Captain Jim Driscoll is a Viet Nam veteran with more than 40 years of diving & vessel operation experience. He is retired from ~30 years active duty US Coast Guard service.
Jim is a NASE Instructor Trainer, PADI DSAT Tec Deep & Trimix Instructor, DSAT Gas Blending Istructor, IANTD Technical/Trimix & Public Safety Diver Instructor, PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Emergency First Response Instructor, DAN Instructor and fully certified cave diver. He also holds a U.S. Merchant Marine 100-ton Masters License, a Barbados Speed Boat License, a BS in Marine Engineering Technology & AS in Electrical Engineering Technology.
Jim served as the US Coast Guard Liaison Officer to the US Navy Diving & Salvage Program and Assistant Training Officer for all diver training at the US Navy’s largest diver training facility. His US Navy dive qualifications included Second Class Diver, Basic Diving Officer, Ship's Salvage Diving Officer, and Mixed Gas HEO2 Diving Officer. Jim was the first US Coast Guardsman to ever serve as a "full voting member" of the US Navy's prestigious Master Diver Selection Board.
Certification Agencies & Standards
All training is conducted in strict compliance with internationally recognized training agencies' standards. Courses are offered with IANTD, PADI, PADI DSAT, Emergency First Response or DAN certification as is appropriate for the course.
Photo by Bela Molnar
Dressed for hazmat dive
Unless otherwise noted all photographs used on this website were taken by Jim or Judy Driscoll.
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