecosystems, plastic reduction and octopuses while also helping people really treasure the underwater experience of scuba.

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Tim Tim,

Rank: SDI Instructor Examiner, PADI Instructor Trainer, Research Diver, Excursion Host, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Tropical Trips Travel Agent, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Qualified to Teach: All the core PADI classes and some additional specialties like, Nitrox and Photo.
Student Certification Count: 1100
Bio: Growing up on a tiny island in Southeast Asia, it is ironic that I was an aquaphobe till my early twenties. Refusing to give in to my irrational fear of the water, I decided the best course of action was to do something extreme. During summer break in 1999, I traveled to a tiny island in Malaysia, and got certified as an Open Water Diver. Since then, it has been an amazing odyssey which has brought me diving all over the world. Now I want to share my love of the underwater realm with students eager to jump into the water and explore. Few things can compare to the satisfaction of seeing a wide eyed student brimming from ear to ear after their first encounter with a playful sealion. I love all types of diving; wreck diving in Florida and in San Diego, Drift diving down the Colorado and in Cancun, muck diving in Redondo Beach and Lembeh Straits, wall diving in Roatan and in Sipadan, and of course reef diving in Catalina and in the Great Barrier Reef. But one of my favorite types of diving is swimming thru the kelp forests off our California coast. It is like a magical hike through an enchanted Redwood forest with the sun beams shining through between the trees only underwater!
My Dive Gear: Only the best gear for me! ScubaPro Uwatec dive computer with wireless transmitter, Scubapro Seahawk BCD, Scubapro S600 MK25 Regulator, Scubapro Nova Scotia semi dry wetsuit and Scubapro Everdry Neoprene drysuit. Also, Hollis Bat Fins. Canon G10 camera with Canon Underwater Housing and Sea&Sea YS01 strobe.

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Sara P Sara P,

Rank: PADI Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Events Coordinator, In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: As a little girl, Sara grew up listening to dive stories of treasure hunting and ocean adventures from her dad, who is a diver himself. She dreamed of living by the ocean and getting her dive certification so she could go diving with her dad and see the world she painted in her mind as a child. When she packed her bags in 2015 and moved across the country from Ohio to California, she knew it was time to make her dream a reality. In 2016, Sara’s dreams came true and she became a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver. Since then, she has been exploring the ocean floors as well as traveling to new places pursuing her passion. She is a certified Dive master and is now pursuing her instructor certification.
My Dive Gear: Favorite gear: aqua scubapro Seanova fins

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Stephen Stephen,

Rank: SDI Course Director, PADI Instructor Trainer, Emergency First Response Instructor, Technical Diver, Shop Staff: Sales Manager, In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Qualified to Teach: Beginner to Professional
Bio: My first scuba experience was actually at Space Camp (yes, I'm a bit of a nerd) - simulating weightlessness in a tank in Huntsville, Alabama. Years later, I was traveling in Central America and remembering how much I'd enjoyed scuba and loved the water, decided to get certified. I fell in love with scuba, immediately moving on to my Advanced course. In early 2014 I relocated from Washington DC to sunny Los Angeles and jumped at the chance to dive every weekend, and ultimately decided to share my love of scuba and the ocean with others. I've been to Belize, Honduras, Mexico, Grand Cayman, and the Philippines; traveling and diving are two of my favorite things and I love to combine them whenever possible.
My Dive Gear: Waterproof 5mm semi-dry wetsuit, Scubapro 3mm wetsuit, Scubapro Evertec drysuit, Oceanic BUD back-up computer, Mares Avanti Quattro fins, Atomic Aquatics split fins, Akona dive travel bag. I love talking gear and keeping up with current trends, so I'll help get you suited up right.

