Our Team

Our full-time staff is dedicated to providing the highest level of service for our customers.  Our Instructors and guides are full-time dive professionals who eat, sleep and breathe cave diving! They are a highly motivated team who enjoys cave diving as their pass time, not only in Mexico, but around the globe. Their vast experience in international cave diving and instruction gives them the unique capability to share with you techniques and procedures that hold up in any cave environment.

Patrick

Patrick

Patrick is from Austria and is one of the owners of the ProTec Dive Centers . Patrick is a PSAI Instructor Trainer for CCR Cave, DPV, Trimix and Sidemount and holds Instructor Trainer Evaluator Status for certain levels. He is one of the creators of the PSAI CCR Cave class and the codesigner of the XDeep Stealth 2.0.

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Kim

Kim

Kim was born in Sweden and is one of the owners of the ProTec Dive Centers. He can be found mostly in the Tulum Facility, where he teaches all types of cave diver certifications and various specialties. Kim has lived and worked in Tulum since 2003. His true passion in life is cave exploration.

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Rosalba

Rosalba

Rosalba, a Mexican native, works at ProTec Playa and handles most of the in-house accounting and permit organization for both dive centers. Without Rosalba in our live’s things would be alot harder for sure! Here from the very start for over 18 years and counting! 

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Jaime

Jaime

Jaime was born in Spain and works out of the Tulum Facility as a cave guide and Cave Instructor. Jaime is in love with Sidemount and CCR diving and has visited France, Florida, Madagascar, Sardinia and Mallorca for cave diving,

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Skanda

Skanda

When he is not travelling the world diving caves and warming hearts with his smile, he is at home in Tulum, hiking the jungle to find new caves and teaching the next generation of cave divers how it’s done.

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Tamara

Tamara

As passionate about diving as they come! Owner of Dive like a Ninja and she eats like a Pirate. With Tamara, your day will be more than just a course or an excursion, it will be an amazing experience!

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Elliot

Elliot

Elliot hails from England, growing up on an island surrounded by water he discovered diving as a child. A pure educator at heart, he finds the most distinguished ways of describing skills and drills to his students.

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Jake

Jake

 Jake is originally from Canada and he’s the youngest member of our team, but don’t let that fool you! His drive and dedication inspires the rest of us to be our at best and perform at the highest level everyday.

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Tamara

Tamara

Born and raised in Quintana Roo, naturally Tamara has grown up in and around the water. The newest member of our team, she has a passion for diving that is infectious. 

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Nelson

Nelson

Nelson is Rosalba’s brother and Tulum’s store manager. `Known and loved for his infectious smile and great attitude, Nelson will always go out of his way to help.

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Melqui

Melqui

Melqui is our man when it comes to keeping all the tanks full and the compressors and membrane system running. Making sure that the gas is safe.

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Carlos

Carlos

Carlos is based out of our Playa Del Carmen shop working with his sister, Rosalba, ensuring the shop is running like clockwork.

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“Had an amazing time learning new skills with dedicated and gifted instructors.”

Scott H

USA

Scott H

USA