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Dave Buckley - Owner/Instructor

PADI MSDT #397568

SDI OWSDI #28601

Buckley is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (#397568) and an SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor (#28601).  His first dive was over 35 years ago in Hawaii (a funny story that he will be happy to share in person).   He loves the water, whether it's paddleboarding on top or diving below, and is eager to share his passion for diving.  When Buckley is not diving, he's enjoying family time, hanging in Mathews, VA or traveling the world.​

Favorite Dive Sites: Spiegel Grove (Key Largo, FL), Mary Celestia (Bermuda), Ambergris Cay (Belize)

Gear of Choice: Aqualung BCDs, Atomic Regulators, Mares Fins, Cressi Masks


Professional Certifications Held:

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

PADI Deep Diver Instructor

PADI Wreck Diver Instructor

PADI Underwater Navigation Diver Instructor

PADI Search and Recovery Diver Instructor

PADI Drift Diver Instructor

PADI Night Diver Instructor

PADI Equipment Specialist Instructor

PADI Enriched Air Instructor

PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor

Emergency First Response Instructor (Including CPR [adult, child and infant], AED, and Primary and Secondary First Aid)

SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor

SDI Computer Nitrox Instructor

SDI First Response Instructor Including Adult/Child Emergency Care, CPR/AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Oxygen Administrator

SDI Advanced Buoyancy Instructor

SDI Marine EcoSystems Awareness Instructor

SDI Deep Diving Instructor

SDI Search and Recovery Instructor

SDI Wreck Instructor

SDI Equipment Specialist Instructor

SDI Night-Limited Visibility Instructor

SDI Solo Diving Instructor

SDI Computer Diver Instructor

SDI Snorkeling Instructor

PSI-PCI Visual Cylinder Inspector

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