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Our Staff

Our Staff members are an amazing group of people. They come from all corners of the world. It is a melting pot of cultural and work experiences in different fields. However they all share their passion for Scuba Diving, love for the Ocean and the Environment.

Some join us for a few months of the season. Others have been with us for many years.

All of them contribute to make Don Foster’s Dive Cayman DNA: a casual and flexible dive company with firm principles on safety, customer service, education and with the ultimate goal of passing along our passion for the under water world.

If you want to learn more about our crew, here they are:

 Sergio - Operations Manager: Sergio grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina watching Lloyd Bridges's Sea Hunt Series. From that time on he knew he wanted to be a Diver. Learnt to dive at age 15 and became a Commercial Diver at age 18. Diving took him to may places from rivers to oceans, quarries and dams.

He has been a member of Don Foster's Dive for over 30 years.

" Diving has been part of my life for over 44 years. I am passionate about the ocean and its creatures. More than ever I want to introduce people to diving. Every dive I see something I had not seen before. I learn in every dive I make"

Sergio fell in love with the Cayman Islands and its people from day one. "The diving is superb, aboundant marine life, sheer walls, diversity, awesome visibility! Although dive sites are not to far from one another, no site is the same!"

At almost 60 he still watches Sea Hunt on Youtube! 

 

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 Cally - Office Manager: Cally multitasks taking care of the reservations, e-mails, purchasing merchandise and many many more things.

She is originally from Massachusetts, USA. Her and her family started coming to Caymans as divers since the early eighties. Water lovers they are, they decided to establish themselves here and both, Cally and her husband Bruce started working in the Dive Industry. After many dive trips and Sting Ray City trips now Cally helps our guests to find what they are looking for to make sure they get the full Cayman diving experience.

Besides loving the island life and Scuba Diving, Cally is a talented musician and singer.

If you talk or e-mail Cally, please do not hesitate to meet her while you are here. She will be very happy to know how your diving adventures with us are going.

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Lindsey- Assistant Manager: 

 

 Lindsey was born in Houston, Texas however she spend a great deal of time in Cayman since her youth. In fact her first scuba dive was here in the Cayman Islands. She loved it so much that she worked her way to the Instructor level here in Cayman.

 

Her dive and work experience has taken her to several dive destinations including Philippines, Mexico, St. Marteen, Key Largo and Cathy Church's Photo Center.

 

She loves photography, traveling and perfecting her own web site.

 

Lindsey's fave creatures are the Lettucce Leaf slugs. Orange Canyon on the West side wall of Grand Cayman is her favorite site.

 

 

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 Esteban grew up in Argentina. He started his diving adventures at the age of 15. As a Dive Instructor and Commercial Diver he visited many places in South America including Antartica. He has been a member of Don Foster's Dive for over 14 years.

Esteban believes Scuba Diving is a life style and the Ocean is his Church!

For him the best about diving is the people he meets, the under water life and the silence of the under water world.

His favorite places around Cayman are Sting Ray City and diving the Wall. He finds something and everything in every dive.

When Esteban is not diving he is dancing Tango, playing soccer or learning knitting. 

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 Jonathan, hails from the UK. Dive Instructor and Boat Captain, he is very familiar driving the entire fleet of DFD Boats. He is our main Captain for our Flagship "Emerald Eyes" our 65 feet, double deck catamaran that sails the waters of the North Sound

 

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 Leah was born in Wales. She is a great Dive Instructor and a RYA Certified Boat Captain. Currently she is the main Captain for our dive vessel Cayman Wall. And she will be very happy to know that after a couple of years at DoFo she made it in the Web Page! When not diving or sailing Leah's current project is to complete the under water scene mural on our staff lockers. 

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 Paul, Dive Instructor from the UK. Paul has expereince working and diving in several parts of the world. Besides his duties as an accomplished Instructor, he is just about to complete his Boat Captain training. A serious Liverpool Football Club fan, he knows he sees real football skills when he watches Messi play for Barcelona

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 Jenny came with Paul...and so we got lucky with a great Dive Team: "Paulnny" or "Jennaul" is the team name.

