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New Certifications


NEW PADI DIVER CERTIFICATIONS

 

Congratulations To These Students On Their Accomplishments.
 
 This is a Big Deal ! . . . You Guys are Scuba Certified!
 
  November 1, 2017 - December 11, 2018
 
  306 Certifications with 163 (53%) Issued Advanced or Above.
 
 
11/1/16 - 10/31/17:  218 Certifications, 117 (53%) Advanced or Higher.
  
11/1/17 - 10/31/18:  279 Certifications, 142 (51%) Advanced or Higher.
 
 
Check Below for a List of the PADI Courses We Teach.
 
Thank You For Your Business!
 
 

International Scuba Certification Lists:
  
Open Water Diver                                
Sarah Russell                     11/09/17
Tommy Russell                  11/09/17
Barry Carson                       1/31/18
Chelsea Baker                     2/14/18
Eric Baker                           2/14/18
Todd Baker                         2/14/18
Peyton Winter                     2/14/18 Jr. - JM
Jeff Hardin                          2/26/18 - JM
Chadwick Green                 2/26/18 - JM
Sherry Maddux                   4/29/18
Randy Maddux                   4/29/18
Michael McFarland            4/29/18
Cameron Coleman              4/29/18
Madeline Payne                  4/29/18
Colleen Tongco                   4/29/18
Grace Magness                   4/29/18
Amber Robinson                5/29/18
Sarah Carlisle                     6/03/18
William McRae Hart          6/03/18
Jim Hart                              6/03/18
Andrew King                      6/03/18
Madison Martin                  6/09/18
Cindy Carver                      6/12/18
Morgan Cary                      6/14/18 Jr.
Colton Cary                        6/14/18 Jr.
Robert Bryant                     6/15/18
Janay Fox                            6/15/18
Sherrie Armstrong              6/16/18
Roxanne Hamilton             6/16/18
Cody Hamilton                   6/16/18
Robert Hamilton                 6/16/18
Eathan Patrick                    6/16/18
Christopher Kudera            6/19/18
Jack Macfarlane                 6/19/18
Alicia Laycock                   6/29/18
Chloe Laycock                   6/29/18
Rochelle Stiles                   7/01/18
Wendy Bittner                    7/01/18
Luke Estes                          7/08/18
Madison Franklin               7/11/18
Coy McFarland                  7/11/18
Jim Lewis                           7/12/18 - RS
Scott Young                        7/12/18 - RS
Andrew Rouse                    7/12/18 - RS
Joseph Young                     7/12/18 - RS
Michael Thacker                7/13/18
Austin Pope                        7/25/18
Aaron Hardgrave                7/25/18
Alex Merritt                        7/25/18
Bailey Aiio                         7/27/18
Darrell Aiio                        7/27/18
Patrick Shaw                      7/28/18
Elizabeth Batts                   7/28/18
Melody Ottinger                 8/01/18
Kimberly Benton                8/12/18 - JB
Amy Bartley                       8/15/18
Nathan Hobbs                     8/15/18 - TS
Daniel Hanson                    8/15/18 - TS
Elizabeth Dunaway            8/20/18 - JM
Sophia Whisman                8/21/18
Randall Whisman               8/21/18
Erin Donnan                       8/29/18
Allison Roark                     8/29/18
Phyllis Boone                     8/31/18 - TS
Ryan Horn                          9/01/18 - TS
Karen Hutchins                  9/02/18 - TS
Alice Elkins                       9/07/18
Andrew Rice                      9/08/18 - JB
James Rice                         9/08/18 - JB
Linsey Duncan                   9/09/18 - TS
Tyler Duncan                     9/09/18 - TS
Emily Fritsch                     9/09/18 Jr
Mark Frasure                     9/10/18
Kyle Edwards                    9/21/18 - JB
Stacy Whitaker                  9/22/18 - JB
Trey Whitaker                   9/22/18 - JB
Geordyn Houston              9/22/18 - JB
Andrew Yarbor                  9/22/18 - JB
Matthew O'Quinn              9/22/18 - JB
Danielle Kennedy              9/22/18 - TS
Brandon Haynes                9/23/18 - JM
Susan Akins                       9/25/18 - TS
Richard Gray                     9/29/18 - JB
Dena Ketron                      9/29/18 - JB
Katie Cross                        9/29/18 - JB
Gunner Lowe                     9/30/18 Jr. - CD
Stephanie Jones                10/01/18 - JB
Frank McDonough           10/02/18 - TS
Erin Zinnanti                    10/02/18 - TS
Harrison Martin                10/03/18 - TS
Kaileigh Hensley              10/03/18 - MSB
Krissi Lee                         10/03/18 - TS
Natasha Wicker                10/06/18 - JM
Carrie Goins                     10/14/18 - JB
Justin Goins                      10/14/18 - JB
Geordyn Houston             10/14/18 - JB
Rodney Hartsell               10/14/18 - JB
Katelynn Sobota              10/20/18 - TS
Alan Bracken                   10/21//18 - JB
Justin Kiser                      10/21/18 - JB
Mary Bailey                     10/22/18 - TS
Amanda Kiser                  10/27/18 - JB
Rodney Hartsell               10/28/18 - JB
Benjamin Spencer            11/03/18 - WBB/JB
Hailey Messier                 11/03/18 - JB
Sarah Bailey                     11/08/18 - JB
Colin Campbell                11/17/18 - JB
Travis Lewis       ETSU   12/05/18 - JB
Thomas Price      ETSU   12/05/18 - JB
Angelee Smart                 12/07/18
Rodney Farris                  12/07/18
Megan Bailey     ETSU   12/12/18 - JB     
David Binns       ETSU   12/12/18 - JB
Sydney Jobe       ETSU   12/12/18 - JB
Luke Steele        ETSU   12/14/18 - JB     
  (115)
 
Advanced Open Water Diver
Lea Davis                         11/06/17
Bobby Davis                    11/06/17  
Curtis Davis                     11/06/17 
Blain Schubert                 11/06/17
Ed Falin                             3/02/18
Robert Bryant                    6/20/18
Mark Franklin                    6/23/18 
Randy Maddux                  6/23/18
Sherry Maddux                  6/23/18
Kirstin Morton                   6/29/18
Alex Dudal                        7/01/18
Nick Weller                       7/02/18
Angela Lebbon                  7/19/18
Dan Winter                        7/29/18 - TS
Harley Winter                    7/29/18
Peyton Winter                    7/29/18 Jr.
Alex Merritt                       8/05/18 - TS
Andrew King                     8/05/18 - BC/WBB
Laura Kilby                       8/12/18 - CD
Scott Kilby                        8/12/18 - CD
Frank Oglesby                   9/20/18
Kyle Edwards                    9/22/18 - JB
Robert Whidden                9/29/18 - JB/BC
Michael McFarland           9/29/18 - BC/WBB
Frank McDonough          10/04/18 - TS
Roxanne Hamilton          10/06/18 - JB
Cody Hamilton                10/06/18 - JB
Robert Hamilton              10/06/18 - JB
Cindy Carver                   10/09/18 - BC/WBB
Emily Fritsch                   10/15/18 Jr
Michael Bailey                10/21/18 - TS
Larry Bailey                    10/31/18 - TS
Gina Robinson                10/31/18 - TS
Tim Cox                          10/31/18 - TS
Justin Kiser                     11/03/18 - BC/JB
Chelsea Ottinger             11/16/18 - BB/TS
       (36)
 
