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, Portuguese, 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

 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
Manager & PADI IDC-Staff Instructor

 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.

HEAD 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

 Keeping Team RD all about family, our gentle giant, Cristian, is Captain Kevin's cousin and also hails from West End, Roatan. He has proven himself to be a great addition to the team and is potentially the strongest person on Roatan! He speaks English and Spanish.

Keeping Team RD all about family, our gentle giant, Cristian, is Captain Kevin's cousin and also hails from West End, Roatan. He has proven himself to be a great addition to the team and is potentially the strongest person on Roatan! He speaks English and Spanish.

CAPTAIN CRISTIAN
PADI Open Water Diver

 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
Senior Staff & PADI IDC-Staff 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
Senior Staff & PADI IDC-Staff Instructor

 If you're looking someone to geek out over marine life with, Suzanne's your girl! She is a very experienced PADI MSDT who got her start teaching on Utila six years ago and knows the Bay Islands reefs like the back of her hand. She speaks English and enthusiasm.

If you're looking someone to geek out over marine life with, Suzanne's your girl! She is a very experienced PADI MSDT who got her start teaching on Utila six years ago and knows the Bay Islands reefs like the back of her hand. She speaks English and enthusiasm.

SUZANNE
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

 Mike is from the Black Forest region of Southern Germany, and visited Roatan as part of his Central American travels. He loved it so much that he never left! He completed his Divemaster program with us and joined us full time as an instructor in March 2018. He speaks German and English.

Mike is from the Black Forest region of Southern Germany, and visited Roatan as part of his Central American travels. He loved it so much that he never left! He completed his Divemaster program with us and joined us full time as an instructor in March 2018. He speaks German and English.

MIKE
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

 Rosie is from Guildford, England, and came to Roatan for the first time in August 2017 to pursue her Divemaster certification with us. She was also our first IDC candidate, and did such a fabulous job that we asked her to join our team in April 2018. She speaks English and sass.

Rosie is from Guildford, England, and came to Roatan for the first time in August 2017 to pursue her Divemaster certification with us. She was also our first IDC candidate, and did such a fabulous job that we asked her to join our team in April 2018. She speaks English and sass.

ROSIE
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

 Vero hails from Uruguay, although she also counts Honduras and USA as home. She got her start in Utila (with Suzanne!) before working in Indonesia and Mexico. With over 400 certifications under her belt, she approaches her courses with patience and a wealth of knowledge. She speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Vero hails from Uruguay, although she also counts Honduras and USA as home. She got her start in Utila (with Suzanne!) before working in Indonesia and Mexico. With over 400 certifications under her belt, she approaches her courses with patience and a wealth of knowledge. She speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.

VERO
PADI IDC-Staff 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

 

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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