June 24, 2019: Two seasoned dive professionals recently completed requirements for crossing over as Cave Instructors. Join us in welcoming Johan Asplund and Timmy Young to the growing family of NSS-CDS diving educators.
Johan joins us from Sweden and is among our first Scandinavian instructors. He teaches in several locations across Europe and the Middle East, including France, Spain, Mexico, Oman, Hungary and Egypt. Closer to home, Johan is an experienced mine diver.
Despite the international flavor of Johan’s teaching experience, he got his start in cave diving right here in the USA. His original instructor was none other than CDS Training Chairman Reggie Ross.
A veteran instructor with over two decades of cave diving experience, we’re surprised we didn’t latch on to Timmy sooner. Timmy operates Dive Tech & Sports in Scott Depot, West Virginia. He brings students to Florida and Mexico several times a year.
If you’ve been teaching cave diving in Florida for any length of time, odds are you know Timmy. He’s been a fixture here in north Florida’s cave community. This is also where he’s made most of his over 3,000 cave dives.
‘Great to have you as part of the team, bro.