Experienced Staff in Key Largo

Our Professional Education Staff consists of 6 PADI Course Directors, 3 of which have been consistently awarded Platinum Status. They are supported by our robust staff of PADI Master Instructors and PADI IDC Staff Instructors. All together they form our dedicated IDC/CDC team and they have come together to create the best real world training environment you could ask for. We put this team together not just because of their experience, but because we believe our team philosophy and approach translates to a better learning experience for our Instructor Candidates.

Our Diving Staff Members:

  • Kell Levendorf
    PADI Career Development Director/Risk Manager


    PADI Master Instructor

    DAN Instructor

    Somewhere in his family archives there is an old B&W photo of Kell Levendorf, circa 1965, watching Sea Hunt on a B&W TV, wearing his bathing suit, "flippers," and with a mask firmly on his forehead, 'a la' Mike Nelson.

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    Billy Wise
    General Manager


    PADI Platinum Course Director

    Billy's first introduction to scuba came by way of his father. At an early age, Billy assisted his dad on various commercial diving jobs along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. In 1978, Billy became a PADI Open Water diver and began exploring recreationally around the globe.

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  • D.J. Wood
    AKA "Oz"


    PADI Master Instructor

    USCG 100T Master Captain

    D.J. started diving quite by accident in 1999 when he visited the Florida Keys for Christmas vacation. The resort mixed up his dolphin swim reservations, and they offered to make up for it with a Discover Scuba Class. The rest is history, as they say.

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  • IDC Course Schedule

    We run PADI IDC's about once a month throughout the year, so you are never more than a few days away from our next class cycle!

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  • Career Package Builder

    Use our package wizard to walk you through creating your own custom IDC package of courses, complete with pricing breakdown.

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  • PADI IDC Report

    What is the experience like? Follow all of the days and weeks activities with our IDC staff and candidates.

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  • Featured Specialty Course

    See what our featured specialty of the month is, and learn why it's important to your professional diving career.

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  • Testimonial: Tom Brady

    From the moment I arrived I felt completely welcome, Allison and the front desk staff helped me to arrange an...

    Photograph of Tom Brady at Rainbow Reef IDC in Key Largo, FL
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