Tom has been diving since 2002 and he has been a DiveMaster and Instructor for the last four years. He has logged 1700 dives, and his highest teaching level is Master Scuba Diver Trainer. Other certifications that Tom has are NAUI Tech Diver and ERDI Public Safety Diver. Tom’s favorite dive destinations are Gigglin’ Marlin’s annual Bonaire trip and anywhere there’s a wreck for him to explore. Also on the top of the list is any place where very few people have been, because Tom enjoys exploring undiscovered territory. His favorite class to teach is Open Water, because he enjoys watching new students grow into seasoned, well-rounded, and confident divers. Tom has worked for United Airlines for 24 years, and his favorite pastimes (other than diving) are hunting, fishing, and camping. His diving goals are to discover new places to dive and go into the unknown. Join Tom for one of his courses to find out how he got his nickname!