Instructors

The following list is comprised of Dive Instructors who have expressed an interest in having their information available on our website. These Instructors may or may not be members of the Laurel Divers.


Rich Best
PADI
Beginner to Instructor and over 20 specialties
Private entry level
North Central, PA
Rental Gear available
Phone: 570-398-1458
Mike Euker
PADI
Open Water through Dive Master and all PADI Specialty Courses
Based in Mechanicsburg, serving central PA
No rental gear available
Phone: 717-982-7393
Patricia Fitzgerald
PADI
OW, AOW, Rescue, DM, Specialties, EFR, DEMP
Ebensburg based, serving PA, NJ, OH, and more
Rental gear available
Phone: 814-935-7288
Tim Laurito
TDI, SDI, SSI, PADI
OW, AOW, Nitrox, Tech, Ice, Scooter, Search and Rescue, DPV, Cave, Tri-mix, Adv. Tri-mix
Ebensburg based, serving Erie, Huron, NY, NJ, FL, Mexico
Rental gear available
Phone: 814-948-7846
Paul Rentschler
NAUI
Refreshers, Primary, Advanced, Rescue, Nitrox, Dry Suit
State College based, serving all of PA
Rental gear available
Phone: 814-360-1415
Rich Shea
PADI, IANTD
OW through Dive Master, Trimix
Serving West and Central PA
Nick Weakland
PADI
OW, AOW, Rescue, DM, all PADI Specialties
Serving Central PA
Rental gear available for SFU students (past or present) only
Phone: 814-472-2800
James Turner
PADI
OW, AOW, Deep, Wreck, Dry Suit, Ice, Photography and video
Serving Central PA through Sunken Treasure Scuba Center.
Rental gear available
Phone: 570-617-2081
Devonna Sue Shoemaker 
PADI Course Director, DAN Instructor Examiner Refreshers, OW, AOW, Rescue, Divemaster, Specialties, Asst. Instructor, Instructor, Specialty Instructor, Emer. First Responder, Ox. Administration, F.A for Marine Life Injuries, Neuro. Assessment, CPR/FA, all levels of DAN Instructor and IT.
Serving Central Western PA region through Saint Francis University but anyone can sign up for a class through the SFU Adult and Continuing Education program. Will travel for Dan Instructor training to surrounding states.
Equipment available for students. 
Phone: 814-886-2053
Rob Lippmann
Central Pennsylvania Scuba
PADI
Open Water through Dive Master and all PADI Specialty Courses. Based in Mount Union and serving central PA and beyond. Rental Gear/New Gear/Air Fills available.
rob@centralpascuba.com
Phone: 814-682-6721
Caterina Dell
Central Pennsylvania Scuba
PADI
Open Water through Dive Master and all PADI Specialty Courses. Serving central PA. Rental Gear/New Gear/Air Fills available.
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
PSI-PCI Visual Cylinder Inspector #27568
PSI-PCI Valve Repair Technician #1677

cpdell@verizon.net
Phone: 814-599-5476
Timothy J. (T.J.) Lloyd
NAUI Course Director
SCUBA, Advanced, Masterdiver,
Nitrox, Rescue, Equipment Specialist,
NAUI Leadership, FIT,  and Instructor Courses

Serving Western PA, and Western Central PA
through Randy's Dive Shop in Irwin PA, and teach classes at UPJ.  
Private and Online courses available.
Phone: 412-916-3861