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Brian was certified in 1987 and has been involved with diver training since 1989. Brian holds a Bachelors and Master degree in Marine Biology and is United States Coast Guard Captain. He has worked as as scientific diver for over 15 years, diving with NOAA, EPA, and USN. Brian currently holds instructor ratings with SSI, PADI, PDIC and DAN. Brian is the dive coordinator and lead instructor for the Hollywood Fire Rescue Dive Team, where he currently works as a career firefight/paramedic on the Special Tactics Team. He also continues to work in the diving field as a part-time commercial diver and field support technician, also as a scientific diver for NOVA Southeastern University Physical Oceanography Lab and Fish Lab.