Certifying Organization(s) PADI
Certifications and Certification Year: PADI IDC Staff Instructor 2014; PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer 2012; PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor 2010; PADI Dive Master 2007; EFR Instructor 2010; Oxygen First Aid Instructor 2011; PADI Specialties Instructor 2010-2014; Diving With A Purpose Instructor 2011.
Dive Trip Locations: Domestically, Kim has been diving in Virginia, North & South Carolina, Florida, Georgia,and Nevada. He also has extensive experience throughout the Caribbean, Central America, Red Sea, Great Lakes, Mexico, as well as Galapagos, Guam, Hawaii, Philippines, Palau, Yap, Malaysia, Indonesia, Maldives, Papua New Guinea and United Arab Emirates.
Certifications currently attaining: Master Instructor
Biography: Kim Walker first became interested in scuba diving in 1997 while stationed at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. He subsequently became a certified diver and his passion in diving took off in the years that followed. He pursued several dive opportunities that included joining Underwater Adventure Seekers, sought advanced certifications, and most importantly, became an avid diver with over 1000 logged dives. Kim strongly felt the need to give back to the sport and share his experiences with others by becoming a scuba instructor. From teaching introduction & advanced classes, to specialty skills and marine education, Kim takes personal pride in making everyone the best possible diver. In addition, Kim is a National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientific diver focusing on underwater archeology and a life member of the National Association of Black Scuba Divers (NABS).