Enriched Air Nitrox Diver
Lea Davis                         11/06/17
Bobby Davis                    11/06/17
Jimmy Bennett                 11/07/17
James Reed                      12/27/17
Bill MacPherson              12/28/17
Murray MacPherson        12/28/17
Adelaide MacPherson      12/28/17
Wendy Tomlinson            12/30/17
Laura Kilby                      12/30/17
Steven Patrick                    3/10/18
Ethan Patrick                     3/10/18
Sarai Rose                          3/31/18
Anja Patrick                       4/13/18
Chelsea Ottinger                5/19/18
Robert Bryant                    6/04/18
Roxanne Hamilton             7/05/18
Cody Hamilton                   7/05/18
Robert Hamilton                 7/05/18
Sherry Maddux                   7/05/18
Randy Maddux                   7/05/18
Mark Franklin                     7/05/18
Alex Dudal                         7/11/18
Scott Young                        7/12/18 - RS
Jim Lewis                           7/12/18 - RS
Angela Lebbon                   7/19/18
Shelby Stewart                   7/20/18
Brian Stewart                     7/20/18
Chelsea Ottinger                7/29/18
Alex Merritt                       8/02/18
Dan Winter                         8/12/18
Peyton Winter                    9/26/18 Jr.
Josh Maples                       9/26/18
Mark Frasure                    10/01/18
Frank McDonough           10/03/18 - TS/WBB
Timothy Cox                    10/03/18
Gina Robinson                 10/03/18
Janay Fox                         10/10/18
Emily Fritsch                    11/02/18 Jr.
Ella Frazier                       11/03/18
Larry Bailey                     11/03/18
Cindy Carver                    11/17/18
Eddie Cota                        11/17/18
Rodney Hartsell               12/01/18
         (43)
 
Scuba Tune-up (Skills Update/Review)
Brian Johnson                    6/22/18
Mary Johnson                    6/22/18
Gregory Kudera                 7/13/18
David Taylor                      8/29/18
Hayley Campbell              10/20/18 - JB
John Owens                      10/21/18 - JB
Rodney Farris                   12/07/18
         (7)
 
E.F.R. 1st Aid, CPR, AED & O2 Provider (2 yrs.) Brian Chandler
Logan Jackson                    8/12/16
Douglas Maxwell             10/23/16
Wayne Godbery                  3/26/17
Ed Falin                              3/27/17
Tyler Bird                           3/27/17
Chris Kirkland                    3/26/17
Jimmy Bennett                   1/12/18
Robert Robinson                2/09/18
Marilyn Burton                  2/09/18
Autumn Bennett                 2/09/18
Tony Simpson                    2/09/18
William Barry Burton        2/09/18
Lori Scholl                         2/17/18
Eric Meyers                        2/17/18
Zane Palmer                       2/17/18
Brooklynn Runyan            2/17/18
Bradi Baker                       2/17/18
David Westmoreland         2/26/18
Shannon Fox                     2/26/18
Curtis Davis                      3/30/18
Frank Allen                       3/30/18
Natalie Chandler               8/10/18
Alexander Merritt             9/10/18
Chelsea Ottinger              11/16/18 - BB/TS 
         (24)
 
Rescue Diver
Ed Falin                              3/02/18
Jimmy Bennett                   4/16/18
Curtis Davis                       4/16/18
Derick Hughes                   5/25/18
Samuel Brandon Frasier    7/26/18 - RS
Dan Winter                        9/04/18 - TS
Alex Merritt                     10/12/18 - TS
Chelsea Ottinger              11/16/18 - BB/TS
         (8)
 
Master Scuba Diver (AOWD, 5 Specialties, Rescue & 50 Dives)
Ed Falin                               3/02/18
Dan Winter                          9/26/18
Chelsea Ottinger                11/16/18
          (3)
 
PADI Divemaster
Doug Maxwell
Brian Chandler                  8/14/17
Jimmy Bennett                  4/19/18
Curtis Davis                      4/20/18
      (4)
 
PADI Open Water Diver Specialty Courses:
 
Altitude Diver
Dan Winter                          9/01/18
Michael Jones                   12/11/18
   
Boat Diver
Samuel Brandon Frasier  7/12/18 - RS
         (1)
 
