Jeff Loflin

I dive and have been diving almost every week for the past 30 plus years and I still love every dive. I am currently the Dive Safety Officer for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, part time PADI Instructor Examiner and Tec Consultant, Former chairman of the board and current member of the National Speleological Society Cave Diving Section/Training Committee, test diver for several technical equipment manufacturers to include sidemount and CCR’s. I am President of Jeff Loflin Diving and train divers and instructors worldwide in technical diving. I am a commercial and scientific diver and serve on several Public Safety Dive Teams.

I was the owner/operator of Adventures Underwater, a PADI 5 star I.D.C facility in Tampa, F.L. for 16 years. I served as an adjunct faculty member in the Marine Sciences Department at the University of Tampa for 8 years and taught 5 diving courses (Mar 100 through Mar 105-Unwaterwater Techniques) approved for college credit. I am a certified underwater bridge inspector with the Florida Department of Transportation.

Teaching Credentials:

  • TDI- Advanced Trimix/Wreck/Cave/Sidemount Instructor
  • SDI- Sidemount/DPV
  • ERDI- Contaminated water OPS Instructor/Full FaceMask
  • PADI Technical Instructor Trainer
  • PADI Sidemount Trimix Instructor Trainer
  • IANTD Trimix / Tec Cave / Wreck Instructor
  • Dan Instructor Trainer
  • EFR Instructor Trainer
  • NSS-CDS Cave Instructor
  • NSS-CDS Sidemount Instructor
  • NSS-CDS DPV Instructor
  • NSS-CDS Stage Instructor
  • NSS-CDS Deep Cave Instructor

    (all classes conducted in Sidemount)

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