Meet the crew of the Key Largo Diver.

The Key Largo Dive Center expects you and your fellow divers to receive a 5-Star experience, in and out of the water.

If you need any assistance on the boat or in the shop, don’t hesitate to ask one of our friendly staff.

Captains

Captain Larry
Boat Captain / PADI Master SCUBA Diver Trainer & NAUI Instructor Trainer

Captain Larry was certified by Los Angeles County, NASDS, and NAUI in 1973. He is a TDI Technical Diver, NAUI Instructor Trainer & PADI Master SCUBA Diver Trainer, KLDC Chief Instructor, International Dive Travel Manager, Digital Underwater Imaging Instructor, Emergency First Response & AED Instructor and KLDC General Manager. He is the Chief Captain of our dive boat and is a USCG Licensed 100-Ton Master.

Dive Gear: Atomic T2 regulator, Atomic SS1, Dive Rite TransPac BCD, Shearwater Perdix dive computer, Atomic Frameless mask, Hollis F1 fins, Bare TriLaminate Tech Drysuit and much more.

Captain Larry

Instructors

Terry
PADI Master SCUBA Diver Trainer

Instructor Terry

Divemasters

Max
PADI Divemaster

Max obtained his first dive certification from the YMCA in 1970. He became a PADI Divemaster in 1982 and has logged over 3000 dives.
Dive Gear: Atomic Aquatics BC2 Buoyancy Compensator, Atomic Aquatics Bladefin Fins, Atomic Aquatics Subframe Mask, Atomic Aquatics T3 Regulator w/ Z3 Safe Second, Atomic Cobalt Dive Computer, Zeagle Covert Buoyancy Compensator

Divemaster Max

Jared
SDI Divemaster

Jared began diving in 1994 while serving in the U.S. Army at Ft. Lewis, WA. He moved to Key Largo, FL in May of 2020 and joined KLDC as a Divemaster.
Gear: Atomic Aquatics Z3 Regulator w/ Z2 Safe Second, BARE ExoWear, Hollis HTS 2 S25 LX Buoyancy Compensator, Hollis M1 Frameless Mask, Shearwater Teric Dive Computer, Zeagle Covert XT Buoyancy Compensator, Zeagle Recon Fins

Divemaster Jared

Dive Center Staff

Erika
PADI Master Diver

Erika is the Retail Sales Manager of Key Largo Dive Center. She also is the Chief Buyer and Dive Gear Evaluator. Also serves as an International Dive Travel Coordinator for the KLDC Dive Team. She has been an active certified diver since 2013 and has dived many international dive destinations including the South Pacific and Caribbean. Dive Gear: Atomic Aquatics Z2 w/Myflex dual swiel hose, Atomic SS1 Safe Second, Zeagle Zena BCD, Atomic Aquatics Cobalt dive computer, Atomic Subframe mask, Atomic Smoke On The Water Splitfins.

Master Diver Erika

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