Jamie Wheeler

Instructor

When did you become a diver?
2000

Why did you become a diver?
I was lured in by snorkeling and wanted to go down there and be with what I saw from the surface.

When did you become a professional diver?
Summer of 2017!!!

What made you want to teach diving?
I love to teach, and dive, so what better thing to teach than something you love to do.

What is your favorite part of teaching a scuba class?
The look in a students eyes when they get it

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

What is your favorite local dive?
Tenkiller, it is close, easy, and usually able to find a buddy when I am not helping with a class.

Wheres that one last place in the world you havent been that you would love to go dive?
Great Barrier Reef, Australia

What kind of gear do you use?
Reg Scuba Pro MK-25/S600
Mask Scuba Pro
Fins Scuba Pro Twin Jet
BC Scuba Pro Glide Pro

What is your favorite after Dive meal?
Fresh fruit on the boat back, then a good ole fashion hamburger with all the fixins once on shore.

Why do you enjoy teaching with Okiescuba?
I absolutely enjoyed my first conversation with Rick, followed by AOW, Rescue Diver, and eventually Dive Master courses. Once I hung around a little I realized this is what I wanted to do, and who I wanted to do it with!