Doug has been diving actively for over 10 years and is a PADI Divemaster. He holds certifications as a PADI Rescue Diver, Wreck Diver, Dry Suit Diver, Intro to Cave, Equipment Specialist and Emergency First Responder. His favorite dive destinations are Florida and Cozumel in which he has logged over 300 dives. His newest passion is spearfishing in the Gulf of Mexico. Come by the shop and see some of Doug’s pictures. Doug holds a B.A. degree from the University of St. Thomas. He is a Senior Consultant with Westerman & Associates handling network integration such as servers, routers, etc. He held a Merchant Marine Officer Captain’s license and retired from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. His favorite pastimes are diving, fishing and entertaining the dive club members by playing his guitar around the campfire during our dive/camping weekends.
Doug teaches a Marlin Spike/Boat Crew clinic for us. This course is designed to prepare Divers/Divemasters to become proficient at tying all types of marine knots, and how to become an able member of a diving boat crew.