Megan


PADI MSDT and diver for 10+ years, eMarketing executive for PADI Americas.

Recent blog posts written by Megan

Andrew Raak: Dive Instructor for Beginners and Billionaires

Andrew Raak: Dive Instructor for Beginners and Billionaires

5 May, 2015 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

When we asked PADI Pro Andrew Raak for his job title, he suggested:  Freelance Dive Instructor for beginners to billionaires, and everyone in between. Sounds like a great gig to us! Read on to learn more about the adventures of Andrew… Originally from Philadelphia, Andrew developed a fascination with the ocean […]

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We Asked PADI Staff: What is Your Favorite Scuba Course and Why?

We Asked PADI Staff: What is Your Favorite Scuba Course and Why?

17 February, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

We asked PADI Staff to tell us about their favorite scuba course – one they took as a diver, or their favorite course to teach as an instructor. Mary Kaye Hester – PADI Training (Americas) Rescue Diver – I loved the feeling of empowerment it gave me when I took […]

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PADI Certification for Navy Divers

PADI Certification for Navy Divers

21 January, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

An agreement between NDSTC, US Navy Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (Navy COOL), and the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) allows Navy divers to earn a PADI Advanced Open Water certification at no additional cost for Navy-enlisted personnel. Additional fee-based options are available for non-Navy personnel – read on for details. […]

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We Asked PADI Staff: How do you fuel up for a day of diving?

We Asked PADI Staff: How do you fuel up for a day of diving?

8 December, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

We asked PADI Staff: How do you fuel up for a day of diving? Turns out we’re a group of banana fans and caffeine heads! Budd Riker – PADI Training Consultant (Americas) Espresso, string cheese and bananas. Juanita Seino – Senior PADI Customer Service Representative (Americas) Water, yogurt and bananas. […]

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20 Popular Gift Ideas for Scuba Divers

20 Popular Gift Ideas for Scuba Divers

8 November, 2014 at 11:00 am 1 comment

Throughout the year I keep a list of new and fun gift ideas for scuba divers. This year features some past favorites as well as new finds. Below is a list of 20 items in a variety of price ranges to suit diving newbies and old salts alike. When shopping […]

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We Asked PADI Staff: What’s Your Favorite Underwater Creature?

We Asked PADI Staff: What’s Your Favorite Underwater Creature?

16 October, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

What’s your favorite underwater animal? Check out PADI Staff answers, and let us know your favorite by leaving a comment below! Matt Wenger – Consultant, Training & Quality Management (Europe, Middle East and Africa Office – EMEA) Without any doubt: eagle rays! They are majestic great and elegant swimmer, just […]

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