Besides been a great Dive Instructor, Jenny teaches all our CPR and First Aid classes. She also directs our Rescue & First Aid Staff re training scenarios to keep all of us up to date on our skills!

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 Eduard was born in Campdevanol, Catalonia; land of mountains and beautiful seashores, Eduard's first dive took place in "La Costa Brava" area of Girona, Spain.

He has lived in Thailand, Australia, Jordan and Sri Lanka.

Deep and Wreck Diving are his favorite Specialities and Whale Sharks are his prefered fish.

Other interests include running, swimming, reading and sky diving.



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 Nick is all the way from British Columbia, Canada.

Back in 2003 Nick experienced his first dive in Lake Okanagan. He was forever hooked with scuba.

He loves the tropics and has lived in both Bonaire and the Cayman Islands.

He enjoys cooking. He says a former job was as a Chef but since nobody ate his food he turned to Scuba Instruction and Boat Captain.

Other jobs he has experience in are lab techinican and Geology (we think those are fancy descriptions for stocking shelves in a pharmacy and quarrying rocks in the frozen tundra of Canada!)

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 JP. A South African Dive Instructor with experience diving the waters of his home country. JP, came to DoFo after working in a Dive Center in Cayman Brac.

He currently Captains Cayman Sky, our twin engine V Hull dive vessel. He enjoys Free Diving and can be found practicing his breath holding when his not busy working..

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 Mike was born in Nottingham, East Midlands, a city that has links to the legend of Robin Hood. Mike thougt he could have been a descendant of the legendary Robin but after  failed attempts with archery and swordplay he decided to try Scuba.

He did better with that and became an Instructor in Cairns, Australia.

He enjoys under water videography and had opportunity to dive in the UK, Thailand and Mexico.

 

Mike likes to play guitar, write and record music.

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 Keith is originally from New Jersey. No, he does not know Bon Jovi or Bruce Sprinsteen. But he does know several dive places having had expereince diving in Florida, BVI and now Grand Cayman.

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 Katie is also from New Jersey. She gained experience working on a busy BVI dive company. Now she brings her Scuba Instruction talents to our shores. One dive, two dives, three dives a day,more students...bring them on!

 

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 Steve is from South Africa. Surfer extraordinaire, Commercial Diver and Instructor... always in the water.

This is Steve's second time around in the files of Dofo. A few years back he went out to check the Caribbean. Now he is back in full force!

 

 

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 Hany hails from Honduras. Although a Certified Diver and First Aid - CPR trained, Hany is one of our Shore Excursion Department staff.

She has been involved with the Toursim Industry in the Caymans for the last seven years.

Hany dives for fun and even though she is a fairly new diver, she discovered how relaxing diving can be.

Her new found passion is watching all the sea creatures. Her vavorite site: Chinese Gardens in the South side. 

 

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 Jonathan is from Grand Cayman. He is a Certified Divemaster and First Aid CPR trained.

He also works on the Shore Excursion Department liasing with the Cruise Ships.

Jonathan has been involved with the Tourism Industry for 17 years and has been diving for 19.

As an avid diver, he finds the activity as the most relaxing thing you can do.

Jonathan's diving experience encompass dives in three different countries. "The visibility and marine life are espectacular. And we have a lot of different sites to explore" 

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 MidnightOur North Side Cat, welcomes all our visitors boarding our Catamarans "Skin Diver" and "Emerald Eyes".

A great helper, keeps Iguanas at bay and he is a great companion during our daily tasks. One of the best crew memebers we ever had!

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 Bonny Marina - She keeps a watchful eye on all of us from her office under the lockers or the bush. She usually shares her food with the Ching Chings or Dave the pidgeon. Her mission was to keep mice and inguanas at bay...so far iguanas are winning though.

She will exchange food for cuddling, otherwise...good luck!       

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        "Fletcher"

Dive Shop Watch Cat, always happy to receive a pet

or to be played with.

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