GUE Instructor resumé

Liz Tribe

Vancouver Island
British Columbia, Canada

Phone: 250-702-7879
Mobile phone: 250-702-7879
Email: liz@gue.com
liz@liztribediving.ca
Website: www.liztribediving.ca

Professional

  • Westview Ford Sales, Internet & Marketing Manager
  • Comox Valley Record, Advertising
  • Cook Roberts LLP, Legal Assistant

Education

  • Limited 60 Ton Masters, Camosun College Nautical Faculty
  • Small Vessel Operator Proficiency Certification, Camosun College Nautical Faculty

Diving Qualifications

  • GUE Fundamentals Instructor
  • GUE Rec 1, 2 & 3 Instructor
  • GUE Doubles Instructor
  • GUE Dry Suit Instructor
  • GUE CCR (JJ)
  • GUE Tech 2
  • PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
  • PADI Specialty Instructor (Wreck, Night, Search & Recovery, Nitrox, Drift, Dry Suit)
  • TDI Advanced CCR Trimix (Megalodon)
  • TDI Advanced Wreck
  • TDI Advanced Nitrox Instructor
  • TDI Decompression Procedures Instructor

Diving Experience

  • Certified to dive in 2007
  • 3,000+ dives in cold water
  • Diving experience in the Pacific Northwest and Atlantic Canada

Community Involvement

  • GUE-BC President
  • Actively involved with GUE-BC mentoring divers in our area
  • Crew & support for Sea Dragon Dive Charters
  • Project Baseline
  • Vancouver Aquarium
  • Underwater Archeological Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Forces scuba training and mentoring
  • Aboriginal YOUTH First Summer Camp Scuba Program
  • Pearson College Spring Break Scuba Program

Special interests

  • Wreck diving
  • Technical diving
  • Passionate about sharing the underwater world with new divers
  • Conservation and ocean clean up
  • Grew up riding horses competitively in the hunter jumper circuit in North America and New Zealand
  • Mountain Biking
  • Backcountry Skiing
  • Rock Climbing

Publications

  • Black Press Publications, Advertising

Languages

  • English

Additional Info

Liz started diving in 2007. Her father was a commercial diver and would tell her stories about diving. Liz was intrigued and wanted to experience scuba diving for herself. Finally, for her 21st birthday, he dad bought her scuba lessons. Scuba diving was everything Liz imagined it to be and more. From the first time she laid eyes on a shipwreck underwater, she knew that underwater was where she wanted to be and she wanted to share it with others. Less than a year later, Liz had logged over 400 dives, earned her PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor rating and never looked back.

Today, Liz is a GUE Tech 2 diver and is certified on two different types of Closed Circuit Rebreathers. She has dove along the east and west coasts of Canada and the United States. On average, she logs between 300-400 dives per year. Liz strives to pass this experience on to her students so new and experienced divers can benefit from the experience she has accumulated over more than 3,000 dives.

Although Liz is a passionate technical diver and loves to explore deep shipwrecks; the most rewarding experience for Liz is watching a student light up when they go underwater for the first time. Liz’s goal as an instructor is to provide students, new and experienced, with first class training to safely and confidently explore the underwater world and share her passion for scuba diving. Diving is supposed to be simple and stress free and Liz wants to give this to her students right from the very beginning of their first scuba diving experience.


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