Southern Maryland Divers, llc
Jason was born in Albuquerque New Mexico in 1982. He lived in different states growing up due to his Father being in the Navy, ending up in Southern Maryland in 1996. From there Jason joined the United States Navy in September of 2000 and spent 10 years onboard nuclear power submarines as a member of the Engineering Department. During his time in the Navy, he became very well versed and trained in instructional methods and skills. Jason became interested in diving when he was younger due to his Father being a Navy Diver, but never pursued it. After the Navy Jason moved to Illinois to work at Prairie State Generating Company for 2 years then moved back to Southern Maryland in 2012. Jason currently works at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant as an Equipment Operator.
Jason received his Open Water certification in July of 2015 and immediately fell in love with diving. In addition to his Open Water certification, he earned his Advanced Open Water in 2015. In 2016 Jason earned multiple specialty certifications, Rescue Diver, and Master Scuba Diver certifications. Jason was certified Divemaster in April of 2017. Jason loves diving in Bonaire and is looking forward to diving as much as he can.
PADI Assistant Instructor #397954
Advanced Open Water
Emergency First Responder
AWARE Coral Reef Conservation
Peak Performance Buoyancy
Enriched Air Diver
Delayed Surface Marker Buoy Diver
Master Scuba Diver
Search and Recovery