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Operations Director/ROV Pilot


My interests lie in providing remotely operated vehicle and/or scuba support to assists scientist in conducting research and collecting data.


2004-Present Operations Director, NURC/UNCW

1996-2004 Operations Manager, NURC/UNCW

1987-Present Chief Remotely Operated Vehicle


1985-1987 Surface Supply Diver/Engineer on

R/V Seahawk, NURC/UNCW

1974-1980 U.S. Navy Ocean Systems Technician,E6

1985-2005: 75 ROV Missions (1,193 ROV Dives)

Phantom S2

Phantom HD2

Phantom 300

Benthos Openframe

25 Deep and Shallow Manned

Submersible Missions

83 Scuba Dive Missions (1,013 Scuba


12 Aquarius Saturation Habitat

(support diver) Missions

5 Surface Supply Missions


1984 A.S. (Underwater Technology)

Florida Institute of Technology, Jensen Beach

Cum Laude


NAUI Diving Instructor

NBDHMT Diver Medical Technician - Advanced

IANTD Trimix technical diver

NAUI Specialty Scuba Diver - Photography

Hyperbaric Chamber Operator

DAN Oxygen Administration Instructor

NURC/UNCW Nitrox Divemaster

ASHI CPR and First Aid Instructor

PSI Visual Cylinder Inspector


Highly skilled in ROV operations including pilot, integrated navigation system (Hypack), data collection (digital stills, video documentation, manipulator sampling), vehicle maintenance and repairs. Experienced in mission coordination, logistics planning, and budgetary aspects. NAUI Scuba Instructor and technical diving certified. Very experienced in scuba dive supervision, accident management (DMT), and equipment maintenance.


49 years old. Excellent health. Married 25 years. No children. Excellent supervision and communication skills. Computer literate.

Wilmington, NC,
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