Dive Key West Inc. - Our Staff

SCUBA instruction is something we at DIVE KEY WEST, INC take seriously! We have compiled a staff of hand picked professional instructors to teach our customers the art and love of SCUBA diving.

These instructors are selected for their credentials and experience, but the extra that we look for is their love of the sport and how it is conveyed to their students. Hence the perfect learning experience, highly qualified and experienced professionals who make learning SCUBA a fun and enjoyable experience.

So come on down and relax, you are in good hands with the professionals at DIVE KEY WEST, INC.

Meet our instructors:

BOB HOLSTON - Bob has been actively teaching SCUBA for 29 years. He currently holds Instructor ratings with NASDS, NAUI, SSI, and DAN O2.

Some highlights of Bob’s career: Bob was a member of the TEKTITE I Team, a 60 day manned habitat involving the U.S. Navy, NASA, and NOAA. He has worked with and served as a consultant with the U.S. Marshal Special Ops Team, U.S.C.G. National Strike Force Dive Team, U.S. Army Special Forces, U.S. Navy Seals, U.S.A.F. Combat Control Teams, City of Key West Police and Fire Departments.

In 1993 Bob received the PLATINUM PRO 5000 Award for his significant service and contributions to the dive industry. Other recipients that year were Jacques and Jean-Michael Cousteau. Bob has served as a past Chairman of the Board of Directors of SCUBA RETAILERS ASSOCIATION, President of the FL. ASSOCIATION of DIVE OPERATORS, DAN Retail Advisory Council, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, and the Florida Tourism Advisory Council to name a few.

Bob brings a wealth of experience to teaching SCUBA. Many of his innovations in the dive industry are now standard practices nationwide. His expert teaching skills turns out the best student with the same love of diving.