About American Diving
In 1985, American Diving moved from the commercial diving industry to the sport diving community. Since that time we have been introducing divers of all levels to the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico right off the shore of South Padre Island.
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American Diving Staff
Capt. Tim O’Leary
| NAUI Technical Operations Director
35 years diving experience/ commercial diver
Diving Medical Officer / Commercial Diving Instructor
NAUI Instructor Trainer / Course Director
NAUI Technical Course Director
IANTD Mixed Gas Instructor
DAN 02 Instructor Trainer
PSI Inspector Trainer
First Aid & CPR Instructor Trainer
Equipment Repair Technician
U.S.C.G. 100 Ton Master
Captain Tim O’Leary is the Director of NAUI Worldwide Technical Training Operations, Course Director for NAUI Worldwide, Inspector Trainer for PSI, and the President of American Diving and Marine Salvage. He has spoken at many underwater symposiums, as well as contributing editor for Sources magazine, Advanced Diver magazine and NAUI Training publications. O’Leary has co-authored thirteen manuals on decompression for the science community
Tim O’Leary has hosted an array of scientific symposiums and conferences for the decompression science community. Tim has spoken at the UHMS conference on Deep Stops. He has had several government contracts for teaching Closed Circuit Rebreathers for military applications. He has dived in Asia, South Pacific, North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Mexico, Central and South America, and the United States both as a commercial diver as well as a technical diver instructor trainer.
O’Leary received a DMT and CHT from Jo Ellen Smith Medical Center at the Baromedical Research Institute. He has worked as Commercial Diving Instructor at the Ocean Corporation. He currently serves as a consultant for the offshore oil and insurance industry, and is a Level III NDT Technician. He is a contributor to to the NAUI RGBM Tables and related products that have been developed exclusively for NAUI Worldwide and NAUI Technical Training Operations. He has written numerous monographs on technical diving subjects as well as authoring most of the NAUI Technical Training manuals. He is a member of the Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), Society of Naval Architect and Marine Engineers (SNAME), National Association of Diver Medical Technicians (NADMT) and is an Admiral in the Texas Navy. Tim Holds a B.S. in zoology from Texas A&M. Tim speaks both English and Spanish.
Captain Diane O’Leary
| NAUI Instructor Trainer
NAUI Technical Diving Instructor
First Aid & CPR
Mixed Gas Blender Instructor
USCG Master License
USCG 100 Ton Master
Diane O’Leary is a deep gas diver and instructor on both open circuit and closed circuit systems. She has dived in the South Pacific, South America, United States and has been the first women to ever dive the USS Perry on a deep gas expedition. Diane is a Flight Attendant for Delta Airlines and speaks German, Spanish and English. Diane holds a B.A. in Journalism from Arizona State University. Diane also holds a 100 Ton Master License
Capt. Kenji Hoshino
Boat Captain / Divemaster
|USCG 100 Ton Master License.
40 Years Experience.
NAUI Divemaster.PSI Inspector.First Aid & CPR.
Technical Instructor Trainer
| NAUI Instructor
First Aid & CPR