Special Advisories - Divemaster, Assistant Instructors and Instructors

Special Advisories - Divemaster, Assistant Instructors and Instructors

The following Special Notice section is designed to protect consumers against misrepresentation. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the dive centers or resorts listed, please contact the Quality Management Department.

Last Name

First Name

No.

City

Country/Region

Special Notice

Abdelrehim

Abdelrehim

 

Hurgada

Egypt

Has not been a PADI Member since March 2005.

Abdou

Amro

60049

Sharm el Sheikh

Egypt

Has not been a PADI Member since 2010 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Acevedo, Jr.

Efrain

 

Isabela

Puerto Rico

Has not been a PADI Member since 1990.

Acosta

James

 

Fresno

CA, USA

Has never been a PADI Instructor.

Aizawa

Hideki

823797

Fukuoka

Japan

Is no longer a PADI Member. 20-Sep-2012

Aksenov

Vicktor

625821

Nizhny Novgorod

Russia

Has never been a PADI instructor, and he is not allowed to conduct PADI training.

Alacid

Elsa Alvarez

360857

Barcelona/Ticao Island

Spain/Philippines

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level. (19 September 2019)

Alcantara

Franklin

242589

La Altagracia

Dominican Republic

Has not been a PADI Member since 2009 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Allway

Richard

601261

Ely

England

Is no longer a member of PADI.

Alqudsi

Tariq

510181

Aqaba

Jordan

Has not been a PADI Member since 2022 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Alsuwait

Abdulaziz S.

456146

Jazan

Saudi Arabia

Has not been an EFR Member since 2020 and is not authorized to represent himself as an EFR Member at any level.

Amundsen

Tom

 

Oslo

Norway

Has never been a PADI Instructor.

Anderson

Dane

642376

 

Malta/England

Has not been a PADI Member since 2011 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Arrigo

Edward

 

Sliema

Malta

Is not a PADI Instructor.

Arturo

Gugma

260614

Coron

Philippines

Has not been a PADI Member since 2010 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level. (15th September 2017)

Assaf

Jamil

615556

Beirut

Lebanon

Is no longer a PADI member (28 November 2005)

Astleford

Robert

 

Kailua

HI, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Avery II

James

161160

Hagatna

Guam, US

Is not a PADI Instructor and cannot conduct any PADI training

Ayub

W A Hishamuddin

463011

Tioman

Malaysia

Has not been a PADI Member since 2009 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Azzouni

Cal

 

New York

NY, USA

Is not a PADI Instructor and cannot conduct any PADI training

Baccar

Selim

185273

Tunis

Tunisia

Is no longer a PADI member (30 October 2008)

Bartmanovitch

Robert A.

 

Winnipeg

Canada

Is not a PADI Member

Basolius

Bobby Jones

485780

Tawau

Malaysia

Has not been a PADI Member since 2011 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level

Beaulac

Richard

486408

 

Vietnam

Is not authorized to conduct PADI and EFR courses and programs.

 

Bener

Marcus

77472

Gothenburg

Sweden

Has not been a PADI Member since 2016 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Bernard

Michael

234629

Minocqua

WI, USA

Is not authorized to conduct PADI and EFR courses and programs.

Berning

Stephen

339816

Cebu

Philippines

 Is no longer a PADI Member (6 February 2020)

Bianciardi

Leandro

  

Italy

Is not a PADI Member and he is not authorized to conduct any PADI courses.

Bianciardi

Leonardo

  

Italy

Has not been a PADI Member since 1998.

Bin Annuar

Adam

395387

Tioman

Malaysia

Has not been a PADI Member since 2017 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Birkan

Tanis

980453

 

Indonesia

Has not been a PADI member since 2014 and has never been a PADI Course Director.

Boffetti

Daniel

903855

Cap D’Agde

France

Has not been a PADI Member since 2006 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Boonyapaet

Prusya

91169

Phuket

Thailand

Has not been a PADI Member since 2011 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Bordie

Pappy

  

Mauritius

Is not and has never been a PADI Member.

Brabham

Mike

622543

Edinburgh

Scotland

Has not been a PADI Member since 2004 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

 

Braddock

C. Brad

421128

Fayetteville

AR, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member. 19-Aug-2020

 

Breaux

Sloane

311196

Huffman

TX, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level. (25 June 2015)

 

Brooker

Stephen

470966

Cairns

QLD, Australia

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Brooks

Jeff

 

Fort Wayne

IN, USA

Is not a PADI Member and he is not authorized to conduct any PADI training.

