WATERDOGS SCUBA and SAFETY LLC was established in 2013 with the aim of providing high quality service to the SCUBA diving community within Middle Tennessee and Kentucky. As a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center, WATERDOGS SCUBA and SAFETY LLC has gained not only the respect from the local community, but now has an outstanding reputation worldwide. As Clarksville's premier SCUBA diving facility, we offer quality service for the recreational, technical and public safety diving community.
From trips throughout the continental US and international travel, we guarantee you the best diving, not only in Tennessee, but all around the world.
With over 100 years of combined experience, we guarantee the highest standards of quality in terms of teaching, safety and service.
So start your PADI Adventure with us today, get diving and change your life. Our dynamic team is here to assist you step by step...What are you waiting for?
PADI Course Director, Public Safety and Handicapped SCUBA Trainer with years of Instructor and Divemaster experience in various diving disciplines. Manages Waterdogs' dive programs with agencies, organizations, and academic institutions. Instructs Emergency First Response and related specialties. Fun and safety are paramount in everything we do. We encourage you to visit and see for yourself.
Started Scuba diving in 1967, served 25 years in the US Marines, is a PADI Staff Instructor with many Speciaity Instructor Ratings, and holds Tech and Cave certifications.
For CPR and First Aid, I'm an Emergency Response Instructor and DAN Trainer I also teach American Heart and American Red Cross courses.
Our Mission: Providing you professional customer service, while offering you the highest quaility of products and training available.
Steve handles all things back office. From equipment repair, rentals to Nitrox fills, Steve is a PADI Open Water Instructor, EFR Instructor and working on Specialities. During the busy season, you may find Steve out teaching or taking pictures on Sundays at the quarry.
Craig started in our VA program in 2019. Since then, he has progressed up to Open Water Scuba Instructor and become a member of our shop operations staff.
Sam got Open Water certified in the summer of 2019. Since then, he's fallen in love with the sport. He has been a member with Waterdogs coming on a year now.
Hannah got Open Water certified in August 2010. She was with Waterdogs when it originally opened. Since then she has gone all the way up to Open Water Scuba Instructor and can't wait to learn more. She says, "Waterdogs is my family, and I cherish every moment with them. I can't see myself anywhere else but here."
Aaron got certified with us through the VA Program January 2019. He is now up to Master Scuba Diver Instructor. He is the Program Manager at Waterdogs and can't wait to take his career in diving even further.
Glenda has been in the SCUBA industry since 2011 is a Emergency First Response Instructor, a Social Event Coordinator and assits in sales.
You will find Patrick out at the quarry just about every weekend. He loves teaching new students.
Chris is a PADI Master SCUBA Diver Trainer as well as a Speciality Instructor. Devoted public safety diver looking for new ways to improve the diving of himself and his buddies. Great mentor for new divers and extremely dependable for everyone in every situation. Ready to help you be the best and safest you can be! His year round experience can keep you diving in any water.
Dedicated Instructor with over 10 years of steady diving experience. EFR instructor who really enjoys working with students and making things run smoothly behind the scenes. Safety conscious with a strong sense of managing risk while ensuring diving is fun in any conditions. Trains divers in all skills and by incorporating expertise in the body and its systems.
David is a PADI Open Water Instructor working on his specialty courses.
Tom is a PADI Open Water Instructor working on his speciality courses.
Super experienced diver and Instructor with loads of energy and expertise. Started diving in 1984 and is a warm water diving specialists with bucket list dives completed all over the Western hemisphere. Very conscientious to a student's need for safety while still enjoying the adventure- a huge part of the team!
Started diving in 2004 with extensive experience in both warm and cold water. Certified Divemaster and EFR Instructor who is respected highly by fellow divers. Very observant and quick to action when necessary to make everyone's experience as enjoyable and risk free as possible. Always ready to help dive groups when they need it. A definite asset you can count on!