James Stackhouse

Position: James is the owner & lead instructor

Favorite Piece of Equipment: His Shearwater NERD2

Favorite Dive Buddy: Ashley.... when she's not glued to her camera.

Favorite Dive Site: Guadalupe Island, Mexico.

Count yourself as lucky if you have the opportunity to spot James in the shop, as he spends most of his time teaching Open Water, Specialty Courses, and our upcoming dive professionals. As our owner and lead instructor, James provides a unique experience for each of his students. James focuses on safe instruction methods and is a stickler for both PADI and SSI standards. To say that James loves teaching SCUBA is an understatement. James can teach all levels of SCUBA from Open Water to Professional Programs up to Assistant Instructor. James enjoys watching people learn and grow in this sport. 

Courses James Can Teach:

SSI Diving Programs
Try Scuba Referral Diver (Academics & Pool only)
Basic Diver Scuba Diver
Indoor Diver Open Water Diver
Scuba Skills Update Advanced Adventurer
Altitude Diving Boat Diving
Deep Diving Dry Suit Diving
Enriched Air Nitrox Level 1 (32%) Enriched Air Nitrox Level 2 (40%)
Full Face Mask Navigation
Night Diving and Limited Visibility Perfect Buoyancy
Science Of Diving Scooter / DPV
Search & Recovery Stress & Rescue
Waves, Tides & Currents Wreck Diving

PADI Diving Programs
Discover Scuba Diving Referral Diver (Academics & Pool only)
Scuba Diver Open Water Diver
Reactivate Advanced Open Water Diver
Rescue Diver Nitrox Diver
Altitude Diver Boat Diver
Deep Diver Dry Suit Diver
Navigation Peak Performance Buoyancy
Full Face Mask  Scooter / DPV Diver
Night Diving and Limited Visibility Wreck Diver
Dive Theory Drift Diver
Search & Recovery