Broser

Di Werner

947309

Wien

Austria

Is no longer a PADI Member. (30 May 2013)

Buchanan

Harold

160802

Newberry Park

CA, USA

Is not and has never been a PADI Instructor.

Budden

Ian R.

464864

Burleigh Heads

QLD, Australia

Has never been a PADI Member.

Buenviaje

Julius Cesar

472822

Palawan

Philippines

Has not been a PADI Member since 2013 and is not authorized to teach any PADI courses.

 

Burkos

Jay

334062

Allentown

PA, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level. (16 April 2015)

 

Cabeza

Felipe

236826

Providencia Isla

Colombia

 Is no longer a PADI Member (6 February 2020)

Calderon

Mario

191485

Guayaquil

Ecuador

Has not been a PADI Member since 2017 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Canete

Julio Andres

330817

Salvador

Brazil

Has not been a PADI Member since 2020 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Caputo

Stefano

 

Cancun

Mexico

Has never been a PADI Instructor and he is not authorized to conduct any PADI training.

Cardenas

Alberto

  

Mexico

Is no longer a PADI Member

Cardwell

Keith

12175

Brinsmead

QLD, Australia

Is no longer a PADI Member. 17-Sep-2020

Carranza Uribe

Oscar

  

Mexico

Is not and has never been a PADI Instructor.

Castro

Mariano

232778

Manzanillo

Mexico

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level. (18 January 2024)

Cecena

Aaron

  

Mexico

Has not been a PADI member since 2005 and cannot teach PADI courses.

Channell

Ben

951772

  

Has not been a PADI Member since 2002

Chastan

Donald J.

15722

Menomonie

WI, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 1994 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Chen

Steven R.

 

Tamuning

Guam, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2001.

Cheung

Bonnie

477391

Shekou

China

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Chilton

Barry

  

Thailand

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Christos

Sarris

  

Greece

Is not a PADI Member

Cikikci

Engin

  

Turkey

Is not authorized to teach PADI courses.

 

Clements

Robert J.

 

Montagne

Curacao

Is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Contreras

Salvador Contreras

259392

Miami/Bahia Drake

FL, USA/Costa Rica

Has not been a PADI Member since 2010 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Cook

Randall

15594

Waterville

ME, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level. (14 February 2019)

Cossu

Alessandro

910006

San Teodoro

Italy

Has not been a PADI Member since 2009 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Cossu

Antonio

946692

Orosei-Nuoro

Italy

Has not been a PADI Member since 2007 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Crausaz

Georges

  

Thailand/Switzerland

Has not been a PADI Member since 1998.

Cuipka

John

493394

 

Canada/Korea/China

Is not a PADI member and not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Divemaster or act in capacity of a PADI Divemaster. 2-May-08

Dalfio  

Vito

440915

La Jolla

CA, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2022 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

 

D'Arcy

David

631880

Ash Vale

England

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level (31 July 2014)

 

Da Silva Bastos

Ricardo

  

Turks and Caicos

Is not a PADI Member

De Amorin

Marcos

 

Santo Andre

Brasil

Is not authorized to teach any PADI course.

Deegan

Marcel

965253

Oranjestad

Aruba

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Deilitz

Robert

929852

Berlin

Germany

Has not been a member since 2011 and any representation by him as being a member of PADI is completely unauthorized.

Del Prieto

Fernando

 

Playa del Carm

Mexico

Is not authorized to conduct any PADI training.

Diaz Matos

Juan J

 

Higuey

Dominican Republic

Is not and has never been a PADI Member

Dieppa

Jose

90860

Gurabo

Puerto Rico

Is not an authorized PADI Instructor.

Digney

William

36905

Kihei

HI, USA

Hasn't been a PADI Member since January 2003, and he is not authorized to conduct PADI training or certify PADI divers.

Din

Zamros

90973

Selangor

Malaysia

Has not been a PADI Member since 2005 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.       
Any representation by Zamros Din as a PADI Instructor can be reported to [email protected].

Dreyer

Peter J.

645176

Middleburg

South Africa

PADI has recently learned that Peter J. Dreyer is contacting various PADI Retail and Resort Members, as well as individual PADI Professionals, to solicit information about their business and teaching practices, and is representing that he is doing this with PADI’s knowledge and implied consent. Please be advised that Peter J. Dreyer (formerly PADI Member #645176) is not a PADI Member as of 15 December 2011 and has never been given express or implied authority to speak or act on behalf of PADI or any employee, officer or director of the organization.

