Dave Bakker Owner, Training and Service

PADI IDC Staff Instructor # 151683

Dave has been introducing divers to the underwater world since 1997. He is also an avid underwater videographer. If you have been on one of the Adventure Scuba trips, you will probably see yourself!

As a PADI Staff Instructor, Dave teaches all levels of diving up to PADI Assistant Instructor. He also teaches a variety of PADI Specialties, including: Night, Deep, Underwater Navigator, Underwater Photographer, Project Aware, Underwater Videographer, Enriched Air, Boat, Altitude, Equipment Specialist, Dry Suit, Drift Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy, & National Geographic. He also is an Emergency First Responder Instructor.

Heather Gallagher PADI Instructor & EFR Instructor

PADI MSDT #388453

Welcome our newest Instructor, Heather Gallagher. Heather’s passion not only for the water and our underwater world, but also her passion for changing lives has lead her into the professional side of the PADI organization. Heather is working on obtaining numerous specialty instructor certifications so she can teach not only Open Water, Rescue and Divemaster certifications, but also specialties such as Deep Diver, Navigation, Night Diver, etc. Heather loves to travel and is very passionate about the Project AWARE program.

Nic Besel Sales Team Member, Service Technician, PADI Divemaster Candidate

Nic is an enthusiastic diver and his love of diving carries forward into his ability to help new and experienced divers find just the right equipment or courses to help them achieve their goals. Nic is the in house service technician for Oceanic, Hollis, SpareAir, Apeks, and AquaLung. He is also a certified cylinder inspector with PSI/PCI.

Debbie Hust PADI Divemaster, PADI Master Diver

PADI Divemaster #230930

Debbie has been diving for several years- she just finally turned in her parachute for a scuba tank! She has discovered that sky diving and scuba diving are both thrilling. As well as being a Divemaster, Debbie is a Master Scuba Diver.

She has been a PADI Divemaster for over 10 years and  enjoys introducing new divers to scuba in classes and through conducting Discover Scuba Experiences. She also conducts Scuba Reviews and PADI Re-activate.

Carolyn Bakker General Manager, Travel Specialist

PADI Master Diver

Carolyn started diving in 1995- Dave had gotten certified and was having a blast. So, instead of being stuck on the beach, she dove in. Little did she realize that learning to dive would change her life and lifestyle! She holds various recreational scuba ratings, including PADI Master Scuba Diver and enjoys underwater photography.

Carolyn is the Adventure Scuba Travel Specialist. She organizes the group trips as well as assists divers in planning and booking individual trips.