Scuba Technicians Registry of the U.S.A.
WWW.SCUBATEC.INFO

 The Official web site for Qualified
SCUBA TECHNICIANS of the United States of America!
 The International Register was established in 1996 by the International Association of Scuba Technicians, but the orignial site became inactive. The Scuba Technicians Registry of the U.S.A. was established in 2007 by Scuba Dive Business Owners and Technicians concerned with the qualifications & ranking of Scuba Technicians of the U.S.A., in cooperation with, diving equipment manufacturers, and dive industry experts. It is designed to recognize the Scuba Technician as a qualified professional that has met a, "standard of proficiency".

Although, these are not the only qualified scuba technicians, these are among the first to be certified within the scuba industry. Providing safe and efficient service on underwater life support systems with knowledge of multiple manufacturer's products.

The Registry requires that technicians provide proof of their training and have met the requirements for their level of recognition.
To obtain this recognition, it is necessary for the Scuba technician to have participated in an equipment program, a cylinder inspection program - provided by a recognized authority, and has attended the manufacturer’s training that covers the equipment to be serviced.


Recognition Levels:
  • TOP TEC: status is awarded to factory repair training instructors. This recognition is awarded at no charge to current training instructors.
  • MEMBERS: status is awarded to our supporters.
  • APPRENTICE TECHNICIAN: status is awarded to those apprentice technicians just starting out or still undergoing training.
  • REPAIR TECHNICIAN: must submit:
  1. Statement of 3 years OTJ training, College semester of training, or one year of OTJ under a qualified technician, include facility's and technician's name.
  2. Copy of (at least 3) manufacturers seminars attended.
  3. Be a Cylinder Inspector trained by a recognized agency.
  4.  Admission/Registration fee of $35.00
  • SENIOR TECHNICIANS: must attest to having at least 8 years experience as a repair technician.
  • MASTER TECHNICIANS: must meet above criteria and have at least 18 years experience.
  • REPAIR SHOPS, INSTRUCTIONAL CENTERS and DIVE SHOPS: *Must be sponsored by a qualified, current, technician please send short resume of facility, courses, standards and programs offered. Must include a $15 yearly fee in addition to Technician fee, a separate annual certificate of registration will be issued for the facility.
  • TECHNICIAN HALL OF FAME: Dedicated to technicians and historial figures who have improved and defined our craft. It is with reverend admiration that we acknowledge their contributions. Nominations may be mailed in along with an application and a brief bio for consideration.
New Applicants for Repair Technician status or higher please submit by mail.


Pricing for Applications or Renewals:
  • Initial Application or Upgrade: $35.00
  • Yearly Membership Renewal: $15.00 (Unless otherwise stated)
  • Repair Shop, Instructional Center, or Dive Store: *Initial Application and yearly Renewal $15.00
  • Technician Hall of Fame: Initial Application $15.00 NO Membership Renewal Fee.
  • Top Tec: FREE
The Scuba Technicians Registry of the USA. will update its registry as Active and issue a certificate of recognition upon renewal.
Application / Renewal Form Page:

The registry recognizes and supports the training provided by the various manufacturers of Scuba equipment and by independent training agencies, it further requires that proof of training and competency on the individual brands be provided by the Technician for the work performed.


Scuba Technicians Registry:
 Technician Hall of Fame:

  • Dedicated to technicians and historical figures who have improved and defined our craft, It is with reverend admiration that we acknowledge their contributions.
Bob Axelrod - Paul Caputo - Rex Cardenas - Humberto "Chino" Castillo - Jacques-Yves Cousteau - Enzo Dagnino - Emile Gagnan - Jim Habersky - Sam Ichikawa - Neil "Jake" Jacobson - Vern Pedersen -




TOP TEC: Dive Equipment Manufactur Technician Instructors:

State
City
 #
Business Name
Top Tec
Phone / e-mail / web site
Active
CA
El cajon
756
Scubapro
Dupre, Rene
954-384-7583 / renedupre@bellsouth.net / scubapro.com
yes
CA
Garden Grove
498
Catalina Cylinders
Decker, Ward
714-890-0999 / catalinacylinders@worldnet.att.com
yes
CA
Riverside
014
Luxfer Gas Cylinder



CA
Riverside
242
Luxfer Cylinder Refurb.
Daltrey, Colin
909-369-0954
yes
CA
San Leandro
370
Oceanic
Krause, Doug
Elms, Ed
(510) 562-0500 dkrause@oceanicusa.com
yes
CA
Santa Ana
x
OTS
Hott, John
(800) 550-1984 jhott@oceantechnologysystems.com
yes
CA
Santa Barbara
320
DSI (Diving Systems Intl.)
Morgan, Bev /Connie
805-965-8538
yes
CA
South El Monte
x
Ocean Master
no
(626) 582-8000


