Nick has been scuba diving since 1998 and became an Scuba Schools International Instructor in 2017 after founding Warfighter Scuba. Nick maintains the Instructor Trainer rating with Scuba Schools International.  Over 1000 logged dives and 350 certifications have been performed ranging from Open Water to Assistant Instructor.


Joe served as a Navy SEAL during his time in the military.  During which, he learned SCUBA in detail throughout his pipeline in the Navy.  Joe currently maintains his Instructor rating with Warfighter Scuba while working on his technical diving path.

INSTRUCTOR – Adam Gordon

Born and raised in Central Ohio, Adam Gordon enlisted in the Army in 2002. With 2 tours, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan in which he was injured by direct fire, Adam was medically retired in 2008. He went on to continue to serve our nation’s Veterans spending 6 years dedicated to full time volunteer work earning the President of the United States Gold Volunteer Service Award. The last 3 years of his work have been heavily focused on getting Veterans SCUBA certified and advancing their training with the eager cooperation of Columbus SCUBA Inc and their staff in Ohio.

Adam continues to reside in Central Ohio, with his wife Lauren, son Aidan, and daughter Leia.

On top of the full time job of being a wife and mom, Dawn helps with everything from scheduling to diving while our Wounded Veterans are in town attending our programs.  Dawn is also an extremely talented musician that plays at resorts on the island.

DIVEMASTER – Kevin Sheard

Kevin is an avid cold water diver. In his spare time he enjoys diving the shipwrecks of the Great Lakes in his home state of Michigan. Kevin has been involved with various organizations in the past helping veterans with scuba therapy and education.


Andy has been in the Scuba industry for 18 years.  When he isn’t volunteering his time helping train our Wounded Veterans he is the Regional Manager for Central America with Scuba Schools International.  Andy is our wealth of knowledge as well as an Instructor Certifier here in Roatan, we would highly recommend doing your IDC course here with us with Andy as your Certifier.  He is Irish but he is still pretty cool!

*All staff are volunteer positions.