Don McAfoose


Q: Why do you dive?
A: I was introduced to scuba by a friend.  I got certified in 2004 and got hooked!  Being underwater and seeing all the marine life and coral is just incredible, exciting, and strangely peaceful.  It is a great way for me to relax and enjoy some undisturbed serenity.

Q: Why did you decide to instruct diving?
A: My instructor and mentor encouraged me to become a Divemaster and assist with training students.  To watch the excitement and wonder in the students’ eyes as they became divers and experienced the underwater world convinced me I wanted to give back and become an instructor.

Q: Why Instruct at Dive Tech?
A: When looking for a dive shop to affiliate with I looked for a shop that has the diver as the center and staff with the same attitude.  Divetech met that criteria and I am fortunate to be part of the team.

Q: Number one tip for future diver?
A: Spend time in the water!  Get comfortable with your equipment and skills.  Never stop learning and improving yourself.

Q: Your coolest dive trip and why.
A: Bonne Terre Mine.  100′ visibility, year around diving and located 126′ underground – and still an open water dive!  How cool is that!

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