About Scuba World Inc. of Dover, Delaware

Scuba World has been training scuba divers and servicing the diving community since 1989. We have multiple instructors on staff, so we can accommodate your schedule, anytime day or night. Many of our instructors started off as Open Water Divers and received all of their scuba training from us. We have a team of home grown divemasters, assistant instructors, and instructors. We like to think of ourselves as a family. So when you’re ready to join us and make your dreams a reality, swing by the shop, or give us a call. We can’t wait to blow bubbles with you!

our staff


Darrell is a PADI Course Director. He enjoys teaching professional level courses.


Jessica is a PADI Elite Silver Course Director, Poseidon rebreather instructor, & PADI Mermaid Instructor Trainer.


Chip is a Master Instructor and a Handicapped Scuba Association Instructor.


Jared is an IDC Staff Instructor, and a Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Counselor.


Matt is a Master Scuba Diver Trainer with particular interest in local quarry Drysuit diving.


Jason is a Master Scuba Diver Trainer who is also retired from the US Air Force.


You’ve never met a Master Scuba Diver Trainer more excited to point out pufferfish or flounder than Victoria!


Ryan is a Master Scuba Diver Trainer who loves to do coral restoration projects, hunt lionfish to protect the reef, and hunt for Meg teeth.


Jess has a background in Education which made scuba instruction a breeze.


Calvin is an Open Water Scuba Instructor who loves to blow bubbles with divers for the first time. 


Nick is a retired from the US Air Force and a Master Scuba Diver Trainer. Join him for a wreck dive!


Kathy, Assistant Instructor & 25 year Scuba World veteran, will be at quarry / Florida Keys trips.


Brian is an Assistant Instructor who has particular interest in wreck diving and deep diving.


Mark is a Divemaster who loves to take new divers under water for the first time. His student’s call him patient.


Joe is retired US Army and a Divemaster. He enjoys teaching Discover Scuba and Refresher Courses


Riley is our Junior Divemaster: always willing to help set up gear or be a victim for the Rescue Diver Courses!


Robert is an Open Water Scuba Instructor who has particular interest in spearfishing and underwater photography.

Captain Mikey

Mikey is a Master Instructor and Boat Captain. We love to visit him at his new home in the Florida Keys.

Captain Sonny

Sonny is our most “seasoned” instructor and resident knot expert.


The Scuba World Staff is like a family. Let us welcome you to the underwater world and show you our passion for the world below the surface.