Dutton

Thomas

 

Austin

TX, USA

Has not been a PADI instructor since 2004 and he is not authorized to teach PADI course.

Elliot

Dwight

60730

Rochester

NY, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member. April 2007.

Elquemdo

Paul D.

195372

Philipsburg

St. Maarten

Has not been a member since 2009 and any representation by him as being a member of PADI is completely unauthorized.

Elsaid

Mohammed

 

Egypt

 

Is not and has n`ever been a PADI member.

Endo

Masaya

828571

Kochi

Japan

Is no longer a PADI Member. 09-June-2017

Espinosa

Ariel

489687

Cebu

Philippines

Has not been a member since 2007 and any representation by him as being a member of PADI is completely unauthorized.

Evangelou

John

 

Elounda

Crete

Has never been a PADI Member.

Falcon

Abdiel

 

Doral

FL, USA

Has never been a PADI Member at any level and is not authorized to conduct PADI training.

Fawzy

Safwat

  

Egypt

Has not been a PADI Member since 2000 and is not authorized to conduct PADI training.

Fawzy

Adel Adel Hamed (also known as 'Horus')

616391

Hurghada

Egypt

Is no longer a PADI Instructor. 25 August 2005

Ferguson

Michael

372142

Dauin

Philippines

Has not been a PADI Member since 2016 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Fernandez

Diego

191864

Miami & Luperon

FL, USA & Dominican Republic

Has not been a member since 2004 and any representation by him as being a member of PADI is completely unauthorized.

Field

Meyer

 

Kanehoe

HI, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Fields

Kevin

29170

 

HI, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Fisher

Randy

 

Spokane

WA, USA

Has never been a PADI Member at any level and is not authorized to conduct PADI training.

Fisher

Thomas

 

Port Charlotte

FL, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 3 December 1990.

Foster

Alfred

83128

Pattaya

Thailand

Has not been a member since 2010 and any representation by him as being a member of PADI is completely unauthorized.

Foster

Mike

 

Gold Coast

QLD, Australia

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Freiburghaus

Francisco Javier

   

Terminated as of 10 September 1998. He is not authorized to conduct any PADI training.

Freites

Everette

57415

Grand Turk

Turks and Caicos Islands

Has not been a member since 1998 and any representation by him as being a member of PADI is completely unauthorized.

Gaiennie

Trey

180173

St. Antonio

TX, USA

Is no longer a PADI member

Gaikwad

Rakhi aka "Gauri"

180173

Akola Maharashtra

India

Is not, and has never been, a PADI Member at any level and is not authorized to conduct PADI training or certify PADI divers.

Garcia

Cardella, Mario

155300

Sao Paulo

Brazil

Is not a PADI member since 2006

Garcia Cano

Rafael

  

Mexico

18-Feb-2008, Is not a PADI Instructor and is not authorized to conduct PADI courses or programs.

Garcia Paris

Luis Fernando

242196

Guadalajara

Mexico

Has not been a PADI Member since 2009 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Gary

Jean Baptiste

 

Mahe

Seychelles

Cannot teach PADI courses or conduct PADI training.

Gee

Cher Chiang Cary

  

Singapore

Has not been a PADI Member since 2000.

Geharani

Ali Maosai

 

Istanbul

Turkey

Is not authorized to conduct any PADI training.

Gelder

Staurt

 

Magnetic Island

Australia

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Gerauer

Marcus

952271

Muelheim

Germany

Is not a PADI Member and cannot conduct PADI training.

Gerbaud

Sebastien

950497

Deshaies

Guadeloupe (also Martinique)

Has not been a PADI Member since 2002 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

 

Gibbs

Nick

608249

Grange-O-Sands

England

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Gleason

Mauricio

 

Playa del Carm

Mexico

Has not been a PADI Member since 2001.

Gomez

Sebastian Ricardo

923610

Tarragona

Spain

Has not been a PADI Member since 2013 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

 

Gonzalez

Juliana

250835

Taganga

Columbia

Has not been a PADI Member since 2009 and is not authorized to represent herself as a PADI Member at any level.

Goodwin, Jr.

Roy

178127

Douglas

MA, US

Has not been a member since 1 January 2005.