Digital U/W Photographer
 
Drift Diver
 
Dry Suit Diver
 
Equipment Specialist
 
Emergency Oxygen Provider
 
Fish Identification
 
Full Face Mask Diver
 
Multilevel Diver
 
Night & Limited Visibility Diver
Ed Falin                              2/12/18
Nick Weller                        6/15/18
Dan Winter                         8/03/18 - BC/WBB
             (3)
 
Peak Performance Buoyancy
 
Quarry Diver (Best Completed @ "THE" Gray Quarry)
Greg Robinson                12/11/18 -   1
Michael Jones                 12/11/18 -   2
          (2)
 
 
Rebreather Diver - Dolphin SCR
     
Science of Diving
Chelsea Ottinger               11/12/18
           (1) 
 
Sidemount Diver (Doubles Configuration)
Derick Hughes                    5/25/18
          (1)
 
U/W Naturalist
 
U/W Navigator
Chelsea Ottinger                7/29/18
Alex Merritt                       8/05/18
         (2)
 
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver* Specialty Programs:
 
Cavern Diver *
 
Deep Diver *
Ed Falin                              3/02/18
Jerry Haynes                       6/23/18
Scott Young                        7/07/18 - RS
Dan Winter                         8/04/18 - TS/WBB
Laura Kilby                       11/03/18 - BC/WBB
Chelsea Ottinger               11/12/18 - BB/TS
Scott Kilby                       11/19/18 - BC/WBB
          (7)
 
Ice Diver *
 
Quarry Diver *
 
Search & Recovery Diver *
 Dan Winter                         9/26/18
 
Self-Reliant Diver*
 
Wreck Diver *
Ed Falin                              3/02/18
Dan Winter                         8/04/18 - TS/WBB
          (2)
 
Children's PADI Diving Programs:
 
Bubble Maker (8-10 yrs)

PADI Seal Team (8-10 yrs)
 
 
Century Diver (100-299 Dives)
William Brannen              10/18/15
Greg Robinson                 11/06/15
Brian Chandler                   1/02/16
Frank Allen                        2/23/16
Tony Simpson                    2/23/16
Pamela Hillis                     5/21/16 
Ronald Hillis                     5/21/16
Scotty Knight                    6/09/16
Gary Sanders                   10/26/16
Dan Winter                        9/24/17
Ed Falin                             9/24/17
Bobby Davis                    11/06/17
Jimmy Bennett                   2/14/18
Billy Frazier                       2/14/18
Derick Hughes                   5/25/18
          (15)
 
Silver Diver  (300-499 Dives)
Chris Pinkston                   8/07/15
Danny Fugate                  12/09/15
Debra Harrell                   12/23/15
William Zachary Burton    6/16/16
Greg Robinson                 10/21/17
Tony Simpson                    8/20/18 Instructor
Wayne Godbery                 9/02/18 Assistant Instructor
           (7)
 
Gold Diver   (500-1000 Dives)
William Carter Burton        9/04/15
 
React Right FA, CPR, AED, O2 Providerr
Tony Simpson                    10/07/18
 
Marine Ecology Instructor
Tony Simpson                     9/08/18
 
Extended Range Gas Blender
Karen Miller                       7/23/14
Alexandre Smirnov             9/19/15   Loch Low-Minn - Owner
Jimmie Wheeler                10/09/15  Ski-Scuba Center - Owner
         (3)
 
Extended Range Nitrox & Deco Procedures Diver
Mike McPeak
C. D. Greear                     7/05/13
Tony L. Simpson              7/05/13
Frank Allen                     11/27/13
Jamie Triplett                   1/23/14
Brian Chandler                 2/27/14
Stephen Snodgrass           6/11/15
Danny Fugate                 12/08/15
Frank Oglesby                  9/20/18
        (9)
 
