With two PADI 5 Star dive centers 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, German, French, Dutch, Afrikaans, Basque and Catalan.

 
South African citizen Irma has been an instructor for 9 years and worked extensively in South Africa, Roatan, Thailand, Indonesia & Australia before finally returning to Roatan in 2016 to settle down for good. Irma has a ton of experience in the diving industry and her and her husband Martijn ran a boutique resort on Roatan’s South side for 2 years where they happened to be partners with Roatan Divers to provide a location on both sides of the island. She speaks Afrikaans, English and basic Spanish.

South African citizen Irma has been an instructor for 9 years and worked extensively in South Africa, Roatan, Thailand, Indonesia & Australia before finally returning to Roatan in 2016 to settle down for good. Irma has a ton of experience in the diving industry and her and her husband Martijn ran a boutique resort on Roatan’s South side for 2 years where they happened to be partners with Roatan Divers to provide a location on both sides of the island. She speaks Afrikaans, English and basic Spanish.

IRMA Owner & PADI Master 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
West End Manager & PADI IDC-Staff Instructor

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
Sandy Bay 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
Emergency First Response
 

Noe was born and raised in West End, Roatan, and comes from a family of boat captains. Though young, he is inquisitive, a quick learner and works hard, and we think he rounds out our Fantastic Four perfectly! Noe speaks Spanish and English.

Noe was born and raised in West End, Roatan, and comes from a family of boat captains. Though young, he is inquisitive, a quick learner and works hard, and we think he rounds out our Fantastic Four perfectly! Noe speaks Spanish and English.

CAPTAIN NOE
Emergency First Response

Our Scottish jokester, PADI Master Instructor Felix has been an instructor for over seven years and decided that Roatan was where he wanted to settle down to continue his professional career! Extremely experienced, passionate and patient, he’s a great addition to the RD team and professional training program.

Our Scottish jokester, PADI Master Instructor Felix has been an instructor for over seven years and decided that Roatan was where he wanted to settle down to continue his professional career! Extremely experienced, passionate and patient, he’s a great addition to the RD team and professional training program.

FELIX
PADI Course Director
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Laura comes from Spain, and completed her Divemaster training with Roatan Divers in 2017. She was such an impressive candidate that when the opportunity arose to bring her on board for Roatan Divers Sandy Bay, we jumped on it! Fun, passionate and with attention to detail, she’s a great instructor and guide. She speaks Spanish and English.

Laura comes from Spain, and completed her Divemaster training with Roatan Divers in 2017. She was such an impressive candidate that when the opportunity arose to bring her on board for Roatan Divers Sandy Bay, we jumped on it! Fun, passionate and with attention to detail, she’s a great instructor and guide. She speaks Spanish and English.

LAURA
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

Liam comes from the south island of New Zealand, and settled on Roatan three years after traveling all over the world. An accomplished PADI Master Instructor, he is also an avid sidemount and technical diver. He speaks dry humor and Kiwi.

Liam comes from the south island of New Zealand, and settled on Roatan three years after traveling all over the world. An accomplished PADI Master Instructor, he is also an avid sidemount and technical diver. He speaks dry humor and Kiwi.

LIAM
PADI Master Instructor & Sidemount Instructor

Martin Instructor Roatan Divers

MARTIN
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

Craig came to us in early 2018 to do a bit of fun diving, which then led to his Rescue Diver course. After years of the nomadic life, he decided to return to Roatan Divers for his Divemaster and Instructor, and we thought he made such a great addition to the team that we asked him to stay as a full time member of Team RD. Craig speaks English.

Craig came to us in early 2018 to do a bit of fun diving, which then led to his Rescue Diver course. After years of the nomadic life, he decided to return to Roatan Divers for his Divemaster and Instructor, and we thought he made such a great addition to the team that we asked him to stay as a full time member of Team RD. Craig speaks English.

CRAIG
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

Guillaume is from Paris, France, and got his professional start to scuba diving on Roatan. An experienced instructor, he is patient, professional, inquisitive and a great football player (obviously an important attribute). He speaks French, English and conversational Spanish.

Guillaume is from Paris, France, and got his professional start to scuba diving on Roatan. An experienced instructor, he is patient, professional, inquisitive and a great football player (obviously an important attribute). He speaks French, English and conversational Spanish.

GUILLAUME
PADI Open Water Scuba 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

Sofia is from Barcelona, Spain, and came to Roatan to do her Divemaster with us in January 2018 after 4 years of traveling around the world. She started working as an instructor in April 2018 and has a knack for finding hammerheads!

Sofia is from Barcelona, Spain, and came to Roatan to do her Divemaster with us in January 2018 after 4 years of traveling around the world. She started working as an instructor in April 2018 and has a knack for finding hammerheads!

SOFIA
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
West End Shop Cat & General Glutton


Ever thought 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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