Divemaster

Cari Stahlman

Cari grew up in Pennsylvania & upstate New York. She learned to dive with Columbus Scuba in 2017 – where she completed her Open Water certification dives and Advanced Open Water course in the High Springs area in northern Florida (on our annual Ginnie Springs trip). She started diving for the adventure! Her most memorable …

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Jessica Granger

Jessica grew up in the New York City area. She started diving in 2008 as a form of therapy for PTSD post-deployment with the U.S. Army. The Rescue Diver course is her favorite course she has taken so far because she is now “a badass life saver”. Her most memorable dive was on the SS …

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Shane Taylor

Shane Taylor is a Divemaster for Columbus Scuba and has been diving for about 4 years.   Shane really enjoys his weekends helping train divers at Gilboa Quarry.   “What makes it special is the beauty and the Columbus Scuba family.   They are always there and happy to help”.   What he loves most about diving is the …

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Chris Medved

Chris was born In McKeesport, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Youngstown, Ohio. He started diving in 2010 when he and his wife were taking a trip to Hawaii with my Brother and Sister in Law and we wanted to dive while there! His most memorable dive was a shark Dive in Cancun, when a Bull …

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Corey Davoll

Corey has been diving since 2016 and obtained his Divemaster certification in 2019. He started diving just to try something different.  Corey had done a Discover Scuba when he was a child at aerospace camp and always remembered it as a cool experience so he decided to try it again much later in life and …

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Herman Scurlock

Herman grew up in Grove City, Ohio. Because of his lifelong love of water and curiosity about SCUBA, he began diving in 1999. His favorite course he has taken so far is the Rescue course. He has reached his main diving goal by earning his Divemaster certification, now he just wants to dive and enjoy …

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Chad Hill

Chad grew up in Columbus, Ohio. Growing up in Ohio, he’s always loved being able to get away and spend time at the beach or on the ocean. Getting an opportunity to take it to the next level and explore what lay underneath the surface sounded exciting, so he signed up with PADI to become …

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Kevin Cornelius

Kevin moved around a lot during his childhood, being part of an Air Force family. Once his father retired, they moved to the beautiful state of Kentucky – where he graduated high school and attended college (Go Big Blue!!). He started diving in the summer of 1994. He started as part of his skill development …

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Chris Lexow

Chris grew up in the suburbs on the south side of Chicago until he was 17, when he moved about 15 miles west of where he had grown up. He started diving when he was 15, because throughout his earlier years, he had developed a love of and fascination with underwater animals from his experiences …

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