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Richie Rich Richie Rich,

Rank: SDI Course Director, Excursion Host, PADI Master Instructor, Technical Diving Instructor, Shop Staff: Team Manager, In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Qualified to Teach: Beginners to Instructor
Bio: I have been in and out of the water all my life. I was PADI Open Water certified when I was 13 years old. My second home was Shaw�s cove in Laguna Beach. Later, it was at Casino point over at Catalina island diving as much as the pocket book could handle. I loved diving so much I continued my education to become a Scuba Instructor and then got a job at the local dive shop. I have been on many tropical trips throughout the years but there is nothing like California diving. The Kelp, Sea Lions and the fact that it�s in my own backyard have always been most attractive to me. I loved the ocean so much that I moved down to San Diego and worked for Sea World for a number of years working with Commerson�s Dolphins, Sea Lion show, and even witnessed the birth of Takara (AKA Baby Shamu). I thought I had reached the pinnacle of my life until I came back to Los Angeles to have a few births of my own when I started my family. Although they each weighed several tons less, I loved them more than anything else. I still continue my passion for diving today. Diving is and will always be one of the best things in my life and my only hope is that I can share my joy for scuba with all of my friends and students.
My Dive Gear: SCUBAPRO all the way!!! Oceanic Proplus X Dive Computer. Bare Reactive since I prefer to be warm in a wetsuit. I will help you decide

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Oleg Oleg,

Rank: Cave Diver, PADI Instructor, SDI Instructor, Excursion Host, Emergency First Response Instructor, Technical Diver, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Oleg grew up watching the adventures of Jacques Cousteau and his dive team and got captivated with the underwater world. So when opportunity presented itself he got certified and went diving all over the world. When Oleg moved to Southern California he got really fascinated with the local kelp forests and overall marine biodiversity here. After doing a lot of diving he decided to share the passion and became an instructor with Eco Dive center. Oleg is excited about sharing his skills and knowledge about diving and local marine life with new divers. It is always awesome to see the spark in peoples' eyes when they get introduced to the amazing world of diving. Oleg also got into tech diving and just recently got his TDI Full Cave Diver certification. Favorite dive computer: Shearwater Perdix Favorite Reg:
My Dive Gear: Shearwater Perdix computer and Atomic T3 regulator

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Saif Saif,

Rank: SDI Course Director, PADI Instructor Trainer, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Qualified to Teach: Beginners to Divemasters
Bio: He's back in black! Once an SDI dive instructor in the past, now a modified and ready to rock and roll PADI dive instructor.
My Dive Gear: All the best gear from Atomic and Waterproof� I'll help you choose the right stuff don't worry.

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Sara S Sara S,

Rank: PADI Instructor, SDI Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Growing up on the East Coast, the beaches of North Carolina and Virginia Beach were my backyards were I spend my summers swimming, paddle boarding, and surfing. My passion for the ocean and conservation only continued to evolve when I moved to Southern California. I decided to take the plunge and fulfill my lifelong dream of becoming a scuba diver with Eco Dive center. After my first breath underwater I was...hooked! I knew I needed to share my oceanic fervor through teaching and sharing experiences with this incredible dive community. I’m calling YOU, all my fellow salty dogs, so grab your fins and join me in blowing bubbles underwater!!

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Shannon Shannon,

Rank: PADI Instructor, Excursion Host, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Tropical Trips Travel Agent, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Qualified to Teach: Beginners to divemaster
Bio: I grew up surrounded by land in the middle of the continent--Missouri. Planning to study marine biology, scuba was always on my radar of things I must achieve. In college, I took a scuba diving course and did my first 40 dives over two weeks in Cozumel, Mexico. It is safe to say that after that trip, biology was no longer the focus of my diving experiences. After moving to Los Angeles in 2014, I finally lived by the ocean. I became a PADI and SDI scuba instructor, and so my interests slowly became focused on being a dive professional. I have a passion for conservation and ecological awareness, which are two very important ideals for divers to learn. Come to Eco and let us teach you!

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Skip Skip,

Rank: PADI Instructor, SDI Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Qualified to Teach: Beginners to Divemaster
Bio: There's another world beneath the surface of the ocean; a vast, beautiful, alien landscape that staggers the imagination. I began diving in 1967 in Seattle (primarily because Lloyd Bridges looked badass cool on "Sea Hunt," and I wanted be able to strap a knife onto my leg and not get arrested. Again). I started diving with Eco Dive Center in 2008, and I've been fortunate enough to dive in some great tropical locations, including The Maldives, Guam, Truk, Curaçao, Mexico, Honduras, the Philippines, the Bahamas, Belize, and Costa Rica - but I always love coming back and diving in Southern California. I became an instructor in 2016, and it has become my honor and one of my greatest joys to be able to introduce new people to the sport.

