Expertise DescriptionI have more than 20 years experience in diver training. My experience includes all levels of SCUBA diving. My expertise includes: rebreather training; pulmonary embolisms; instructor training; wreck diving; equipment manufacturing; public safety diving; and safe diving protocol. I have prior experience as a criminal investigator. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: SCUBA related fatalities; Diving equipment failure; Diving equipment design; Life support equipment application; SCUBA related accidents; Rebreather design and application; Technical diving accidents; Standards for instructor training.
My consulting services include: Scuba training standards, text and material development; Scuba equipment application, design and marketing; Scuba accident analysis; Internationally recognized expert on safe diving procedures; Internationally published expert on diving accident analysis.
|BS||Criminal Justice||minor in forensic Psychology||Appalachian State University|
|US Army Criminal Investigators School|
|Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)|
|SCUBA Schools International (SSI)|
|International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers (IANTD)|
|Instructor Trainer Certifications include all recreational diver levels and technical specialities|
|Over 60 international diving certifications at instructor trainer / certifier|
Awards & Affiliation
|Numerous international and regional seminars presented|
Technical Diving Division of SCUBA Schools International
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases