ITI Cylinder Inspector # 844638
PADI Divemaster #408755
SDI Divemaster #25910
Joshua started his diving career with Nautilus Aquatics in July 2015 with the intention of being certified before attending a destination wedding in Saint Lucia. He was quickly bitten by the scuba bug and decided to continue with the sport. Joshua completed his Master Diver certification in October 2016 after completing 50 dives and 10 certifications (only 5 are required). 2017 brought the introduction of Technical Diving as well as the idea of moving to a professional diver by completing the Divemaster certification in December. Joshua is excited to be assisting instructors who trained him with classes and further his love of diving.
Specialties: Joshua has completed 15 recreational specialties with wreck and sidemount being his favorites. He is currently working on furthering his technical diving certifications.
Favorite Dive Sites and/or Types of Diving: Joshua enjoys wreck diving in North Carolina and the Florida Keys as well as large animal encounters such as Manta Rays and Bull Sharks in Costa Rica.
Fun Fact About Joshua Outside of Diving: Joshua is also an avid snowboarder and certified skydiver. He also manages a local billiards and darts league.
Joshua’s Thoughts on Diving: “I feel at home in the water. It welcomes me and calms my mind even when completing difficult dives or tasks. I hope to continue diving for years to come and involve my family more.”