Charles Gipson




Why did you become a diver? 

 I started diving for various reason, but #1 my oldest daughter used to play soccer, but as she got older we needed something else to bond with. When she graduated I gave her a cruise for her graduation present and dive lessons because we both love advernture

When did you become a diver?

August of 2018

When did you become a professional diver?

Working on it!

What made you want to teach diving? 

 I enjoy teaching anything I can, I love being under the water and seeing a world that most only see in movies.

What is your favorite part of teaching a scuba class? 

Seeing the students eyes light up when they realize that diving isn’t as hard as people make it out to be.

Where is your favorite place in the world to go dive? 

So far, Cozumel

What is your favorite local dive?

Beaver Lake in Arkansas

What kind of gear do you use?

BC  Mares Bolt  Reg  Scuba Pro                                                                                              



Computer Mares  Quad Air

What is your favorite after Dive meal? 

Seafood LOL

Where’s that one place in the world you haven’t been that you would love to go dive? 


Why do you enjoy teaching with Okiescuba?

The staff is laid back and fun to be with, the professionalism and comradery is unmatched. Not to mention our students are second to none.