Gruber

Dietmar

 

Puerto Vallarta

Mexico

Has never been a PADI Member.

Gutierrez

Ernesto

 

Cozumel

Mexico

Has never been a PADI Instructor.

Guzman

Francisco

154061

Caucas

Puerto Rico

Has never been a PADI Instructor and has not been a PADI Member since 1997.

Hale

Brandon (aka Cady)

290506

Lombok

Indonesia

Has not been a PADI Member since 2012 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Haliman

Mohni

473208

West Lombok

Indonesia

Is no longer a PADI Member (18 July 2013)

Hall

Jeremy R.

495739

Frankston

VI, Australia

Has not been a PADI Member since 2010 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Hamby

Peter

253533

Tenerife

Canary Islands

Has not been a PADI Member since 2022 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

 

Hamm

Dalton

 

Miami

FL, USA

Is not, and has never been, a PADI Member at any level.

 

Hansen

Samuel J

478370

Black Rock

VA, Australia

Has not been a PADI Member since 2011 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at level.

 

Hartleben

Timothy

232181

Sachse

TX, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2012 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Hartmann

Allan

318153

Qawra

Malta

Is no longer a PADI Member. (3 November 2016)

Hassan

Mohamed

614112

Hurghada

Egypt

Is no longer a PADI member since 2003.

Hefner

Joseph

292037

Phoenix

AZ, USA

Is not, and has never been, a PADI Member at any level.

Helten

Lars

926585

Cabo San Lucas

Mexico

Has not been a PADI Member since 2012 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Herry

Norman

638646

Pamplemousses

Mauritius

Is no longer a PADI Member. (4 May 2010)

Hewes

Andrew

650736

Pontefract

England

Is no longer a PADI Member. (17 July 2014)

 

Hey

Sheldon

614758

Phuket

Thailand

Has not been a member of PADI since 2013 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

 

Hill

Carlos

  

Aruba

Has not been a PADI Member since 1992.

Hill

Albert

 

Lehi

UT, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Hoeffert

Markus

  

Dominican Republic

Hasn't been a PADI Member since 2002.

Hofelich

Howard (Bob)

 

Kailua-Kona

HI, USA,

Is not a PADI Member.

Holston

Robert W.

4144

Key West

FL, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 1990 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Holt

David

  

USA

Please note that neither David Holt, Aquastrophics nor OnlineScubaLessons.com have been PADI Members at any time. Please also note that the academic program offered by these three entities is not valid for PADI Open Water Diver referrals nor certification.

Hope

David

 

Corralejo Fuerte

Canary Island

Has never been a PADI Instructor.

Hosoya

Taku

824929

Kanagawa

Japan

Is no longer a PADI Member. (19 July 2013)

Hubbard

Leah

197783

Lihue

HI, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2009 and is not authorized to represent herself as a PADI Member at any level.

Hubbard

Shawn

235587

Lihue

HI, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2009 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Hufton

Joyce

  

Philippines

Is not a PADI Member at any level and cannot conduct any PADI training.

Ingram

James

501967

Key Largo

FL, USA

Is not a PADI Member.

Ismail

Ahmed

924014

A. Dhigurah Ari Atoll

Maldives

Has not been a PADI Member since 2009 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Ittrich

Andreas

950425

Phuket

Thailand

Has not been a PADI Member at any level since 2014.

Jara Mosquera

Luis Alberto

171349

Puerto Ayora

Ecuador

 Is no longer a PADI Member (6 February 2020)

Jenkins

Kelly

240482

Boise

ID, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member. 9-Apr-2009.

Jensent

Carsten

 

Edingen

Germany

Is not a PADI member and cannot conduct any PADI courses.

Jessiman

Hilton

602011

Umkomaas

South Africa

Hasn't been a PADI Member since 2003.

Johnson

Stephen

 

Ocala

FL, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Jojor

Wayan

 

Bau

Indonesia

Is not a PADI Member and has never been a PADI Instructor

Ju

Byung Min (Brian)

68869

Rego Park

NY, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member, and hasn't been authorized to conduct PADI training since 4 May 2000.

Jurt

Juerg

960311

Capoliveri

Italy

Has not been a member since 2010 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

 

Kadlec

Frederico

189887

Sao Paulo

Brazil

Has not been a member since 2004 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Kang

Young-Choen

84832

Daegu

South Korea

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Kawaguchi

Kazunori

818523

Echizen

Japan

Is no longer a PADI Member. 20-Sep-2012

Kenig

Edward

639178

Bielsko-Biala

Poland

Is no longer a PADI member. 4-Sep-2008.

