Marina Staff

Our Knowledgeable Sales, Service & Parts Faculty

David Katzenmeyer - General Manager

David Katzenmeyer

General Manager
David Katzenmeyer, our general manager, has over 30 years of experience. When you are ready for a no-nonsense quote on a boat, motor and/or trailer, he may be reached at david@waterworldinc.com. Because of his many responsibilities, David’s availability by telephone may be limited. For questions or concerns about parts and service, please see Bob.
Eddie Paschall - Technician

Eddie Paschall

Technician
Eddie Paschall has over 30 years of experience in sales, service, custom rigging and parts. Factory trained by Mercury, Evinrude, Yamaha and Honda, Eddie may be reached at eddie@waterworldinc.com. Because his services are in so much demand, Eddie’s availability by telephone may be limited. For questions about parts and service, please see Bob or Wyatt.
Bob Gerderman - Service Manager

Bob Gerderman

Service Manager
Bob Gerdeman is our Service Manager and brings a lifetime of boating expertise, service and warranty administration. Bob can be reached at bob@waterworldinc.com

Dive Staff

Margie Dietz -

Margie Dietz

Year SCUBA Certified: 1973 NAUI, 1988 PADI Margie became a scuba instructor in 1993 and loves teaching at all levels. Highest Rating: PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. Additional Ratings: Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor, Wreck Instructor, Boat Instructor, Deep Instructor Favorite Dive Site: The Wreck of the Papoose, Off-Shore North Carolina When she is not diving, Margie works with her second passion, computing. She provides Computer-Coaching and support to individuals, small business, and non-profits. Margie has two children, three cats, and a varying number of hermit crabs.
Arnie Weksler - PADI Master Instructor

Arnie Weksler

PADI Master Instructor
Year SCUBA Certified: 1987. Arnie became a scuba instructor in 1989 and loves teaching open water students in the United States and on trips to the Caribbean. Highest Rating: PADI Master Instructor Additional Ratings: First Responder Instructor, Nitrox instructor, Wreck Diver instructor, Navigation instructor, Deep diver instructor, Equipment Specialty instructor, Night Diver instructor, Boat diver instructor. Favorite Dive Site: Punta Sur in Cozumel, Mexico. When he is not diving, Arnie is polishing his photography skills or spending time with his lovely wife, Pam, his two children or his entertaining ferrets.
Bob Shaw -

Bob Shaw

Brett Russ - PADI MSDT

Brett Russ

PADI MSDT
Year SCUBA Certified: 1986. 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. 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. 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.
Matt Weksler -

Matt Weksler

Matt has been diving since he was just 13 years old and there was no keeping him out of the water after that! Matt obtained a multitude of specialties after completing his advanced open water. Some of those many specialties include deep diver, rescue diver, drift diver and equipment specialty. Matt developed his passion into a full-time career and achieved professional status as a Dive Master while working full time at Water World. Matt has been at Water World since 2011 and has enjoyed cultivating a great customer atmosphere! Matt is a skilled equipment specialist and can help you with all your gear and training needs! Matt also enjoys diving in the local quarries to hone his skills for open water in the Atlantic and Pacific. So make sure you ask him about travel, he is a guru at packing! When Matt is not at work you can find him spending time with his wife and two fur kids, Westley and Mako. Matt met his wife, Meredith, when she came to the shop to take her Open Water class! Matt enjoys SCUBA diving with friends and his favorite dive spot is Cozumel, Mexico where he can drift dive. Matt also enjoys kayaking, hiking, and is a skilled video gamer.