Following college, Tom got into the travel business working as an agent, and later, with COMAIR, a Delta Connection Carrier. Following the corporate world, Tom recalls, “throwing up my hands and saying ‘what do I want to do'”.
Tom gained his instructor in 1995 and went to work in 1996 at Red Sail Sports in Cayman where he spent six months.. Following 18 months in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Tom was brought back to Cayman, where he worked for Parrots Landing and Tortuga Divers. before managing the business office for eight years at the Cayman Aggressor IV.
After 1.5 years away, Tom returned to Cayman with Off The Wall Divers.
When not diving in Cayman, Tom is usually diving somewhere else around the world or snow skiing. Another love of Tom’s is the CM Ranch in Dubois, WY. This area of the country was introduced to the him as a youngster and in the 70s, Tom even worked on the ranch. Now, Summer is not complete without a visit to beautiful area of the US.
Diving locations: Key Largo and the East Coast of Florida, Dominica, Belize, Galapagos, Ireland, North Carolina, BVIs, USVIs, Cozumel, Micronesia (Yap, Chuuk, Palau), and the Philippines.
Hobbies: Music of the 60s, 70s, and Carolina Beach music; Royal Doulton collection (over 500 pieces) and a Kentucky Derby Glass collection (encompassing both glasses and ‘shots’). Snow skiing is also a passion.
This enthusiastic and out going young lady joined Off The Wall Divers in November 2015, after a short time off-island, traveling Central and South America.
Previously, Charlie spent time teaching at Indepth Watersports and had a two (2) year stint with Deep Blue Divers, both on Grand Cayman.
Before landing on the big island in 2012, Charlie worked in Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, St. Martin and Egypt.
Charlie’s sister, Jess, previously worked for Sunset Divers on Grand Cayman. She remains on the island in the corporate world.
Come visit Charlie and get in some diving. . . . you will find her teaching, as well as running the boat, and we say, WELCOME BACK CHARLIE!
Hailing from Plainview, NY, Randy joined the staff in mid-2016. Previously, he spent two (2) years with the operation formerly known as Divers Down and three (3) years at Divers Supply where he specialised in gear repair. Randy has progressed from sale and repair tech to an instructor and boat captain.
Having traveled to Grand Cayman since he was 13 years old, the move to the “big island” took place in April 2011.
Some of Randy’s loves are rock music (he does not listen to much of anything more he says) and tennis, where he played eight (8) years.
Randy is one (1) of three (3) boys (brothers Chad and Jake).
Great diving operation-early morning dives-take care of all your gear-extremely professional divemasters. Will definitely dive with them on every trip to C.I.