CA
Torrance
340
Pelican Products
Graham, Jim
310-326-4700
yes
CA
Vista
440
Aqualung
Phillips, Tom
760-597-5000 www.aqualung.com
yes
FL
Boca Raton 489
Mares / Dacor America Corp.
Cook, Scott
443-418-0975 / 902 Clint Moore Rd.#208 -Boca Raton, FL. 33487
yes


347
Ocean Edge/Reef



FL
Miami
029
Lawrence-Factor
Kaplan, Lawrence
305-557-7549
yes
FL
Zepherhills
197
Zeagle
Fox, Jim
813-782-5569
yes
MA
Stow
034
Hydro-Test-Products

978-897-4647 800-338-9143 / hydro-test.com

NH
Pottsmouth
009
Poseidon - Telleborg Vikin
Anderson, Magnus
603-436-1236 800-344-4458 magnus.anderson@telleborg.com
yes
NJ
Closter
298
Cressi-Sub

800-338-9143

NY
Clarence Center
208
Genesis - Sherwood
Ledbetter, Robert
761-741-4789 / genesisscuba.com
yes
OH
Galion
332
Peterbuilt
Wolfinger, Peter
419-468-2212 / scubatools.com
yes









Members:

State
City
 #
Member
Phone / e-mail / web site
Active
HI
Capt. Cook
751
Templin, Connie
808-938-7204 / idivehawaii@yahoo.com
yes
HI
Kailua-Kona
 752
Owens, Chuck
808-331-1449
yes
HI
Kailua-Kona
753
Owens, Sylvia
808-331-1449
yes



Repair Technicians:

State
City
 #
Name (last, First)
Rating Level
Phone / e-mail / web site
Affiliation - Specialty
Active
AL
Enterprise
168
Perez, George
Master Technician
x
x
no
AL
Montgomery
610
Gorman, C. J.
Repair Technician
x
x
no
CA
Concord
353
Mailey, Malcolm D.
Repair Technician
(925) 798-8262 mdmailey@juno.com
x
no
CA
x
487
Torey, Jason
Repair Technician
x
Military
no
CA
Jamul
330
Day Jr., Martin W.
Master Technician
(619) 669-3960 martin.w.day@saic.com
x
no
CA
Pine Mountain
016
Icorn, Nick
Master Technician
(805) 242-8630
Diving Museum
no
CA
x
482
Adair, Randall
Repair Technician
rajahm@juno.com
Military
no
 CA Morgan Hill 754 Nelson,  Brian D. Senior Technician (408) 463-0585
brian@pcscuba.com / www.beachhopper2.com
Beachhopper II yes
CO
x
445
Ewings, Michael T.
Repair Technician
x
Military
no
CO
x
156
Sunderlin, Terry C.
Master Technician
sunderlin@hotmail.com
x
no
CO
Erie
193
Tritt, Blaine
Repair Technician
x
x
no
CO
Erie
194
Tritt, Aaron
Repair Technician
x
x
no
CT
Greenwich
381
Brown, Donald
Repair Technician
x
x
no
FL
Coconut Grove
008
Weihe, Robert
Repair Technician
(305) 633-3960 bobdiver@aol.com
Commercial Diving
no
FL
Coral Springs
005
Crutchfield, Rex
Master Technician
x
x
no
FL
Coral Springs
488
Ferraris, Andrea
Senior Technician
(954) 255-0462 amvmlam@earthlink.com
Diving Tech. Int., Inc.
no
FL
Dania
047
Butler, Michael
Repair Technician
x
x
no
FL
Davie
010
Edler, Gary
Master Technician
x
x
no
FL
Delrey Bch.
605
Brady, Joanne
Repair Technician
(561) 637-4288 siren64@hotmail.com
x
no
FL
Ft. Lauderdale
267
McLaughlin, "Big John"
Repair Technician
(954) 523-7714
Big John Productions
no
FL
Ft. Lauderdale
508
Glass David M.
Repair Technician
x
x
no
FL
Key Largo
011
Caputo, Paul
Master Technician
IN MEMORIAM
IN MEMORIAM
no
FL
Key Largo
121
Wilson, Joe
Master Technician
(305) 453-9205 joewps@bellsouth.net
WPS Regulator Service
no
FL
Key Largo
710
Nunn, Jason
Repair Technician
(305) 453-5052 secondtonunn@hotmail.com
x
no
FL
Key West
086
Estes, Capt. Bill
Repair Technician
(305) 294-4959 wdivekw@aol.com
Diving Technologies Key West
no
FL
Miami
500
Wiggins, Julius
Master Technician
x
x
no
FL
Miramar
673
McElhaney, Craig
Repair Technician
x
Miramar Fire Rescue
no
FL
Sunrise
652
Mola, Robert
Repair Technician
(954) 748-4772
Diving Technologies Int.
no
FL
Sunrise
177
Thomson, Wendy
Repair Technician
(954) 748-4772
Diving Technologies Int.
no
FL
Royal Palm Bch.
483
Bronson, Robbie
Repair Technician
(561) 790-1686
x
no
FL
Sunrise
352
Castro, Hector
Repair Technician
x
x
no
FL
Sunrise
497
Dietrich, Mark
Repair Technician
954-472-3988
x
no
FL
Sunrise
001
Mola, Rudy
Master Technician (954) 748-4772 divetec@aol.com

