GUE Instructor resumé

David Rhea

346 Deer Run Drive
Maryville, TN 37803

Mobile phone: (352)870-4056
Email: david.rhea@mac.com
Website: www.Davidrheainc.com

Professional

  • 1996 - Present SCUBAPRO, El Cajon, CA. Business Development Manager; Florida territory manager.
  • 1988 - 1996 Rhea's Diving, Inc., Maryville, TN. Founder & Owner, Tennessee's premier cave and technical diving headquarters for over 10 years.
  • 1987 - 1988 Kapalua Dive Center, Akumal, Mexico. Manger & Instructor; One of the earliest cave diving facilities in Mexico.
  • 1985 - 1987 Scuba Dudes, Knoxville, TN. Owner. Area commercial diving for Tennessee Valley Authority, ALCOA, Tennessee Wildlife Agency, Army Corp of Engineers.

Education

  • 1981-1982 University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN
  • Course of study microbiology.
  • 1980-1981 Pellissippi State College Knoxville, TN
  • Course of study biology.

Diving Qualifications

  • Recreational GUE
  • Overhead GUE
  • Technical GUE
  • Rebreather GUE
  • DPV NACD, NSS/CDS
  • Instructor at various levels ANDI, CMAS, IANTD, NACD, NSS/CDS, NAUI, PADI, TDI, YMCA

Diving Experience

  • Over 5,000 logged dives
  • 1,500+ cave dives
  • 200+ cave dives below 200'

Special interests

  • GUE Training Council Member
  • GUE BOD member
  • GUE Exploration and Research project Pantelleria Italy
  • GUE Exploration and Research project Narvik, Norway
  • GUE Exploration and Research project Akumal, Mexico
  • GUE Deep Reef Exploration Bimini, Bahamas
  • GUE Exploration and Research project Woodville Karst Plain - RB80 team
  • WKPP Training Coordinator
  • NACD Training Director position held for 4 years; Board of Director member for 9 years.
  • Cave exploration in Bahamas, Bonaire, Caymans, Florida, Mexico, and Tennessee.


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