Keune

Michael

160428

St Louis

MI, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Khaled

Hosam

651203

Kula

Beset

Has not been a PADI Member since 2016 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Kingsley

Eduardo (also known as Miki)

185599

Puerto Plata

Dominican Republic

Is no longer a PADI member.

Kikuchi

Hajime

804576

Hagatna

Guam, USA

Is not a PADI Member, and cannot conduct any PADI training.

Kim

Young Suk

486893

Seoul

South Korea

Has not been a member since 2006 and is not authorized to represent herself as a PADI Member at any level.

Kimura

Yuki

237049

Chiba

Japan

Has not been a member since 2012 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Kirkpatrick

Brandi

180871

Yokosuka

Japan

Has not been a PADI Member since 2005. Is not authorized to teach PADI programs or represent herself as a PADI Member at any level.

Kirov

Tzvetan

297930

Pretoria East

South Africa

Has not been a member since 2012 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

 

Koch

Karl

  

Belize

Is not a PADI member and is not authorized to represent himself as such or to conduct any PADI training.

Konrad

Joseph

205378

  

Is not a current Member and is not authorized to conduct PADI courses.

Korim

Robert

612110

 

Cyprus

Is no longer a PADI member.

Korving

Ramon

231714

Willemstad

Curacao

Is not a PADI Member at any level since 2011.

Kuptiphongkul

Lurphan

481212

Krabi

Thailand

Has not been a member since 2010 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Kuzmicki

Philippe

  

Thailand

Is not a PADI Instructor and he is not authorized to teach PADI courses.

Laplace

Turenne

977944

St. Barthelemy

France

Has not been a member since 2010 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Ledford

Weston

 

Sun Prairie

WI, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level. (31 August 2023)

Lemus

Alex

 

Playa del Carmen

Mexico

Hasn't been a PADI Member since 2000.

Le Palmec

Thomas

291982

Bandol

France

Has not been a PADI Member since 2020 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

 

Lopez Contreras

Leopoldo

 

La Paz

BCS, Mexico

Teaching at 'Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur', has never been a PADI instructor, and he is not allowed to conduct PADI training. / Enseñando en la 'Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur' nunca ha sido Instructor PADI, y no está autorizado para impartir ningún tipo de entrenamiento PADI.

 

Lora

Manuel

159835

Puerto Plata

Dominican Republic

Has not been renewed as a PADI Member since 2006 and has never been a PADI Instructor and is not authorized to conduct PADI training at any level.

Lueckenbach

Ralf

 

Krabi

Thailand

His membership has been terminated.

Lyons

James

 

St. Croix

Virgin Islands

Is not a PADI member and is not authorized to represent himself as such or to conduct any PADI training.

Macias

Evelyn

 

Kailua

HI, USA

Has never been a PADI Divemaster and is not authorized to represent herself as a PADI Member at any level.

Martinez

Elaine

98637

 

Venezuela

Has never been a PADI Instructor and is not authorized to conduct PADI courses.

Martinez

Oscar

 

Buenos Aires

Argentina

Is not and has never been a PADI member, and cannot represent himself as such.

Masiero

Matteo

299983

Gozzano

Italy

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level. (7 December 2021)

Maududdi

Nasser

286491

Semporna

Malaysia

Has not been a PADI Member since 2020 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Mayne

Troy

108521

Beaunavista Agusan del Norte

Philippines

Has not been a member since 2011 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

McCoy

Edward J.

46232

Sagaponack,

NY, USA and Saba, Netherland Antilles

Is not a PADI Member since 1994.

McGraph

Robins Brasil

 

Porto de Galinh

Brasil

Is not a PADI Member.

McLaren

Matthew

233677

Melbourne

FL, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Melendez Garcia

Marcos

81364

 

Colombia

Has not been a PADI Member since 1997.

Mendoza Vinales

Ivan

193812

Cozumel

Mexico

Has not been a PADI Member since 2022 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Mercier

Tom

45273

Lake Orion

MI, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Mikula

Manuel

930262

Klagenfurt

Austria

Is not a PADI Member since 2005

Mohamed

Badawy also known as Ahmed Bedouin

  

Egypt

Has not been a PADI Member since 1998 and is not authorized to conduct PADI training.

