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 Summer Hours:

 

Sunday:  Closed

Monday-Friday:  10:30-5:30

Saturday:  10:30-3:00

 

 

 

Upcoming

Trips 


 Join us on the Avalon for an amazing week of diving in the beautiful Bahamas.  Trip dates are June 10-16 and prices are $1395 per person.  Sign up now!  Space is limited.  Click the link below for more information

 

 

 Dream Weaver Dive Travel

http://dreamweaverdivetravel.com/home.html


 

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Staff and Instructors

 

Owners

 Steve Gann

Steve has been a diver since 2008, but has loved sailing, fishing, and being on the water far longer than that.  He is a certified PADI Divemaster.  Our shop is guided by his dedication to customer service and fun-loving attitude.  With Steve at the helm, Ocean Impact has become the region's leading PADI dive shop!

 

Miller Scott

Miller has been diving since 1988.  In 1993, he decided to take his love of scuba to the professional level by obtaining his Divemaster and Instructor certifications.  He is currently a Master Insructor and enjoys assisting dive students with continuing their adventures in diving, whether recreational or professional.  Miller also works as a commercial diver.  Although he enjoys most outdoor activities, his favorites include diving, boating, and snow skiing.

 

Instructors

Tyler Ayres

Ty followed his diving passion all the way to the instructor level.  He is also our lead regulator technician.  He loves to dive anywhere and at any time!  If you are looking for Ty during the summer season, you'll probably have to go underwater at Lake Tenkiller to find him!  He also loves hunting for antique bottles.

 

Lena Robertson

"I love to dive, therefore I became an instructor so others can love to dive as well."

 

Neil Brownlow

Neil loves being around (or under) the water, so diving was a natural progression for him.  He is currently a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT). He enjoys helping people earn their Open Water certifications, saying he "has the privilege of watching them surprise themselves by just what they are capable of."

 

Greg Ables

Greg loves to travel the world, exploring all the dive sites he can find, often with his son Connor.  He is currently a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) who spends a lot of time at the shop and is always willing to help.  If you're lucky, you may catch him grilling up burgers at the shop in the summertime.  MUSKRAT. FINS UP!

Mike Glenn

 

Mike has been a certified diver since 2009, and earned his PADI Divemaster certification shortly thereafter, in 2011. He just recently received his PADI Instructor certification in 2015.  He is also one of our ceritified regulator technicians.  He likes to help with the classes, and interact with students.  Mike loves diving in Hawaii, and hunting for antique bottles with Tyler.

Lindsay Scott

Lindsay has been a certified diver for 15 years, and is currently an AAUS scientific diver, PADI EFR Instructor, and PADI Scuba Instructor.  She has a college background in business and a lifelong devotion to scuba.  She loves helping people with every aspect of diving, from picking exactly the right piece of gear to learning new skills in the water.


James Brown

 

 JB is a highly dedicated PADI instructor. He loves working with his students and getting in the water any chance he gets.

 


Divemasters

 

Russell Thornton

Russell has been an Open Water diver since 2009. His immediate obsession with diving led to his Divemaster certification in 2012. He travels often to pursue his passion for beaches and blue water. His favorite dive sites include Utila Honduras, the Exuma Islands of the Bahamas, Palancar Reef in Cozumel, and the cenotes of Mexico. For Russell, diving has provided many awesome memories shared with his daughter and countless other friends along the way.

 

Austin Gann

 Austin is a PADI divemaster and enjoys helping atround the shop here and there.

 

Gordon Janway

Gordon became a certified diver in 2002, and has earned his PADI Divemaster certification.  He enjoys traveling to various dive destinations such as Cozumel and Honduras. 

 

Jason Rogers

Jason has been a certified diver since 2009, and has achieved his PADI Divemaster certification.  He loves teaching people to scuba.  His interests include woodworking, self-defense, puppy dogs, long walks on the beach, and playing his guitar on the water's edge as the sun sets.

 

Kenny Simmons

Kenny earned his Open Water certification in 2011, and is now a PADI Divemaster.  He enjoys helping with classes, spending time with his basset hound and chocolate lab, and listening to Jason play guitar on the beach.