Paul Lenharr

Owner / Chief Tec Instructor

​PADI MSDT #274902

Ryan DeGruy

​PADI Assistant Instructor #381363 / Photographer

Christina Castro

PADI Divemaster #425659


David Rickman

​PADI Assistant Instructor #259992 

Erik Petkovik Sr

PADI Divemaster #424678 / Author


Barry Tragen

PADI MSDT #381253

Jason Butler

​PADI Assistant Instructor #397954

Rebecca Lenharr

PADI Master Scuba Diver / Public Relations


Southern Maryland's Premier Scuba Shop

Instructor Jacob Hill

Jacob Hill

PADI IDC Staff Instructor #260982

Kent Vandergrift

PADI Divemaster #417998


The heart of Southern Maryland Divers is our professional and highly qualified instructors and staff. Click on their picture for a short bio, contact information, and current certifications held. Our instructors are ACTIVE divers, not just "quarry instructors". This enables us to bring you real world experiences in your training. This is super important to ensure we certify well rounded, safe divers. Make sure your instructor is valid and insured, check them with the PADI Pro CheckTM

Dave Puglisi

PADI Divemaster #438151


John Glynn

Shop Employee / Divemaster

​PADI Divemaster #199381

Gary Waid

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer #237095

​​Southern Maryland Divers, llc 

Billy Johnson

​PADI Divemaster #403866