GUE Instructor resumé

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Classes I teach:
Discover Diving
Recreational Supervised Diver
Recreational Diver 1 - Nitrox
GUE Fundamentals
Doubles Diver
Drysuit Diver


  • SubGravity - VP Production - 2014-Present
  • Dive Addicts - Instructor Trainer - 2002-Present
  • TEKDiveUSA - Co-Founder - 2014-Present
  • Amphibious Zoo Music - President - 2005-Present


  • BA in Music from Brigham Young University

Diving Qualifications

  • GUE Fundamentals Instructor
  • TDI Advanced Mix Gas CCR Instructor Trainer
  • TDI Rebreather Cave Instructor
  • TDI Full Cave Instructor
  • IANTD Advanced SideMount CCR Cave Instructor
  • FII Freediving

Diving Experience

  • 1998 - learned to dive at age 10
  • 2003 -Certified Full Cave at age 15.
  • 2007 - Instructor (SDI/TDI)
  • 2009 - CCR Instructor (TDI/IANTD)
  • 2012 - Cave Instructor (TDI/IANTD)
  • 2013 - Instructor Trainer (SDI/TDI)
  • 2013 - Freediving Instructor (FII)
  • 2019 - Fundamentals Instructor (GUE)
  • Instructor on 8 models of CCRs
  • Diver Certified on 12 models of CCRs

Community Involvement

  • Co-founder of TEKDiveUSA the North American advanced and technical diving conference

Special interests

  • Music, Trombone, Skiing, Backpacking, Alpine Caving

Additional languages

  • English, Spanish

Additional Info

Michael along with his brother, sister and father launched SubGravity in 2014. SubGravity, a technical manufacturer and distributor, emerged out of a desire to safely explore and experience the underwater world in some of the most extreme and demanding environments imaginable.

The same year they founded TEKDiveUSA the biennial North American advanced and technical diving conference inspiring and bringing together divers.

Michael has been involved with his family owned dive retail and training facility Dive Addicts since it was founded in 2002.