Meet Our Dive Team AboutDive SitesMeet Our Dive TeamFAQsPoliciesCOVID-19 Camilo Giorgio Macera Read Bio Expand Divemaster / Surface Support PADI Divemaster #430373 Originally from Quito, Ecuador and raised in Chile and all around the US (including NYC, Guam and Virginia) Education: Commercial Diving at Divers Institute of Technology Interested in diving the world and hosting dive travel Dena Eaton Read Bio Expand Instructor PADI Master Instructor #233314 Education: Art History - SUNY; Architecture - Arizona State University Works in a Seattle based architecture firm Also, a 5-time world masters champion track cyclist and national 6 day champion and has raced in Kona Ironman world championships. Dena is a true cold water diver who prefers winter to summer and icebergs to coral. Derrick Maxie Read Bio Expand Divemaster-In-Training A.A.S in Electronic Control Systems, Champaign, IL Eagle Scout, Farmville, VA Professional Expertise: IPC certified for electronic/electromechanical assemblies including RC Systems, Automated Grocery Stores, Delivery Drones, and Wearable Electronics. BBQ Pitmaster with 10 years experience managing and operating restaurants Started diving with a Discover Scuba in Mexico but all certifications completed in Seattle. Lives life by the mantra "Life begins outside your comfront zone." Harrison McNeil Read Bio Expand Divemaster / Surface Support PADI Dive Master #443508 Born and raised in inner-city Seattle Education: BA & BS: Quest University Canada Teaches and practices UX Design at General Assembly Originally certified in Port Townsend at 14 and completed his Divemaster training in Honduras Out of the water you can find Harrison cooking or in the mountains backcountry skiing and mountaineering Kaitlin Kelly Read Bio Expand Divemaster-in-Training Education: BS-Biology Masters – Physician Assistant Studies Works as a Physician Assistant in Seattle Loves traveling the world and seeing diverse marine life Kate Gill Read Bio Expand Instructor/Tour Guide PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor #433939 Diving Journey: Originally certified at Edmonds in her teens Travelled the world diving and completed her Instructor training in Indonesia She loves diving in the Salish Sea exploring the same waters that her dad and grandpa did while wearing her Grandpa's mask. Dr. Kelly Bushnell Read Bio Expand Visiting Professor of Ocean Literature PADI Divemaster #458657 Education: BA - UCSD, MA – Mills College, Ph.D. – University of London Teaches Environmental Humanities around the world When not teaching, writing, or speaking you can find her rowing a wooden boat around Puget Sound or underwater with Seattle Dive Tours. Macie O. Parker Read Bio Expand Works in security, sunbeam detection and beach/store ambassadoring Will allow you to believe that the O. stands for Orca, Octopus or Opalescent nudibranch, it really stands for Ophelia. Favorite thing – tennis balls Favorite Band – The J.B.’s Maddi Frye Read Bio Expand Tour Manager / Divemaster PADI Divemaster #429522 Education: Marine Biology, San Diego State University Nerds out over nudis, harbor seal hugs, and pretty much anything that is alive. Madison Churchill Melissa Flaherty Read Bio Expand Owner PADI Master Scuba Diver Education: Pharmacy Doctorate from WSU Works in the Franciscan Health System Nicole Lobodzinski Read Bio Expand Divemaster / Surface Support PADI Divemaster #419720 Education: Environmental Studies at Wellesley Of Polish parents, born and raised in Long Beach, CA Favorite thing to see on a dive: nudibranchs and manta rays Olivia Carros Read Bio Expand Divemaster In Training / Surface Support Education: B.S. in Environmental Policy from Ohio State, Master’s Degree in Public Policy from UW Loves diving shipwrecks but REALLY loves the human side of diving and seeing how people find inspiration from the sea Scott Flaherty Read Bio Expand Owner/Instructor PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer #357905 Education: U.S. Army and Ball State University (Sociology) Went on sabbatical from healthcare project management in 2018 and may never return. Thom Robbins Read Bio Expand Instructor SDI OW Instructor #29928 Education: U.S. Navy and Loyola University - Maryland Passionate about Underwater Photography, Rescue and other advanced courses Zoe Martin Read Bio Expand Divemaster / Surface Support PADI Divemaster #423699 Education: Oceanography Degree from University of Washington Really, really likes turtles Testimonials "Seattle Dive Tours is what the rest of the country should model their visiting diver programs on. I've dived all over the world and nothing comes close to the service and friendship I found with Seattle Dive Tours. Excellent company, excellent people and great diving!" Bill V.