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Claes Claes,

Rank: PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Qualified to Teach: Beginners to Professional
Bio: New PADI instructor, but a long-time diver. Citizen scientist diver with Reef Check for 5+ years, lots of dives in the Southern California kelp. I've developed a passion for the local Eco systems and preservation here in California. Started diving in 1987 with first dives in the Baltic sea in winter time. A vacation diver with some very awesome tropical dives in Thailand, Bali, Trinidad & Tobago, Florida Keys and Hawaii. Even a few cave dives in the Yucatan. However, still many places to go! I teach scuba in English and Swedish.

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Andrea Andrea,

Rank: PADI Instructor, SDI Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: I always had a love for the ocean and all the life in it. Like a lot of kids, I kicked around the idea of becoming a Marine Biologist when I grew up ...Well, that didn't happen. Needless to say, my career focuses on getting hit in the head more than using it :-D I am a stunt woman now and have been lucky enough to be able to use SCUBA diving within my field of work as well as outside of it. I also work part time as an aquarist and scientific diver at the California Science Center and I am a volunteer diver at the Science Center as well as the Aquarium of the Pacific. If you want to dive these amazing exhibits, too, we can help you get qualified! Needless to say, diving has become a big part of my life both recreationally and professionally and I am happy to be able to share my passion with you. Now, let's go diving!
My Dive Gear: DRY Suit! Zeagle Stiletto BCD, Atomic ST1 regulator, Scubapro Seawing Nova, Jet Fins or OMS Slipstreams, usually wearing my pink hood, and a Suunto Zoop Novo dive computer... but Shearwater Perdix AI is on my wish list

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Kendra Kendra,

Rank: PADI Certified Assistant Instructor, PADI Divemaster, SDI Divemaster, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: I began diving in 1989 in the dark cold waters of Whittier, Alaska and while that slowed me down temporarily, a move to California reignited my love for diving. I love to travel and one of my goals is to explore the world both above and below the water although California still ranks as my favorite dive location. The kelp forests are amazing, I can think of no better way to pass an hour than laying on the sand watching a sea-lion chase fish in the sunlight. I love going on Eco’s tropical trips once a year, meeting new divers and exploring new places underwater. My favorite dive though so far was off Aliwal Shoals, S.Africa diving the Produce wreck and listening to humpback whales singing underwater. The effect was as if the wreck was haunted. While there I took a specialty course in Shark diving that has lead me to appreciate sharks even more and try to spread the word on fact and fiction regarding them. I am very excited to be working in diving and can't wait to share the experience with others.
My Dive Gear: Bare and Scubapro wetsuits, ScubaPro MK25 & S600 regulator, Zeagle Stiletto BCD, Suunto dive computers

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Fred Fred,

Rank: PADI Instructor, SDI Instructor, Research Diver, Excursion Host, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Growing up in LA has afforded me the opportunity to be the biggest kid in the world. I've taught just about anything that has to do with the water. I've been a Lifeguard for LA City for about 6 years now, as well as a surf instructor for 3 years. What was simply a conversation with a few fellow lifeguards, led to back to back certifications all the way to Instructor. With such a love for all things in the water, and the ability to teach many of the skills. I decided why not do one more? If there are no waves for me to surf, I'm down below as much as I can be. I am fascinated by sharks and deep diving and am making it my goal to further my knowledge and skills in these aspects of SCUBA.

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Dodger Michael Dodger Michael ,

Rank: PADI Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor,
Student Certification Count: 69
Bio: Growing up in Southern California, I have always enjoyed living near the ocean and experienced new adventures. With having an adrenaline for discovering new hobbies I discovered scuba diving shortly after a trip from Hawaii, I was fascinated with the aquatic underworld and was curious to discover what else I could do besides snorkeling. In planning a summer vacation, I thought to myself that if I were to go Tropical for my next vacation, I should consider scuba diving, and what better way to perfect my skills in diving then to be able to practice in my own back yard of the Pacific Ocean. That is when I went to Eco Dive Center for my OW certification and quickly moved through the certs to get where I am today, teaching with people who taught me how to dive. In this journey I have been coral, night, and wreck diving in the Caribbean and in the Bahamas of course California . It has been an amazing experience and I can�t wait to pass on my passion and knowledge of diving to many new divers.
My Dive Gear: Bare reactive 7mm wetsuit, Bare reactive 3mm wetsuit, Bare Dry Suit X-mission, ScubaPro Knight Hawk BCD, Atomic Aquatics T3 Regulator, Atomic Aquatics B2 Octo, Atomic Aquatics Cobalt 2 dive Computer, ScubaPro Seawing Nova Fins.

