Freddy - Dive Enthusiast
Certified in 1971 - Colorado Native
Freddy exemplifies the Passion in Motion slogan. A little hyper and always shaking things up a bit he is truly in his element owning a dive shop. His #1 goal is to share the diving experience with others.
Ariece J. - Training coordinator, Purchasing
We had to have someone responsible work here. New to the dive world, She caught on quick. Open water certified in 2017. Advanced and Peak Performance Buoyancy in 2018.
Scott P. - Master Scuba Diver Trainer
"Scooter" just loves everything about the dive world. But mostly he wants peoples experience to be comfortable and fun. Easy going and hard to ruffle his feathers, he is truly a great instructor. He has a fun laugh as well that will make you smile..
John B. - Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Santa has nothing on this guy. John is a jolly addition to Coral Key Scuba. I say jolly because I love his laugh, and he laughs a lot. What a great instructor he is. He doesn’t just teach, he makes sure you understand. At 247 years old, he is oldest living instructor on earth. Just kidding, I love ya John.
Jacob H. - Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Moved to Colorado, looking for a dive family. Went to 4 other shops and they wanted to hire me without knowing anything about me. I was referred to CK by my PADI Rep. They wanted to get to know me and my abilities and even observed my skills prior to inviting me to be a part of the family. Read More...
Britney C - Instructor
When you meet Britney you will know why we changed her name to “Sparkles”. What a whirlwind of fun and joy she is. Britney is a living testimony of a driven diver. Certified here and kept going until she became an instructor. Passion in Motion.
Larry W. - Service Tech Ninja, Master Instructor
Our very own Jedi Master, Larry demonstrates the best of us. The only employee that works for 2 different dive shops at the same time. Here at Coral Key scuba and Sea Sport divers in Kaui when he stays at his home in Hawaii. Read More.
Mike M. Service Tech Ninja, Master Scuba Diver Trainer.
Mike has been with the shop for years as a Master Scuba Diver Trainer among other things. Today he pretty much runs our service. Mike and his wife Alice have gone on most of our trips and they are a joy to dive with. Read More
Brian B. - Instructor
Ever since Brian’s first taste of the underwater world came while vacationing in Cancun in 2002, he was hooked and quickly became certified. Brian is loved by his students. He is just a big teddy bear. Read More.
Gregg S. - Instructor
How many people can say their grandpa helped save a presidents life? Gregg can, ask him when you see him. When Gregg teaches it is very apparent that he cares about the quality of training he gives. So conscientious and patient.
Ted P. - Assistant Instructor, Divemaster
I am a retired Nuclear Engineer who thoroughly enjoys the sport of scuba diving. I was Open Water Certified with this shop in July of 1997. Ted is the best of us around here. He becomes like a father figure to his students. On trips, Ted just adopts people. I can say, I have never seen Ted be negative. What a joy to be around. I have asked him to adopt me but I think someone told him about my mischievousness.
Jim J. - Assistant Instructor
Ever meet someone and thought, “He’s the nicest guy”? That’s Jim. He once told me “Freddy, I would teach for free, that’s how much I love teaching scuba”. Jim's passion really shines when he is teaching students. Being a Principle, he is a born teacher.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Eric E - Assistant Instructor
We nicknamed him “Superman” because he is a super man. And he’s pretty buff. This guy is All In! He teaches with true caring. He makes sure that you get it. So fun to dive with as well. Very positive, an excellent trainer. And his wife Tammy and the kids both dive. The family that dives together, thrives together. Read More…
Larry M. - Divemaster
Larry is a true gentleman. He is in charge of our lake the “Coral Sea”. He cares so much about people keeping their skills honed that he dives the whole season. You will see an email that says Dive with Larry. Meet him at the lake sometime.
Carlis C. - Assistant Instructor
Carlis is a gentle giant. Carlis is a Veteran of the Marine Corp. and instrumental in our Veteran volunteer program he brings the calm to a potentially anxious situation.