Instructor Bio | Brett Russ

Brett Russ


Year SCUBA Certified: 1986

Highest Rating: PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer. 

Additional Specialty Ratings: Deep Diver Instructor, Enriched Air (Nitrox) Instructor, Wreck Diver Instructor, EFR Instructor, Boat Diver Instructor, Equipment Specialist Instructor, Drift Diver Instructor, Underwater Navigator Instructor, Night Diver Instructor, Search & Recovery Instructor, Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor, Project Aware Instructor, AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Instructor.

Favorite Dive Site: my most recent dive was off of Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Brett became a scuba instructor after retiring from the military as a helicopter pilot. He loves teaching and sharing his enthusiasm for scuba diving and travelling.

When he is not diving, Brett enjoys travelling with his wife, Diane, playing tennis, running, sailing, and flying. Brett has a daughter in the Peace Corps in Paraguay, South America.