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Char Char,

Rank: PADI Certified Assistant Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Char grew up in Las Vegas, NV and has lived in Los Angeles since 2001. In 2017 Char’s life would forever be changed when she bought a Groupon to learn Scuba at Eco Dive Center and has never looked backed. Growing up in Vegas she had never heard of scuba and the only water she had seen were the ones in front of hotels. Char received her Dive Master Certification on Valentine’s Day and it will forever be true love with over 130 dives under her BCD and has dove in Thailand, Belize, and Philippines. When you find true love you never let it go. To take her relationship a step further she is currently in IDC studying for her Instructor certification.

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Jeremey The Wolf Jeremey The Wolf,

Rank: PADI Divemaster,
Bio: I grew up spending my summers in the Isthmus in Catalina on my family's boat, snorkeling, water skiing, and even SCUBA diving once or twice. My uncle also ran a dive boat out of San Pedro, and although I had these connections to our underwater world, I did not get certified until 2003. Since then I have made diving my one hobby, and have grown to enjoy introducing others to it by assisting with instruction at Eco. I travel to Hawaii once or twice a year for "business" and manage to get in as much diving as possible, in addition to diving locally as much as I can fit into my schedule.

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Chris Chris,

Rank: PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Qualified to Teach: Beginner to Divemaster
Student Certification Count: 155
Bio: I grew up in So Cal and have been in the water since I can remember. My father is a Waterman and at a young age introduced me to the ocean... I remember snorkeling at the age of 4 in Hawaii and credit that trip to be the moment I knew I loved the ocean and needed to be near it the rest of my life.. I played water polo and swim in school which helped me snag a summer lifeguarding job for the city.. I took my passion for the the pool/ocean and started teaching swim lessons which I currently do in some sort of fashion still today along with martial Arts.. Scuba was something I always wanted to try and felt like a natural progression with all the activities I love doing in the ocean.. I tried scuba diving in Thailand years ago and I was hooked. I found Eco dive center through a friend and I took my open water class with them and didn't look back.. I love teaching scuba and to show people how cool this underwater world is.

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Dave Dave,

Rank: NAUI Instructor, PADI Instructor, SDI Instructor, LA County Underwater Unit Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor, NAUI Instructor, SSI Instructor 5000Pro, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Qualified to Teach: All Levels
Student Certification Count: Trillions
Bio: Dave Bunch certified as a basic SCUBA diver in 1962. In 1964 Dave completed the L.A. County's 13TH Underwater Instructors Certification Course (13 U.I.C.C.) and began teaching-certifying divers the very next day. That same year, the first L.A. County Advanced Diver Program started and Dave staffed the first through the 40Th as a dive master and assisted in all other ADP's to date. He has also staffed 14 U.I.C.C.'s as an instructor dive master. Awards over the years are many and include: Outstanding Service as an Instructor to the Underwater Program ( 1967), Outstanding Underwater Instructor (1972, Conrad Limbaugh Award (1993), Presidents Award (1988) and was the recipient of the California SCUBA Service Award (2006). Dave also served on the Board of Director's for the Underwater Instructors Association for many years, and participates in the 3R's Program. He leads three snorkel tours, two days a week at Catalina Island. Dive interests include teaching Basic SCUBA(open water), Intermediate and Advanced Diving Courses, diving for Jade, Spear fishing, game taking, photography, fresh water lake and river diving and Search and salvage diving. Dave worked aboard Princess Cruises (The Love Boat) for ten years teaching crew members and with Astronaut training at the Johnson Space Center's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory for three years while working at The Boeing Company. Previous to that he was in charge of diving operations for Garrett Air Research Mfg. Co. with the first space walks for the Gemini program.
My Dive Gear: ScubaPro, Xcel, Atomic and Zeagle.

