PADI Divemaster #366176
Andrew is originally from Manchester, Connecticut. He was originally certified in July 2005 in Clarksville, Tennessee while stationed at Fort Campbell with his wife, LTC Nancy Bodyk (Ret). He enjoys diving so much; he convinced his wife to get certified in 2008 and made scuba diving a family activity.
Andrew advanced through other specialties to include Deep Diver, Wreck Diver, Aquarium Diver, Enriched Air Diver, Dry Suit Diver, Search and Recovery, and Under Water Hunter.
He earned his Advanced Open Water in November 2007, Rescue Diver in July 2014, and Master Scuba Diver in September 2014. He completed the Divemaster Program in July 2015.
When not assisting with scuba instruction, Andrew’s favorite scuba diving activity is wreck diving. Andrew enjoys wreck diving off the North/South Carolina coasts, the Florida Keys, the Gulf of Mexico, St. Lawrence River, and the Caribbean. Of all the wrecks that Andrew has explored, his favorite wrecks, so far, are The Aeolus, The Spiegel Grove, The Vandenberg, The Oriskany, and The Lulu.
Fun Fact About Andrew Outside of Diving: His best friend’s mother is a published Historical Romance Writer and Andrew is a character in her second novel.
Andrew’s Thoughts on Diving: “For me and my wife, scuba diving is a life-style.”