Mohamed

Moustafa

85909

Sharm el Sheikh

Egypt

Has not been a PADI Member since 2005 and is not authorized to conduct PADI training.

Monte

Uldarico "Dodo"

665180

 

Philippines

Is not a current Instructor and is not authorized to teach PADI courses.

Monthouel

Raoul

 

Noumea

New Caledonia

Is not a PADI Member since 1996.

Morehouse

Edward

 

Middleburg

FL, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 1988.

Morelo

Pedro

 

Capurgana

Columbia

Is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level

Mourao

Gilberto

178119

Ilhabela

Brazil

Has not been a PADI Member since 2020 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Moya

Luis

67651

Cancun

Mexico

Is not and has never been a PADI Instructor.

Murray

Thomas J

39281

Lake Dallas

TX, USA

Is not now and has never been a PADI Instructor.

Mustaka

I Wayan

309660

Denpasar Barat Bali

Indonesia

Has not been a PADI Member since 2012 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Mutero

Lawrence

628675

Brighton

England

Has not been a PADI Member since 2004.

Naito

Shingo

828308

Tokyo

Japan

Is no longer a PADI Member (11 February 2016)

 

Ng Chin Kok

Ivan

471125

Penang

Malaysia

Is not a PADI member and is not authorized to represent himself as such or to conduct any PADI training. (21 September 2012)

Ni

Xiao Jun

  

China

Is not and has never been a PADI Member.

 

Nishimura

Nobuhito

812937

Hokkaido

Japan

Is no longer a PADI Member. (30 April 2015)

 

Norris

James D

 

Isla Colon

Panama

Has never been a PADI Member at any level.

Nulpet

Patomwong

 

Bangkok

Thailand

Is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Okumura

Atsushi

801288

Hyogo

Japan

Is no longer a PADI Member (October 2007).

Ortega

Marcos

O Mier

Cancun

Mexico

Has not been a PADI Member since 2016.

Osorio

Rene

161209

Bocas del Toro

Panama

Is not authorized to conduct any PADI training.

Owen

Jason

83117

Ladys Island

SC, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2018 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Pacheco  

Jorge

55006

Cozumel

Mexico

Has not been a PADI Member since 2001 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Pangalu

Papa

111962

Nananu-i-ra Island

Fiji

Has not been a PADI Member since 2007 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level

Pangalu

Pola

 

Raki Raki

Fiji

Is not and has never been a PADI Member at any level

Parker

Pandora

56717

New Bern

NC, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 1997.

Pelle

Larissa

268922

Helsinki/St Petersburg

Finland/Russia

Is not, and has never been, a PADI Divemaster.

Pellegrini

Stefano

269688

Pontasserchio

Italy

Has not been a PADI Member since 2010 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Pereira

Eduardo (aka Scubaedo)

 

Fortaleza

Brazil

Is not a PADI Member at any level.

Phillips

Mark A.

36518

Carmel

IN, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2011 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI or EFR Member at any level.

Pin

Enrique

274284

Guayaquil

Ecuador

Has not been a PADI Member since 2012 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Pineda Januck

Robert Z.

62224

Cancun

Mexico

Is not a PADI Member.

Plesko

Arne R.

87439

Southern Florida

USA

Is not a PADI Member since 1995.

Polley

David

632725

Bath

England

Is no longer a PADI Member. ( 22 June 2017)

Popadyn

Steve

201965

Courtice

ON, Canada

Has not been a PADI Member since 1997.

Porzycki

Arthur

614626

Derawan

Indonesia

Is not an authorized PADI Member.

Pozo Sanchez

Catalina

  

Mexico

18-Feb-2008, Is not a PADI Instructor and is not authorized to conduct PADI courses or programs.

Prado de Rosa

Andre

343962

Ilhabela

Brazil

Has not been a PADI Member since 2016 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Prommajul

Smarthi

460390

Rayong

Thailand

Has not been a PADI Member since 2007 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Quinn

Chase

 

British Colombia

Canada

Is not and has never been a PADI Member.

Ragsdale

Michael

194861

Cincinnati

OH, USA

Please note that some PADI certification cards for individuals certified by Michael A. Ragsdale, OWSI 194861, may be invalid.  Please verify such certifications using Dive Chek® on the PADI Pros’ Site. If you are unable to locate a diver’s certification using Dive Chek®, the certification is not valid.

