With a PADI 5 Star dive center comes a 5 Star team! Our team of experienced instructors and exceptional captains pride themselves on offering high quality service and personalized care. Multilingual, knowledgeable and caring, there's no better team to introduce you to the wonderful world of Roatan scuba diving!

We speak: English, Spanish, Swedish, Japanese, German, French, Danish, Norwegian, Basque and Catalan.

 
Saaya is from Tokyo, Japan, and graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Film Production. She is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and the founder of UMI Productions, where she specializes in underwater videography. She speaks English, Japanese and conversational Spanish.

Saaya is from Tokyo, Japan, and graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Film Production. She is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and the founder of UMI Productions, where she specializes in underwater videography. She speaks English, Japanese and conversational Spanish.

SAAYA
Owner & PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

Karl hails from Goteborg, Sweden and is an experienced PADI IDC-Staff Instructor. He is the maintenance technician for all our scuba equipment and is a PSI/PCI Visual Cylinder Inspector. He speaks English, Scandinavian (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian) and Spanish.

Karl hails from Goteborg, Sweden and is an experienced PADI IDC-Staff Instructor. He is the maintenance technician for all our scuba equipment and is a PSI/PCI Visual Cylinder Inspector. He speaks English, Scandinavian (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian) and Spanish.

KARL
Owner & PADI IDC-Staff Instructor

The hostess with the mostest, Austin native, Lauren, came to Roatan in June 2015 to become a professional diver after working as the director of operations for a physical therapy center. She has been with us as an instructor since early 2016, before joining the management staff in October. She speaks English and Spanish-ish.

The hostess with the mostest, Austin native, Lauren, came to Roatan in June 2015 to become a professional diver after working as the director of operations for a physical therapy center. She has been with us as an instructor since early 2016, before joining the management staff in October. She speaks English and Spanish-ish.

LAUREN
Office & PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

Behold the Duchess! Half cat and half guatuse, shop cat Singha rules her kingdom with an iron fist. She enjoys guilting the staff into feeding her at random hours of the day and being petted only when it suits her. When she's not sleeping or demanding food, she's awkwardly grooming herself.

Behold the Duchess! Half cat and half guatuse, shop cat Singha rules her kingdom with an iron fist. She enjoys guilting the staff into feeding her at random hours of the day and being petted only when it suits her. When she's not sleeping or demanding food, she's awkwardly grooming herself.

SINGHA
Shop Cat & General Glutton

 
Victor has been with us since we opened in November 2013. Raised on Roatan, head captain Victor is an extremely experienced dive boat captain who knows the reef like the back of his hand and is always a step ahead of our divers' needs. He is a Rescue Diver and speaks English and Spanish.

Victor has been with us since we opened in November 2013. Raised on Roatan, head captain Victor is an extremely experienced dive boat captain who knows the reef like the back of his hand and is always a step ahead of our divers' needs. He is a Rescue Diver and speaks English and Spanish.

CAPTAIN VICTOR
EFR & PADI Rescue Diver

Kevin hails from West End, Roatan, and has been with us since December 2015. He is a quick study and has a keen eye for detail, making him a great dive boat captain and team member. He is an Advanced Open Water Diver and speaks English and Spanish.

Kevin hails from West End, Roatan, and has been with us since December 2015. He is a quick study and has a keen eye for detail, making him a great dive boat captain and team member. He is an Advanced Open Water Diver and speaks English and Spanish.

CAPTAIN KEVIN
EFR & PADI Advanced OW

 
Natalia hails from Basque Country, although she also counts Berlin, Germany, as home. She worked as a PADI instructor in Panama, Mexico, Croatia and Thailand before moving to Roatan in 2014, and has been with us ever since! She speaks Spanish, German, Basque and English.

Natalia hails from Basque Country, although she also counts Berlin, Germany, as home. She worked as a PADI instructor in Panama, Mexico, Croatia and Thailand before moving to Roatan in 2014, and has been with us ever since! She speaks Spanish, German, Basque and English.

NATALIA
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

Alex comes from Barcelona, Spain (so make sure to ask him if he's from Madrid). A former motorcycle racer and MotoGP mechanic, he left the fast streets to find a little more tranquility underwater. Alex has been with us since March 2015 and speaks Spanish, French, Catalan and English.

Alex comes from Barcelona, Spain (so make sure to ask him if he's from Madrid). A former motorcycle racer and MotoGP mechanic, he left the fast streets to find a little more tranquility underwater. Alex has been with us since March 2015 and speaks Spanish, French, Catalan and English.

ALEX
PADI IDC-Staff Instructor

Mitch is from Sydney, and ended up on Roatan during his Central American travels in mid-2015. He loved the island so much that he never left! Mitch completed his Divemaster program with us and joined us full time as an instructor in December 2015. He speaks Australian.

Mitch is from Sydney, and ended up on Roatan during his Central American travels in mid-2015. He loved the island so much that he never left! Mitch completed his Divemaster program with us and joined us full time as an instructor in December 2015. He speaks Australian.

MITCH
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

British citizen Russ has been an instructor for five years and worked extensively in Thailand, Abu Dhabi, Egypt and Indonesia before calling Roatan home in 2014. With hundreds of certifications under his belt, he is a very experienced instructor known for his patience and creative approach to teaching. He speaks English.

British citizen Russ has been an instructor for five years and worked extensively in Thailand, Abu Dhabi, Egypt and Indonesia before calling Roatan home in 2014. With hundreds of certifications under his belt, he is a very experienced instructor known for his patience and creative approach to teaching. He speaks English.

RUSS
PADI IDC-Staff Instructor


Ever wonder about joining the thousands of PADI Instructors who teach around the world? 

Roatan Divers is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center, meaning we teach divers how to become PADI Instructors and train them to work as a PADI Professional. We work with a variety of divers from new, to Advanced, or even Divemaster level to help them reach their goal of working the dive and tourism industry. 

If you have ever thought about making the ocean your office, please send us a note and we'd be happy to chat with you about making a leap and changing your life in an amazing way. We all did it! 

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