SDI/TDI INSTRUCTOR TRAINER #201
EXPERT REPAIR TECHNICIAN
Casey Zwaan founded Beaver Divers in 1986. He is an Instructor Trainer with over 5000 dives and has been teaching diving for 40 years. Casey is an expert when it comes to SCUBAPRO gear. He has been diving it since his first dive in 1973. Casey's newest pursuit is to focus on being a sustainable business. He is the leader of our new green team. He has also been leading divers around the world for over 40 years.
SDI OPENWATER & SPECIALTY INSTRUCTOR
Emily joined Beaver Divers in 1996 and has been an integral part of the business ever since. Emily's favorite part of the business is the travel to exotic destinations, both culturally and underwater. For Emily there is not one favorite spot. Each destination has it's own merits and fascination. She does like big animals, so destinations such as the Galapagos and Cocos Island hold special intrigue. You will find Emily almost every day running the day-to-day operations at Beaver Divers.
SDI OPEN WATER INSTRUCTOR
PADI OPEN WATER INSTRUCTOR
Eric joined Beaver Divers in 2013 after retiring from the Air Force. He received his open water certification in 1995 while stationed on the island of Guam. Throughout his career, Eric was able to travel the world while enjoying his passion for diving. Thanks to an early retirement, Eric works hard at enjoying all that the Vail Valley has to offer while still taking time to train the next generation of scuba divers.
SDI OPEN WATER & SPECIALTY INSTRUCTOR
Leeds started scuba diving in 2003. He began his professional career in 2010 by receiving his PADI Dive Master Certification, and furthered his education by earning his SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor Certification in 2014. Leeds has a deep love of the ocean, and is focused on coral reef management by conservation of apex predators and sustainable practices. Leeds is currently preparing to become a SDI Instructor Trainer.
SDI INSTRUCTOR #22874
CERTIFIED SCUBAPRO REPAIR EXPERT TECHNICIAN II
Jeff is a US Navy Veteran and longtime resident of the Vail Valley. Jeff has been diving with Beaver Divers since 2010. He is an avid international traveler and when he is not teaching diving he enjoys snowmobiling with the local snowmobile club.
SDI and SSI Open Water and Specialty Instructor
Bailey got her Open Water certification in 2006 by none-other than Beaver Divers. She became an instructor in 2018 and has since taught in Boston, Australia, Mexico and the Caribbean. She spent 10 months working as an instructor for Aggressor Liveaboards on the Turks and Caicos II, Belize IV, Bahamas and Socorro. Now she swoops into the valley every now and then to teach for Casey and Emily when she isn't tour guiding in Japan for One Life Adventures.
SDI Open Water Instructor
PADI Open Water Instructor
Craig started his diving journey with Beaver Divers and fell in love with being under the water. Craig went from Open Water Certification through Instructor with Beaver Divers and also spent time in Honduras for some additional training with PADI. From the cool waters in Colorado to tropical waters around the world there is always something amazing to see. When not diving you will find Craig enjoying all the things that Colorado has to offer.
Wendy has been active in the dive travel business for over 35 years. She assists in booking both groups and individuals.