Divemaster in Training

Brad Crouse

Brad grew up in Upper Arlington. He learned to dive in 2016 and has been hooked ever since. After graduating college at OSU with a degree in Psychology, he decided to pursue diving further with Columbus Scuba. You can find Brad working in the shop or diving at the quarry. His favorite place that he’s …

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Kristen Boyd

Kristen started diving in 2013 and immediately fell in love with being in the water. Her favorite dive site has been Salt Pier in Bonaire, especially at night! Kristen loves the marine life, getting to travel, and the relaxation diving brings. Its been a wonderful experience for her to grow in the sport over the …

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Don White

Don grew up in Fairfield, OH and was introduced to Diving by his future brother-in-law in 2000.  The discover courses later, he got certified and has dived local quarries, the Great Lakes, the Mexican Riviera, done several live aboard in the Bahamas, and cage-dove with Great Whites of Guadeloupe Island in Mexico.  Don is working …

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Brody Crain

Brody grew up in Newark, Ohio. His parents and brother had been certified 3 years prior to Brody taking class, and they finally convinced him to take the plunge in January of 2019. His favorite courses he has taken so far are the Lionfish Hunter course in Bonaire and the Rescue Diver course. His diving …

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Troy Walker

Troy was certified for scuba in 1991 in Kissimmee, Fl.  He then moved to Ohio in 2000 but didn’t get back into diving until 2016 when he found Columbus Scuba.   He received his advanced cert on his first trip with them, then completed several specialty certifications, and then Master Scuba Diver.   He is now working …

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Barry Bowen

Barry always wanted to dive since he was a child.  He finally followed through with certification in 2017 and wished he had done so years prior.  Barrys best dive so far was at Apo island in the Philippines.  The reefs in the Philippines are pristine and vibrant.  Barry is now training to become a Divemaster. …

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Lynn Michael

Doug Hyland introduced me to diving in 2012.  Once I took my first breath underwater, I was hooked. My favorite place to dive, so far, is Bonaire. When I am not diving, I enjoy camping, fishing and hunting, all with my favorite dive buddy Doug!

Gabby Kamps

Gabby grew up in Jackson, Ohio. She grew up snorkeling and swimming in the ocean with her grandfather, which introduced her to her love of the underwater world. She developed a love of the ocean and water, so SCUBA seemed like a natural next step. She finished her Open Water certification in 2017, but did …

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Aaron Burkett

Aaron grew up in Tiffin, Ohio. He started diving in 1994, “back in the day”, at the insistence of a lady in his life. After a long surface interval following his initial certification, he picked up diving again in 2016/2017 when his son showed interest in it. His favorite courses, up to now, have been …

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Kelly Menasco

Kelly grew up in Lawton, Oklahoma. She started diving in 2017 to help promote a clean & healthy environment.   Her most memorable dive was when she encountered a gigantic bait ball in Bonaire.   Her diving goals are to work on a charter and promote awareness about pollution and the effects it has on our earth …

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