GUE Instructor resumé



Classes I teach:
Discover Diving
Recreational Supervised Diver
Recreational Diver 2 - Triox
GUE Fundamentals
Doubles Diver
Drysuit Diver
Triox Primer
Navigation Primer
Rescue Primer
DPV Diver 1
DPV Cave
Cave Diver 1
Cave Diver 2
Cave Sidemount
Underwater Cave Survey
Recreational Dive Leader


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Fred Devos

Cerrada Cangrejo 26 SMZ 10 MZA9 LOTE 35 Puerto Maya, Puerto Aventuras, QUINTANA ROO 77733 Mexico

Mobile phone: (52) 984-1163464
Email: fred@dir-mexico.com
Websites: www.zerogravity.com.mx
www.mcep.org
www.cindaq.org

Professional

  • 2006 to present: Co-owner of Zero Gravity Dive Center
  • 2017 to present: Co-Owner Cafe Caribe
  • 1999 to 2006: Owner of AQUA EXPLORATION
  • 1999 to present: Director of FRIENDS OF PUERTO AVENTURAS
  • 1995 to 1996: Full time scuba instructor, facility manager (Honduras)
  • 1993 to 2005: ESL teacher (Taiwan and Mexico)

Diving Qualifications

  • Cave Instructor / Instructor trainder GUE
  • Cave Recovery Diver: NSS-CDS
  • RB80 Rebreather diver

Diving Experience

  • +6,000 logged dives
  • 5,000+ cave dives
  • 1000+ cave dives using stage diving techniques
  • 500+ cave dives using DPVs
  • 400+ hrs RB80 Rebreather
  • 400+ sidemount dives
  • Longest Cave Penetration 7,000 m / 24,000 ft
  • 24,000+ m / 80,000+ft Cave Passage Explored and Surveyed
  • Co-Director and Exploration Diver for Mexico Cave Exploration Project (MCEP)
  • Exploration Diver for Grupo de Exploración Ox Bel Ha (GEO)
  • Underwater Cave Exploration in Quintano Roo / Yucatan / Tamualipas Mexico, China, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Community Involvement

  • Founding Member of Mexico Cave Exploration Project
  • Founding Member of Grupo de Exploracion Ox Bel Ha
  • Administrator CINDAQ A.C.
  • Produced 20+ cave maps
  • Initiated and assisted with numerous scientific cave studies
  • Guest Presenter - GUE Conference - 2006
  • Guest Speaker - QRSS Cave Diving Conference - 2003, 2004
  • Regular contributor of articles to Quest and other cave and diving journals

Special interests

  • Underwater Cave Exploration, Survey, Cartography
  • Dry Caving
  • Community volunteer
  • Video Editing
  • Writing
  • Barista

Publications

  • Quest Journal
  • Association for Mexican Cave Studies Newsletter
  • +30 Underwater Cave maps
  • Co-author of varios scientific publications

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Additional Info

Fred is a passionate educator and a diving addict who works hard to provide others with all the tools necessary to enjoy diving and life as much as he does!