PADI Insured and Renewed Instructor

Aloha! I'm currently exploring options to continue my growth as a dive professional and am looking for the right company to suit my needs. I would like to find a smaller company that focuses on personal, intimate charters of dives with the opportunity to grow my number of certifications. Please reference the attached CV for more information. 

Mahalo! I look forward to speaking with you.



-Daniel Babcock-


PADI certified Open Water Instructor

PADI# 397802

SSI certified Dive Control Specialist

Pro# 71413

Nationality: American

Age: 27

Phone: +1-917-971-0339


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Number of dives: 1200+



About me:


I have spent the past two years gaining experience in the dive community and working towards my professional status with PADI and SSI. I have lived and taught in Australia and England as well as teaching through my local dive shop in Kansas City. I have 7 years’ experience managing a retail store, lengthy compressor knowledge as well as equipment maintenance and repair knowledge. I’m very motivated and consider myself an easy to work with person with a sense of humor and a passion for diving. I am currently looking to join a team of like-minded divers and continue to pursue my diving career around the world.




SSI - Open water certification – February 2015

SSI - Advanced open water – February 2015

SSI - Dive guide – March 2015

SSI - Divemaster – April 2015

SSI - Dive Control Specialist – May 2015

PADI – Assistant Instructor – January 2017

Emergency First Responder – April 2017

PADI – Open Water Instructor – May 2017




Nitrox – Specialty Instructor

Altitude Diving – Specialty Instructor

Dry Suit Diving – Specialty Instructor 

Night and limited visibility – Specialty Instructor

EFR – Specialty Instructor  


Stress and rescue

Boat Diving

Wreck Diving

Deep Diving








Kona Ocean Adventures, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Dive instructor/ Guide – current

                                   As the sole instructor for the company, I was responsible for conducting all DSD as well as certification dives. I assisted in boat and equipment maintenance and strived to conduct every charter with 100% guest satisfaction.


Magnetic Dive, Queensland, Australia

Intern – 4 months

                                   My top priority while working at Magnetic Dive was to act as a pole model to new students and facilitate the learning process with my dive instructor. My responsibilities included:



Dive Brighton, Brighton, UK

Assistant instructor – 3 months

                                   My role with Dive Brighton was purely to help aid the instructor through open water courses and help each student through the open water dive portion of the course.





Please feel free to reference TripAdvisor reviews from my most recent company. You find a specific list mentioning my name by searching “Daniel” in the reviews section.

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Andrew Abel – Magnetic Dive (owner)

T: +61-434-234-533


Lou Ferlo – Pool and Patio (owner)

T: +1-913-888-2226


Roman Tschudow (Dive buddy)

T: +20-101-475-8362


John Wiedenmann (The dive shop Owner)

T: +1-913-677-3483


Scott Kramer (Co-worker, Dive Instructor)

T: +1-913-424-6155



Thank you for your time and your consideration,



Daniel R. Babcock



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