Argonaut Staff

Argonaut Diving Staff

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 Ferenc "Fred" Doner.  SDI Course Director, P.A.D.I.  Master Instructor,  Founder of Argonaut Diving,  IDC Staff instructor, Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Open Water Scuba Instructor, Divemaster, Emergency First elite2104elite 200 168210 2018 1 downloadaResponder Instructor Trainer, Dive Safety Officer, Cavern Instructor, eliteWreck Diver Instructor, Enriched Air (Nitrox) Instructor, Deep Instructor, Navigation Instructor, Drift Instructor, Boat Specialty Instructor, Night Diver Instructor, Search & Recovery Instructor, plus eight more.  Past Voulunteer Dome, Research/Collection Diver for Seattle Aquarium.  Aga Mask Diver. Advance Nitrox Diver and Decompression Diver. tdi deco diver logo First certified in 1975, became a Divemaster in 1999, Open Water Instructor in 2000, with over 2500 certifications issued to date, including over 60 Divemasters and  60+ Assistant Instructors.  Average 100+ certs every year since 2000.  PADI Elite 100 Instructor 2013, 2014 and 2017, Elite 200 Instructor 2018.  Also a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Washington for over 38 years.  www.donergroup.com  Facebook link.
 
 

lonny updated picLonny Bartholomew. P.A.D.I. Open Water Scuba Instructor, Assistant Instructor,
Emergency,Elite 50 Instructor award First Responder Instructor, Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver, Following Specialties.  Deep Instructor, Enriched Air Instructor (Nitrox), Boat Specialty Instructor,  Drysuit Instructor, and more! PADI Elite 50 Instructor 2013.

 

  

Bill ForsellBill Forsell, PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Open Water Scuba Instructor, Assistant Instructor,
Divemaster, Emergency First Responder Instructor, Deep Diver Instructor, Master Scuba Diver, Drysuit Instructor, Nitrox Instructor and more!  Small Boat hull inspections, Prop replacement, Zinc replacement, underwater recovery.

 

 

  

Scott Welton -    PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, SDI Open Water Scuba Instructor, Advanced Open Water Scuba Instructor, Rescue Diver Instructor, SCOTT WELTON ID FOTODivemaster Instructor, Sidemount Tank Specialty Instructor, Deep Diver Instructor, Dry Suit Instructor, Nitrox Diver Instructor, Wreck Diver Instructor, Underwater Navigator Instructor, Night Diver Instructor, Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor, Equipment Specialist Instructor, Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor, Emergency First Responder Instructor (CPR/AED / First Aid Primary & Secondary Care / Adult, Child & Infant). Underwater Diver Trainer for Cascadia Search Dogs Underwater Human Remains Detection program. International Association for Handicapped Divers (IAHD) Adaptive Scuba Professional. 2018 PADI Elite Instructor Award   

 

 

 

Travis Sterner - PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer & SDI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI), Dive Master, EFR instructor, Master Scuba Diver, Nitrox Instructor. travis 2  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Josey Woods - PADI & SDI  Open Water Scuba Instructor, Assitant Instructor, Divemaster, EFR Instructor, Master Scuba Diver, Rescue Diver.Josey Woods Outlaw     

 

 

 

 

Kaitlin Swartz - PADI & SDI Open Water Scuba Instructor,  Assistant Instructor, Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver, Deep Diver, Nitrox Diver, Drift Diver, Boat Diver,kaitlin4 Night Diver, Registered Nurse and Decompression Technician Nurse.

 
 
 
 
 
Bria Spano - PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, Assistant Instructor, Divemaster, Deep Diver, Nitrox Diver, Boat Diver, 
Bria 3 Night Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialist.  EFR/CPR/AED Trained.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Leslie Bartholomew -PADI Divemaster,, Senior/Head Beach Master/Dive Safety Officer, Boat Diver, Emergency First Responder and Buoyancy Specialty Diver.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erika Obaitek - SDI Open Water Instructor, SDI/PADIAssistant Instructor, Senior Staff, PADI Divemaster, Emergency First Responder, Beach Master, Boat Diver, Nitrox diver, Deep Diver, Drift Diver, Night diver, Drysuit Diver and more.

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Rob Kessler - PADI/SDI Assistant Instructor, Senior Staff, Divemaster, Deep Diver, Nitrox Diver, Emergency First Responder Instructor, Rescue Diver, and more!Rob Kessler 

 

 

 

 

 


 Lucinda Rowan -  SDI Open Water Instructor,SDI Drysuit Instructor, PADI/SDI Assistant Instructor, PADI Divemaster, Nitrox Diver, Deep Diver, EFR Responder, Master Scuba Diver, Boat Diver, 

Lucinda RowanWreck Specialty Diver and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kari Brickey - SDI Open Water Instructor, PADI/SDI Assistant Instructor, Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver, Nitrox Diver, Underwater Navigation Diver, Buoyancy Specialist Diver, kariNight Diver and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Rowan -  PADI/SDI Divemaster, Underwater navigation Specialist, EFR Responder, Deep Diver, Wreck Diver, Master Scuba Diver, Night Diver and more.Michael Rowan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zhiji Huang ("Z") - PADI/SDI , Assistant Instructor, Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver, Underwater Photographer,Emergency First Responder, Deep Diver, Nitrox Diver, Wreck Diver, Z UW mugUnderwater Navigator Specialty Diver, Boat Diver, Drift Diver, Drysuit Diver, and more

 

 

 
  
 
 