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Ashley Ashley,

Rank: PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, SDI Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Qualified to Teach: Beginners to Pro
Bio: Ashley's first scuba experience was in Koh Phangan, Thailand, in 2007. She loved it so much she decided to get certified the next year in Cozumel, Mexico. She dove for many years in tropical locations such as Maui, Cabo and the British Virgin Islands before finally trying California diving in an Advanced class with Jason at Eco. In addition to teaching, she completed the Reef Check California training program, allowing her to collect data which is used to protect our local rocky reef ecosystem. Her favorite dive trip ever was a Red Sea Liveaboard and her favorite class to teach is Wreck Diver.
My Dive Gear: ScubaPro BCDs, Atomic T3 (Titanium) Regulators, Suunto D6i computer, Atomic mask, ScubaPro Seawing Nova fins, Bare Evoke wetsuits.

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Or Or,

Rank: PADI Instructor, SDI Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Coming soon...

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Zachary H Zachary H,

Rank: PADI Instructor, SDI Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Having grown up near the beach in SoCal, I was no stranger to the ocean, but it had mainly been above water. The moment I went under water, I felt like I discovered a whole new world. I started diving 9 years ago and immediately fell in love with the sport. The desire to share my passion and show this world to others is why I became an instructor. I am an avid traveller and have been diving in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Caymans, and of course in our back yard playground of the channel Islands.
My Dive Gear: All ScubaPro

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Rupen Rupen,

Rank: PADI Instructor, EMT, Emergency First Response Instructor, EMT 2, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Coming soon...

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Dani Dani,

Rank: PADI Instructor Trainer, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: In-Store Teammate, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Grew up surfing on the coast of Brazil, I cannot imagine life without being near the Ocean. When I was 15, I took a bus to Rio (de Janeiro) and I got Scuba Certified. I have been diving since then and certifying divers for about 10 years now. I couldn’t be happier sharing this amazing life-style. Diving opens up great opportunities all around the world. It is because of my career that I have been able to work in places like the Caribbean, Brazil, California and The Florida Keys. The most rewarding thing about scuba diving for me is seeing how it changes people’s lives for better. As a community we help the environment by educating individuals about how important it is to preserve the ocean and all marine life.

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Bree Bree,

Rank: PADI Instructor, SDI Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Coming soon...

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Seabird Wil Seabird Wil,

Rank: PADI Divemaster, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Coming soon...

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Krysten Krysten,

Rank: PADI Instructor, SDI Instructor, Excursion Host, Emergency First Response Instructor, Shop Staff: Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Ever since I was young, I have always been drawn to the water. I spent most of my summers floating between the pool and the ocean. For as long as I can remember, I always wished I could breathe underwater, so I could swim with the fish. I don't know why it took me so long to start diving, but, needless to say, it's become my new obsession. Diving gives you the ability to experience so much more of this amazing world that most people don't get to see! Being an elementary school teacher, I'm now able to combine two of my biggest passions in life: teaching and diving! Jump on in; the water's fine!

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Zach Zach,

Rank: Cave Diver, SDI Course Director, PADI Instructor Trainer, Excursion Host, Emergency First Response Instructor, Technical Diver, Shop Staff: Sales Manager, Equipment Sales / Gear Guru,
Bio: Growing up in Southern California, the ocean was my backyard. I joined the Eco family as an open water diver in November 2015, and became an instructor in August 2016. I love to travel and scuba has opened up a whole new world of exploration, but I still consider California as some of the best diving in the world. In California, the water is cold, conditions can be tough, but the prize is worth the work. Come dive with me and lets get the adventure started.
My Dive Gear: Shearwater Teric, Atomic ST1 regulator, ScubaPro Gorilla fins, BARE x-mission dry suit, BARE velocity wetsuit, SubGravity BCD.

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Autumn Autumn,

Rank: Inactive Duty,
Student Certification Count: 300+
Bio: Growing up on the West Coast of Canada, water has always been a part of my life, from swimming to kayaking to wakeboarding. As soon as I got certified in Belize on a special birthday trip - I was hooked and never looked back!!!! I came back to LA and got immersed in the dive community here. Mentored through Jason, Tim and Ron I continued my PADI dive education and now enjoy spreading my diving excitement onto customers. For me diving and showing gear is more than sales and modeling, but exploring an exciting foreign world of water and the opportunity to find a calming sense of peace under the sea. The life renewing energy found in the water and passion for environmental awareness/protection are some of my favourite things to get other divers excited about.
My Dive Gear: Subgravity Back Plate and Wing; Atomic regulators; Suunto Eon Core dive computer; variety of brands and styles of wetsuits and a Waterproof Drysuit� Come into Eco and will find the right stuff for you!!!

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