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Zak M. Jones

Zak M. Jones

819 6th Avenue North, Suite D
Seattle, WA 98109
206.351.1713 Ph - 206.285.0457 Fax


As an experienced dive professional, and a Technical Diving Instructor Trainer, I have the desire and ability to manage and operate all facilities of a diving operation.

  • PADI Course Director (Instructor Trainer) #92194
  • PADI EFR (First Air & CPR) Instructor Trainer
  • PADI Specialty Instructor Trainer, 11 Specialties
  • DESAT Tec Deep Instructor Trainer
  • DESAT Gas Blender (Tri-Mix) Instructor Trainer
  • DSAT Drager (Semi-Closed Rebreather) Instructor Trainer
  • DAN Oxygen First Aid Instructor Trainer
  • SSI Dive Control Specialists Instructor #5306
  • IANTD Closed Circuit Rebreather, CCR 2000
  • IANTD Full Tri-Mix Diver
  • IANTD CCR Inspiration Diver
  • IANTD CCR Megalodon Diver
  • IANTD Full Cave Diver
  • ScubaPro Reg Technician
  • Zeagle Reg Technician

Broad experience as a dive professional, educator, and technical dive instructor.
I've worked full-time for more than 10 years in the dive industry while gaining vast experience in dive center operation, management, and all levels of diving instruction, both recreational and technical. Since being certified in April of 1992, I have logged over 2300 dives with experience in mix gas diving, wreck penetration, full cave penetration, fully closed rebreathers and semi-closed rebreathers, deep, night, dry suit, surface supplied diving and equipment operation, and underwater video.

Personal Drive
I am a high-energy, enthusiastic, professional, and dependable individual. I excel in all types of challenging situations, both above and below the water line.


A & E Aquatics Dive Center
Federal Way, WA
Sales, Equipment Service, Instructor
July 1992 to July 1994

Underwater Sports, Inc.
Federal Way, WA
Assistant Manager, Lead Instructor, Sales
July 1994 to June 1997

Fifth Dimension Dive Center
Kent, WA
Instructor, Equipment Technician, Sales
June 1997 to January 1998

Mushusta Avionics (Panasonic)
New York & London, England
International Technical Customer Support
January 1998 to May 1998

Underwater Sports, Inc.
Everett, WA
Manager and Director of Education
May 1998 to September 2002

ProTech Belize Dive Center
Ambergris Caye, Belize
Manager and Technical Instructor Trainer
April 2003 to February 2004


Available upon request