Diving Tech. Int., Inc.
yes
FL
Wilton Manors
364
Georg A McJunkin
Repair Technician
(954) 568-6705 georgmcj@yahoo.com
x
no
HI
Kailua-Kona
750
Bollinger, Capt. Bradley T. Master Technician
888-294-9017
btbollinger@yahoo.con / bigislandscubarepair.com
Big Island Scuba Repair
yes
HI Kapolei 755 Elms, Ed Master Technician
91- 444 Komohana St  Unit E -Kapolei, HI, 96707
TEL / FAX (808) 682-REPAir (7372)
Da Kine Scuba Repair yes
IL
Chicago
222
Pedersen, Vern
Lifetime Achievement Award
x
x
no
IL
Oakland Park
432
Hammer, Patrick
Master Technician
x
x
no
IN
Indianapolis
345
Hamm, Earl E.
Master Technician
x
x
no
IN
Thorntown
609
Dave Gass
Repair Technician
x
x
no
  IN Yorktown 757 Smith, Bryan Repair Technician (765)748-6562
smitty714@att.net / 908 Stratford Court, Yorktown, IN
Scuba Educators International yes
KY
Lexington
627
Sperry, Will
Repair Technician
x
x
no
MA
Edgartown
252
Maxwell, Robert B.
Repair Technician
(508) 627-6859
x
no
MA
Palmer
051
Foley, William R.
Master Technician
x
x
no
NC
Hollyridge
022
Singleton, James A.
Master Technician
x
x
no
NJ
Eatontown
460
Kimmey, Mark L.
Repair Technician
x
x
no
NJ
Morganville
143
Cleary, William J.
Master Technician
x
x
no
NV
Las Vegas
69
Thompson, Mike
Master Technician
(702) 645-5813 rectekrepair@aol.com
Rec Tek Diving Repair
no
NY
NY City
625
Teitelbaum, Joel
Repair Technician
(212) 645-1234 info@leisurepro.com
Leisure Pro
no
OK
Moore
205
Autry, Dale
Master Technician
(405) 823-4677 dale@techdivers.com
Ocean Reef
no
OR
x
017
Jacobson, Neil "Jake"
Master Technician
IN MEMORIAM
x
no
OR
Portland
498
Barnes, Richard
Repair Technician
x
Military
no
OR
x
489
Shore, Darrin
Repair Technician
Military
Military
no
TX
Grapevine
049
Kloppe III, C. B.
Senior Technician
(817) 488-4999 cbk@grapevinescuba.com
Grapevine Scuba
no
TX
Grapevine
606
Williams, Larry
Repair Technician
(817) 488-4999 larry@grapevinescuba.com
Grapevine Scuba
no
TX
Livingston
223
Walton, Will
Senior Technician
(254) 29 1-5718wcwalton@roadrunner.com
Diving Technologies Texas
no
VA
x
485
Jones, Todd
Repair Technician
x
Military
no
WA
x
499
Bourland, David W.
Repair Technician
x
Military
no
WI
Boulder JCT
409
Blank, Allen
Master Technician
(715) 385-2605 ablank@newnorth.net
Diving Technologies Int.
no
WI
Florence
509
Frisque, William E.
Senior Technician
(715) 696-3666 svc4scuba@aol.com
x
no







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Repair Shops, Instructional Centers & Dive Shops:

State
City #
Business Name
Contact Person
Phone#, e-mail, web site
Active
FL
Sunrise
001
Diving Technologies
International Inc.
Mola, Rudy
(954) 748-4772 divetec@aol.com www.divingtechnologies.com
yes
FL
Key Largo
121
WPS Regulator Service
Wilson, Joe
(305) 453-9205 joewps@bellsouth.net
yes
FL
Key West
86
Diving Technologies
Key West
Estes, Bill
(305) 292-3221 wdivekw@aol.com
yes
HI
Kailua-Kona
750
Big Island Scuba Repair
Bollinger, Capt. Bradley T.
888-294-9017 btbollinger@yahoo.com
bigislandscubarepair.com
yes
HI Kapolei 755 Da Kine Scuba Repair Elms, Ed 91- 444 Komohana St  Unit E -Kapolei, HI, 96707
TEL / FAX (808) 682-REPAir (7372)
yes
NV
Las Vegas
65
Reg Tec Diving Repair
Thompson, Mike
(702) 645-5813 regtekrepair@aol.com
yes
TX
Grapevine
606
Grapevine Scuba
Williams, Larry (817) 488-4999 law@grapevinescuba.com www.grapevinescuba.com
yes







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