Tony Porter




Why did you become a diver?

I was always interested in it but just never felt like I would ever be able to do it. I did a Discover Scuba in Cozumel on a cruise and was hooked.

When did you become a diver?

June 2017

When did you become a professional diver?

April 2018

What made you want to teach diving?

I enjoy sharing my love of scuba with others.

What is your favorite part of teaching a scuba class?

Seeing people that have difficulties with some of the skills finally conquer those skills and surprise themselves and excel as a diver.

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

Havent been too many places yet but so far Cozumel was my favorite.

What is your favorite local dive?

I really enjoy Tenkiller Scuba Park. There are tons of fish that really like to be fed. Feeding the fish there is what got my wife to try scuba.

What kind of gear do you use?

BCScubaPro Hydros Pro

Reg ScubaPro S600

Mask TusaFreedom Elite

Fins Tusa X-Pert Zoom Z3 Split Fins

ComputerMares Quad

What is your favorite after Dive meal?

Fried Zucchini from Soda Steves

Wheres that one place in the world you havent been that you would love to go dive?

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Why do you enjoy teaching with Okiescuba?

It is a wonderful group of people to work with and their teaching style and welcoming attitude is great. I consider myself lucky to be a part of this organization.