Ramirez Perez

Cuauhtemoc (Temo)

57880

Cabo San Luca

Mexico

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Rashwan

Ashraf

947368

Augsburg

Germany

Is no longer a PADI Member. 28-Jan-2009.

Read

Johnathan

637502

Northampton

England

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Reyna Juan

Carlos

 

Guayaquil

Ecuador

Has never been a PADI Member.

Reyna

Pere' Juan Carlos

  

Ecuador

Is not and has never been a PADI Instructor.

Richmond

Anthony "Erol"

 

St. Ann

Jamaica

Has never been a PADI Instructor.

Roberts

Elvis

15471

Wichita Falls

TX, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Rock

Cesar

 

Tulum

QR, Mexico

Is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Rodrigues

Alberto

263352

Sao Paulo

Brazil

Is no longer a PADI Member (21 April 2011) and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Romano

David Eugene

256676

Alvin

TX, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2017 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Rotellini

Piero

  

Italy

Is not and has never been a PADI Member.

Rouco

Maria Iglesias

232408

Buenos Aires

Argentina

Is no longer a PADI Member (4 December 2007).

Ruddah Alotaibi

Raed Ayidh

416571

Jeddah

Saudi Arabia

Is no longer an EFR Instructor. 3 December 2022.

Russell

John L.

40957

Orlando

FL, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level. (4 October 2012)

Sabry

Mohammed

 

Hurgada

Egypt

Is not and has never been a PADI Member.

Said

Sendy

367970

 Sulawesi Utara

Indonesia

Is no longer a PADI Member. 19 September 2019

Sandoub

Ahmed

650897

Port Said

Egypt

Is no longer a Member of PADI.

Sasaki

Toru

808387

Kanagawa

Japan

Has not been a PADI Member at any level since 2011 and is not authorized to conduct any program.

Sattler

Manfred

941812

Geretsried

Germany

Has not been a PADI Member since 2011 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Saygi

Berkin

 

Bodrum

Turkey

Has never been a PADI Instructor, is not allowed to conduct PADI training.

Schalinski

Adolf "Siggi"

14266

Ludwigshafen

Germany

Is not a PADI Member since 1992.

Schaeffer

Rene

496550

Essen

Germany

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level. 14 March 2012

Schibelsky

Antonio

 

Ilhabela

Brazil

Is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Schwartz

Kevin

 

Reno

NV, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2003, and cannot represent himself as such.

Shannon

Todd

201455

Mississauga

ON, Canada

Is no longer a PADI Member. (11 April 2019)

Shannon

William

155362

Evans

GA, USA

Is no longer a PADI member as of 03-Apr-08.

Shigeoka

Keisuke

807558

Chigasakishi, Kanagawa

Japan

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level. (12 January 2012)

Silva

Wagner

161398

Brasilia

Brazil

Is no longer a PADI member.

Simon

Forrest

375660

Sorrento/Jensen Beach

FL, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member. 22-Aug-2019

Soliman

Wael Omer Z.

619022

 

Egypt

Has not been a PADI Member since 2001 and he is not authorized to conduct or teach any course.

Sora

Ryotaro

820879

Okinawa

Japan

Is no longer a PADI Member. (25 October 2018.

Sotis

Peter

298179

Delray Beach

FL, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2015.

 

Stelzer

Josh

236249

Stateville

NC, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2012 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

 

Strader

Chad Christophe

  

USA

Is not a PADI member at any level, and is not authorize to conduct any PADI programs.

Su

Serat

65771

Kusadesi

Turkey

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Suares

Vernon

23338

 

Curacao

Has not been a PADI Member since 1989.

Suarez Berber

Alejandro

 

Oaxaca

Mexico

Has not been a PADI Member since 2015.

Subagiyo

Mamik

461603

Lombok

Indonesia

Has not been a PADI member since 2012.

Sugrez

Ernesto H

202588

 

Canada/Cuba

Is not an authorized PADI Instructor. (May also use the name Ernesto Hernandez)

Sullivan

Collum

184747

Fort Lauderdale

FL, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member. 3-Aug-2009

Sumiarta

Nyoman A.

463329

Bali

Indonesia

Has not been a PADI Member since 2010 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Taher

Amer

624704

Aqaba

Jordan

Has not been a PADI Member since 2010 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Takeshi

Maeda

825127

Nagasaki

Japan

Has not been a PADI Member since 2010 and is not authorized to conduct PADI training.