Extended Range Technical Foundations Diver
Jamie Triplett                    1/23/14
Frank Allen                       3/25/14
Stephen Snodgrass          10/30/15
Brian Chandler                  1/02/16
Billy Frazier                      4/01/17
Greg Robinson                  8/31/17
Ed Falin                             9/03/17
Jimmy Bennett                11/07/17
Frank Oglesby                   9/20/18
        (10
 
Extended Range Cavern Diver
Jeff A. Shelton
Tony L. Simpson
Charles D. Greear
Bill Roeser
Frank Allen                     11/27/13
James Cruse                      5/14/14
Mark DeWitt                     5/14/14
William Brannen             10/18/14
Monica Eslinger                4/25/15
Joshua Maples                   8/19/15
Gary Sanders                     8/20/15
Chris Riffe                         8/20/15
Stephen Snodgrass           10/26/15
Billy Frazier                       4/01/17
Frank Oglesby                    8/31/17
Greg Robinson                   8/31/17
Ed Falin                              9/03/17
Jimmy Bennett                 11/07/17
       (18)
 
Technical Extended Range Intro-To-Cave Diver
Jeff A. Shelton
Tony L. Simpson
Bill Roeser
Frank Allen                     11/27/13
Monica Eslinger               4/25/15
Mike Carey                       4/25/15
Billy Frazier                     4/01/17
       (7)
 
Technical Extended Range Basic Cave Diver
Charles D. Greear          3/27/13
Jonathan Hull                 4/24/13
Tony Simpson                5/16/13
Brian Chandler               2/27/14
Frank Allen                    2/27/14
Monica Eslinger             6/17/15
Mike Carey                     6/17/15
Stephen Snodgrass        12/08/15
Danny Fugate                12/08/15
Jimmy Bennett                2/12/18
        (10)
 
Technical Extended Range Full Cave Diver
Tony L. Simpson            3/13/14 
Brian Chandler             11/26/14
Frank Allen                   11/26/14
Monica Eslinger             6/24/15
Mike Carey                     6/24/15
Stephen Snodgrass        12/08/15
Danny Fugate                12/08/15
Billy Frazier                    2/14/18
Jimmy Bennett                2/14/18
        (9)
 
 
Smoky Mtn. Divers' Instr. Staff Certifications:
 
 
Professional Assoc. of Diving Instructors
 
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
William Barry Burton           1972
Marilyn S.  Burton                1981
Bryan Hogan                     9/21/14
Josh Maples                       9/28/14
Tony Simpson                    7/30/18  SMD Gray, TN IE
Curtis Davis                       7/30/18  SMD Gray, TN IE
Jimmy Bennett                   7/30/18  SMD Gray, TN IE
 
 
PADI Master Instructor - 1980
William B. Burton  #M-2549 - Over 45 years as an Active PADI Instructor.
 
 
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Instructor - 1982
Marilyn S. Burton  #MSDT 14205 - Over 35 years as an Active PADI Instructor.
 
 
PADI Emergency First Responder Instructor
Bryan Hogan                      9/21/14
Josh Maples                        9/28/14  
Brian Chandler                 12/09/17
Tony Simpson                    3/17/18
  
PADI Dive Theory Instructor
Tony Simpson                    6/19/18
 
Platinum Pro5000 Diver
William Barry Burton     - 2011
Marilyn Seybold Burton - 2012 
      
 
Platinum Pro5000 Instructor
Marilyn Seybold Burton - 2012  (26 Recreational & Technical Instructor Ratings)
William Barry Burton     - 2011  (57 Recreational & Technical Instructor Ratings)
 
 
National Association of Underwater Instrs.
 