Sage Haynes - SDI Open Water Instructor, PADI/SDI Assistant Instructor, Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver, Sage HaynesNitrox Diver, Deep Diver, Night Diver, CPR, AED, 1st Aid. .Senior Beach-master and Dive Safety Officer.
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jon Bowen - PADI/SDI Assistant Instructor Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver,Jon Bowen 2 Nitrox Diver, Deep Diver, Night diver, Drift Diver and more.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Duncan Cox - SDI Open Water InstructorPADI/SDI Assistant InstructorDivemaster, Nitrox Diver, Deep Diver, Night Diver, Rescue Diver, Kyak Instructor, and more.  duncan  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Brian O'Connor - PADI/SDI Divemaster, Deep, Nitrox, Night  and Underwater Navigation specialist. Rescue Diver & CPR/First Aid certified
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Nicholas Angelette - SDI Open Water Instructor, PADI/SDI Divemaster, Nitrox Diver, Deep Diver, Drysuit Specialist CPR, First Aid, AED.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
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Nidhi Menon - PADI/SDI Divemmaster, Rescue Diver, Deep Diver, Navigation Diver, Nitrox, CPR, 1st Aid, AEd.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
Robert "Bob" Crosby - PADI Divemaster, Rescue Diver, CPR, First Aid, AED.robert Crosby
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jacob Krause - Divemaster, Rescue Diver, Adv Nitrox Diver, Decomperssion Diver.
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Chris Murphy - PADI/SDI Divemaster, Rescue Diver, Nitrox Diver and Deep Diver.  CPR/1st Aidgiphy
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 Tim Moon - PADI Divemaster, Rescue Diver, Navigation Diver, Drysuit Specialist
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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Ryland Bryant - PADI Assistant Instructor, Gui Tech Diver, Decompression Diver, Under water scooter specialist, Divemaster, CPR, First Aid, AED.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mark Lane - Divemaster Candidate, Rescue Divergiphy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wyatt R - Divemaster Candidate  Rescue Diverwyatt
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past/Inactive Staff

 

Bonnie Carl - PADI Assistant Instructor, Senior Staff, Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver, Deep Diver, Drift Diver, Nitrox Diver, bonnie carlcontributing Argonaut Underwater Photographer, and more..

 

 

Troy Rampy - PADI Assistant Insructor, Senior Staff, Divemaster.Deep Diver, Nitrox Diver, Night Diver, Drift diver,  Contributing Argonaut Underwater Photographer, Troy Rampyand more!

 

 

 

 

Paul Gorham - PADI Assitant Instructor, Senior Staff, Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver, Emergency First Responder Instructor, Deep Diver,PaulGorham Nitrox Diver, Night Specialty Diver, Drysuit Diver, and much more.  Retired

 

 

 

Janice Gorham - P.A.D.I. Assistant Instructor, Senior Staff, Divemaster, Rescue Diver, Deep Diver, Janice headshotforwebsiteNight Specialty Diver, Drysuit Diver, Boat Diver and more. Retired


 

 

  

Marcus Comer - PADI Assistant Instructor, Divemaster, Emergency First Responder, Master Scuba Diver, MarcusComerNitrox Diver, Deep Diver, Boat Specialty Diver, Night Diver, Creator of Edmonds Mudsharks Logo, responsible for redesign of Argonaut Diving and Argonaut Nation Logos. Retired

 

 

 

Scott Helfrich - PADI Assistant Instructor, Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver, Decompression Diver, Advance Nitrox Diver, ScottHelfrichDeep Diver, Underwater Navigator, Nitrox Diver, Drift Diver, Dry Suit Specialist Diver, Boat Diver, Sr Paramedic/Fire Fighter. - Retired.

 

 

 

Jim MiddletonJim Middleton - PADI Divemaster, Emergency First Reponder, Underwater Videographer,Official Underwater Vidioagrapher for Argonaut Diving, Seattle Aquarium Volunteer Diver, Aga Mask Diver, Edmonds Underwater Park Volunteer, Nitrox Diver, Boat Diver, and more

 

 

 

Dave Turner - PADI OWSI - Scuba InstructorDivemaster, Master Scuba Diver, Deep Diver, Nitrox Diver, Night Diver and more!  giphy- San Diego.  

 

 

Jeff Lambier - PADI Assitant Instructor, Senior Staff,Divemaster, Decompression Diver, Advance Nitrox Diver, Jeff LambierDeep Diver, Nitrox Diver, Boat Diver, Drift Diver, Dry Suit Specialist diver, Wreck Diver, Emergency First Responder, Public Safety Officer.

 

 

 

 

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Sara Thiebaul -  PADI Assitant Instructor, Senior Staff, Divemaster, Decompression Diver, Advance Nitrox Diver, Master Suba Diver, Deep Diver, Underwater Navigation, Emergency First Responder/First Aid/AED, Boat Diver, Drift Diver, Night Diver, Nitrox diver,  Wreck Specialty Diver, and more.

 

 

Szymon Szymon Dembowy - PADI Assistant Instructor, Senior Staff, Divemaster, Decompression Diver, Trimix Diver (Mixed Gas), Advance Nitrox, Deep Diver, Underwater Navigator, Night Diver, Underwater Photographer, Wreck Specialty Diver, Advanced Closed Circuit Re Breather Diver, and much more.

   

 

Ariel Novich - PADI Divemaster

 

Steven Novick- PADI/SDI Divemaster
 
 
Matt Steuer P.A.D.I. Assistant Inst, Senior Staff,MattSteuer Emergency First Responder Instructor, Divemaster, MasterScuba Diver, Emergency First Responder Instructor, Aga Mask Diver, Following Specialties.  Deep, Enriched Air, Boat,  Drysuit, and more.  Volunteer Diver at Seattle Aquarium. Established underwater photographer, official photographer for Argonaut Diving.  Scooby Divers.