Tamay

Osman

302520

Antalya

Turkey

Has not been a PADI Member since 2012 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Tassinari

Adriano

  

Switzerland

Is not now and has never been a PADI Member.

Taylor

Andrew

103481

 

Indonesia/Malaysia

Is no longer a member of PADI.

Timmers

Kim

206057

Tenerife

Canary Islands

Has not been a PADI Member since 2022 and is not authorized to represent herself as a PADI Member at any level.

Toda

Reiji

60951

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

USA

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level and is not authorized to represent himself as such. (11 May 2012)

Ungerbock

Anton

90012

Mitterbach

Austria

Is not a PADI Member at any level.

Vaerum

Henrik

  

Denmark

Is not and has never been a PADI Member.

Van Den Linden

Henk

948885

Dirksland

The Netherlands

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level and is not authorized to represent himself as such. (29 July 2005)

Van Frank

Roger

25956

Oxford

OH, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Vardakas

George

627373

Athens

Greece

Is not a PADI Member at any level.

Vasquez

Hector

188285

Higuey Altagracia

Dominican Republic

Is not and has never been a PADI Instructor

Vega Ferrer

Ana Maria

191426

Guadalajara

Mexico

Has not been a PADI Member since 2007 and is not authorized to represent herself as a PADI Member at any level.

Viana

Carlos

41766

 

Aruba

Is not a PADI Member.

Vica

Ahmed also known as Ahmed Dawi

  

Egypt

Is not a PADI Member and is not authorized to conduct PADI training.

Vidal

Vitor

 

Espirito Santo

Brazil

Is no longer a PADI Member since January 2003.

Villarroel

Miguel

 

Montanita

Ecuador

Of Divers Ecuador. Is not and has never been a PADI Professional Member at any level.

Voissem

Emilie

320601

Deerfield

FL, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2014.

Weber

Hubert

49201

Jacksonville

FL, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since August 1998.

Welch

Christopher

184907

Ocho-Rios

Jamaica

Is no longer a PADI Member. 04-Sep-08

Wendolowski

Jacek

633896

Krakow

Poland

Is no longer a PADI Member. (10 March 2014)

 

Williams

Lorenzo

  

NJ, USA

Is not a PADI Member and has never been a PADI Instructor.

Williamson

William

903546

  

Has not been a PADI Member since 1996.

Wilson

Derick

253848

Elfers

FL, USA

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Woods

Steven

164647

Cayuhoga Falls

OH, USA

Has not been a PADI Member since 2010 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

Yaghoot

Reza

325486

Dubai/Kish Island

United Arab Emirates/Iran

Has not been a PADI Member since 2013 and is not authorized to represent himself as a PADI Member at any level.

 

Yamamoto

Kakeru(Bok Dong Lee)

 

Nagano

Japan

Is no longer a PADI Member.

Yeo

Eugene

491765

Singapore

Singapore

Is no longer a PADI Member at any level. (26 November 2014)

 

Yerian

Thomas

176651

Marathon

FL, USA

Is no longer a PADI member.

Yiu

Dave

90335

 

Singapore

Is no longer a PADI Member. 25 August 2005

Zagoritis

Chris

625692

Athens

Greece

Is not authorized to conduct any PADI training.

Zheng Jie

Qin

 

Sanya, Hainan

China

Has never been a PADI instructor, and he is not allowed to conduct PADI training.

Zuniga

Dario Leon

  

Colombia

Is not authorized to conduct PADI training.

 

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Special Advisories - Divemaster, Assistant Instructors and Instructors
Last Name First Name No. City Country Special Notice
Abdelrehim Abdelrehim

Hurgada
Egypt

Egypt

Has not been a PADI Member since March 2005.

Baath Karan 278383

Andamans
India

India

Has not been a PADI member since 2016 and cannot represent himself as a PADI member at any level.

I Ketut Sudarsana 429440

Bali
Indonesia

Indonesia

Is not a PADI Instructor.

McDaniels Ciecel

Thailand

Thailand

Is not a PADI Member and is not authorized to represent themselves as a PADI Member at any level nor issue PADI Certifications.

 

Sharma Sachin 527217

Rajasthan
India

India

Has not been a PADI member since 2023 and cannot represent himself as a PADI member. 

Sitwat Adithep

Thailand

Thailand

Is not a PADI Member and is not authorized to represent themselves as a PADI Member at any level nor issue PADI Certifications.