NAUI Scuba Instructor 1972 - Lifetime Member - 45+ Years
William Barry Burton #  3001
Josh Maples                #58882   December 2016
 
 
Scuba Schools International Instructors
 
SSI Dive Guide
Jeff A. Shelton
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.
Doug Maxwell              March 2013
Tony Simpson               March 2013
Bryan Hogan                August 2014
Wayne Godbery      September 2015
Chelsea Ottinger      December 05, 2018

 
SSI Divemaster 
Jeff A. Shelton
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.
Doug Maxwell               March 2013
Tony Simpson                March 2013
Bryan Hogan                 August 2014
Wayne Godbery       September 2015
Chelsea Ottinger      November 2018
 
 
SSI Dive Control Specialist
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.
Roger Skillman
Jeff A. Shelton
Tony Simpson       December  2014
Douglas Maxwell  November 2016
Wayne Godbery     August      2017
 
 
SSI Dive Control Training Specialist
Tony Simpson - Perfect Bouyancy Training Specialist - July 2017
 
 
SSI Assistant Open Water Instructor
Tony Simpson          August 2018
Wayne Godbery       August 2018
 
 
SSI Open Water Scuba Instructor
William Barry Burton
Marilyn S. Burton
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.
Roger Skillman
Jeff A. Shelton
Shannon Fox              10/08/17
Tony Simpson            10/06/18
  
SSI Advanced Open Water Scuba Instructor
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.     August 2013
Roger Skillman          September 2017
 
SSI Perfect Buoyancy Instructor
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.
Roger Skillman
Jeff A. Shelton
Tony Simpson           September 2017
 
SSI Stress & Rescue Instructor 
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.
Roger Skillman
Jeff A. Shelton
 
SSI React Right Instructor
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.       8/21/13
Tony Simpson            10/31/18
 
SSI Specialty Instructor - Classified Diver (Disabled Divers) 
Barry Burton                2/05/15
  
SSI Specialty Instructor - Equipment Techniques
   
SSI Specialty Instructor - Science of Diving
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.       8/31/13
 
SSI Specialty Instructor - Divemaster
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.       8/31/13
 
SSI Specialty Instructor - Navigation
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.    12/05/15
 
SSI Specialty Instructor - Dry Suit
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.     12/05/15
 
SSI Specialty Instructor - Night & L/V Diver
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.
Roger Skillman
Jeff A. Shelton
 
SSI Specialty Instructor - Altitude Diver
Jeff A. Shelton
 
SSI Specialty Instructor - Search & Recovery Diver 
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.
   
SSI Specialty Instructor - Nitrox 40
Phillip Cantrell, Jr.
Roger Skillman
Jeff Shelton                 5/02/15
 
SSI Specialty Instructor - Boat Diver
Roger Skillman
Jeff A. Shelton
 
SSI Specialty Instructor - Wreck Diver
Roger Skillman
Jeff A. Shelton
 
SSI Specialty Instructor - Recreational Deep Diver
Roger Skillman
Jeff A. Shelton
 
SSI Specialty Instructor - Side Mount Diver
Barry Burton         July 2013
 
SSI Extended Range - Nitrox Instructor
Barry Burton
 
SSI Extended Range - Cavern Instructor
Barry Burton
 
SSI Extended Range - Advanced Wreck  Instructor
Barry Burton
  
SSI Technical Extended Range - Instructor
Barry Burton
 
SSI Technical Extended Range - Gas Blender Instructor
Barry Burton
  
SSI Technical Extended Range - Technical Wreck Instructor
Barry Burton
 
SSI Technical Extended Range - Intro-to-Cave Instructor
Barry Burton
 
SSI Technical Extended Range - Basic Cave Instructor
Barry Burton
 
SSI Technical Extended Range - Full Cave Instructor
Barry Burton
 
SSI Century Instructor Recognition
Roger Skillman      - 2013
Phillip Cantrell, Jr. - 2013
 
SSI Silver 300 Instructor Recognition
Roger Skillman      - 2015
Phillip Cantrell, Jr. - 2015
 
SSI Gold 500 Instructor Recognition
 
SSI Master Scuba Instructor
William Barry Burton - July 2013
 
SSI Advanced Dive Control Specialist Instructor;
SSI Instructor Crossover Trainer
William Barry Burton - December 2014
 
 
 

 

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

 
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