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Diving Experience:
  • 2500+ dives
  • 800+ certifications issued
  • 100% PADI IE pass rate
  • 20 years diving (since 1997)
  • 14 years Instructing (since 2003)

  Diving Employment Experience:
Townsville Dive Services, Townsville, QLD, Australia
Owner, Service Technician (August 2015 - Present)
  • Qualified scuba equipment service technician
  • Servicing gear for the public, government, dive clubs, and local dive shops
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, QLD, Australia
Dive Officer (August 2013 - Present)
  • Responsible for oversight of all diving activities at GBRMPA
  • In charge of all dive activities, inductions, and training for GBRMPA at large, and Reef HQ (the world's largest living coral reef aquarium)
  • Trainer of choice for all First Aid, CPR, and Oxygen administration courses
  • Responsible for all equipment servicing and maintenance for the Authority
Go Pro Townsville, Townsville, QLD, Australia
Owner, PADI Course Director (February 2012 - Present)
  • Responsible for all diving and non-diving instruction
  • PADI RTO Trainer and Assessor offering Nationally Recognised First Aid at Work, Oxygen, CPR and AED courses to the diving and non-diving comunity
  • Responsible for all professional level training
  • Working in conjunction with PADI Dive Centres in Townsville and Magnetic Island to expand educational possibilities in the North Queensland region
  • In charge of corporate web development and electronic marketing
  • In charge of equipment servicing facilities
Adrenalin Dive (PADI 5-Star Dive Centre), Townsville, QLD, Australia
Training Director (April 2009 - February 2012)
  • Responsible for delegation and supervision of all diving and non-diving instruction
  • In charge of oversight and management of all Instructors to ensure quality educational delivery and compliance with PADI, WHS and PADI RTO standards
  • PADI RTO Supervising Instructor
  • Responsible for all professional level training
  • Elevated the business from a PADI Resort to a PADI 5-Star Centre
  • In charge of corporate web development and electronic marketing
  • Senior Trip Director on both MV Adrenalin (day boat) and MV Sea-Esta (live-aboard)
  • In charge of equipment servicing facilities
Dive Little Corn (PADI 5-Star Gold Palm Resort), Little Corn Island, Nicaragua
Manager (June 2006 - June 2007)
  • Co-managed a successful PADI Gold Palm Resort in a burgeoning tourist market.
  • Elevated the business from PADI Resort to PADI Gold Palm Resort within the year
  • In charge of all aspects of day-to-day operations including, but not limited to: guest relations, sales, accounting, promotion, marketing, human resources, equipment servicing and maintenance, compressor maintenance, instructing, guiding, boat driving and logistics
  • Installed and maintained local mooring system to protect the reef system
Reef Gliders (PADI 5-Star Gold Palm Resort), Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Manager (February 2005 - June 2006)
  • Completely rebuilt, co-managed and elevated a non-PADI dives shop to a successful PADI Gold Palm Resort in a highly competitive tourist market
  • In charge of all aspects of day-to-day operations including, but not limited to: dive shop design and expansion, boat design, engine maintenance, boat driving, guest relations, accounting, promotion, human resources, equipment purchasing, servicing and maintenance, instructing, guiding, and logistics
  • Served as a founding member of the Sandy Bay/West End Marine Reserve
Utila Dive Centre (PADI 5-Star Career Development Centre), Utila, Bay Islands,Honduras
IDC Staff Instructor (May 2003 - September 2004)
  • Staffed Instructor Development Courses at busy CDC
  • Member of senior staff overseeing Divemaster and Assistant Instructor training
  • Involved in New Instructor (MSDT) mentoring program
  • In charge of Technological Marketing Department of dive centre (through creation of CD-Rom promotional materials and website development)
  • Gas blending, equipment maintenance, public relations, boat scheduling, and instruction for students and certified divers of all levels and experience

Project AWARE Suport:
  • Founding Member of the Bay/West End Marine Reserve
  • Installed and maintained a mooring system on Little Corn Island, Nicaragua
  • Mooring maintenance on the SS Yongala Historic wreck in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Leading local Project AWARE clean-up activities
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