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Classes I teach:
GUE Fundamentals
Doubles Diver
Drysuit Diver

Jan Schmid

Puerto Aventuras , Mexico

+1 (772) 404-2315


  • Full time diving educator
  • Owner of CaveCCR
  • JJ-CCR service technician (manufacturer approved)


  • Dipl.-Ing. medical engineering
  • GTUEM hyperbaric chamber operator

Diving Qualifications

  • GUE Cave2, CCR1, Tech1, DPV diver
  • TDI JJ-CCR advanced mixed gas Instructor
  • TDI Cave - Rebreather/stage/sidemount/DPV instructor
  • TDI trimix instructor
  • TDI SF2 ECCR Instructor backmount/sidemount
  • CCR diver on multiple units

Diving Experience

  • 4000+ dives
  • 1000+ cave dives
  • 2500+ rebreather dives
  • 500+ DPV dives (OC, CCR, cave)
  • 400+ Wreck/trimix dives
  • 200+ technical/ccr/cave divers trained

Special interests

  • Indoor rowing
  • Tennis/paddle
  • Ski touring
  • Downhill MTB
  • Audio-HiFi
  • Cave surveying/mapping/exploring
  • Closed Circuit Rebreather technologies


  • English
  • German
  • basic French (not teaching)

Additional Info

Jan was born in Germany, holds a masters degree in Medical Engineering and is a trained Hyperbaric Chamber Operator. He is a passionate technical diver interested in diving medicine and rebreather technologies.

Full time diving educator in Mexico, owner of CaveCCR and a manufacturer approved JJ-CCR service technician; Jan has been diving worldwide in various environments from ocean reefs to wrecks, caves, and mines. In his free time you can find him surveying, mapping, exploring or just fun diving caves.