Our JJ-CCR instructor list continues to grow here in the US. Please feel free to contact any of them directly or if you need additional help, you can contact us.
Wayne Fisch heads up Rebreathers USA. Wayne is an Instructor Trainer (USA & Canada) for the JJCCR. He started diving in 1997 since that time he has become Full Cave Certified, Tec Instructor through Trimix and now is exclusively teaching on the JJ-CCR. Past rebreather experience Drager Dolphin, KISS, rEvo and Hollis Prism 2. Lives in New Jersey and does Continue Reading
Dan Dawson is an Instructor Trainer (USA & Canada) for the JJCCR. Besides teaching instructors, Dan is qualified to teach all levels (Mod 1, Mod 2 & Mod 3) on the JJCCR. Dan has been the go to technical instructor in the Florida Keys for 15 years. He is the owner of the best dive center in the Key’s, Horizon Divers. Continue Reading
Jon Bernot started diving in the lakes in Oklahoma as a teenager and became an instructor while attending the University of Oklahoma in 2005. Having served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps he purchased his first dive operation in Coastal North Carolina and eventually moved to North Florida Cave Country. With a heavy background in wreck diving Continue Reading
Being an engineer and holding a Master of Science, he started diving in 1990. In the mid 90s, he developed his interest in technical diving. Shipwrecks then became a must. In 2000, he made his debut as a technical diving instructor. With now more than a decade in the field of technical diving, he offers courses that deal with technical Continue Reading
Robin Jacoway is the principal owner of Ocean Research Group, a California-based dive company specializing in equipment and training for technical divers. In 2009 Robin began running Technical Diving Expeditions to San Clemente Island in Southern California to dive US Naval Destroyers that had been sunk during missile testing in the 70's. Currently Robin instructs students on the JJ-CCR, MK-15, Continue Reading
Chris first got certified as a Junior Open Water Diver in 1992. He has been diving ever since, he has safely completed over 5000 logged dives! Chris became a dive professional in 2010 and has certified hundreds of divers. Chris is also a technical diving instructor! In 2021, after 5 years of rebreather diving, Chris earned his JJCCR Instructor rating. Continue Reading
Chad Connor is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer and Level 1 Instructor on the JJCCR. Chad has been the top producing recreational and technical instructor in Arizona for over a decade. As an active TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer he loves to teach Open Circuit and CCR technical diving. Over the past decade he has certified hundreds of recreational and technical divers in Continue Reading
Mike Mizner is a multi-agency scuba instructor with years of teaching experience. Since 2011, Mike has certified hundreds of recreational and technical students in both the calm, clear waters of Lake Mead, Nevada, to the cold, dark, and turbulent waters of the Pacific Ocean. On most weekends you will find Mike fun diving and instructing around Southern California’s Channel Islands. After several Continue Reading
Guy Shockey – G.U.E.
Guy Shockey learned to dive in a cold mountain lake in Alberta 40 years ago. He is a full-time instructor Evaluator for Global Underwater Explorers and regularly travels the world teaching everything from introductory to advanced technical diving including closed circuit rebreather diving. He is particularly active with instructor training. He has an undergraduate and graduate degree in political science Continue Reading
Karim Hamza – G.U.E.
I started diving in 1999, launched Hollywood Divers with Hal and Bill in 2002, and became a NAUI, PADI, SDI, and TDI instructor. Later, I became a GUE instructor and achieved instructor trainer and instructor examiner (course director) statuses. I was involved right from the start, when G.U.E. adopted the JJCCR. I am an avid cave and tech diver - Continue Reading
Steve Millington – G.U.E.
Steve Millington is a full-time Tech and CCR Instructor from Global Underwater Explorers and has been actively teaching for over 20 years. As the general manager of L.A. SCUBA DIVING, Steve is passionate about diving and has been instrumental in building the Los Angeles and Southern California GUE communities. Over the past two decades, Steve has certified hundreds of divers Continue Reading
Bob Sherwood – G.U.E.
Bob has more than 30 years of experience as an exploration diver, educator, and instructor trainer and is considered by his peers to be one of the top dive professionals in the World. Bob worked closely with Jarrod Jablonski during the formation of GUE and is a member of the GUE advisory board and the only GUE Instructor Trainer/Instructor Evaluator Continue Reading
Rob learned to dive at just 12 years of age, and in 2001 started technical and cave diving. Shortly after that he began working at a dive shop in cave country, Florida and started to guide divers through the Florida cave systems. After becoming an instructor in 2006 Rob worked in the Bahamas, Southern Caribbean, Maldives and finally in Truk Continue Reading