Fletch 'Fletch' ( Instructors Team )

  • Instructor

    PADI IDC Staff Instructor - Scuba Diving since 2012

    • Full FaceMask Instructor

    Born and raised in Waterbury CT, attended the University of Connecticut before being commissioned in the US Army. Lived in S Korea, Germany, Colorado, New York, Virginia. Learned to Dive when on R+R in Thailand during a deployment to Afghanistan and was hooked.   After transitioning from the Active Army to the Army Reserves became an PADI instructor here at Rainbow Reef.   

    • Favorite Dive Site:

      Molasses Deep

    • Favorite Specialty Class:

      Deep Diver

    • Favorite Fish:

      Hammerhead Shark

    • Favorite Restaurant:

      Upper Crust Pizza

    • Favorite Movie:

      Spaceballs

    PADI Specialty Instructor Certifications:

    • Wreck Diver

    • Deep Diver

    • Enriched Air/Nitrox Diver

    • Boat Diver

    • Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver

    • Night Diver

    • Self Reliant Diver

    • Underwater Navigator

    • Drift Diver

    • Dry Suit Diver

    • Equipment Specialist

    • Project Aware

    • Coral Reef Conservation

    • Dive Against Debris

    • PADI Emergency 02 Provider

    • EFR Primary/Secondary Care

    • EFR Care for Children

    • Ocean Reef Full FaceMask (IDM)

    • Ocean Reef FFM w/Coms

    • PADI Full FaceMask

My Dive Gear:

  • Regulators:

    Aqua Lung Legend LX

    Legend LX image - medium If the only two things you are concerned about is safety and comfort, look no further. This third generation Legend regulator has the same great breathability as its predecessors but with a new feature. The MBS is the new easy way to adjust the breathing ...

  • BCD:

    Aqua Lung Balance

    Balance image - medium The Balance is the perfect way to keep you streamlined and comfortable. This model introduces the Tri-Loader Harness system. Clipping on accessories like cameras or lights is a snap with 3 stainless steel angled D- rings One of the most popula...

  • Dive Computers:

    Suunto Cobra3 Dive Computer

    Cobra3 Dive Computer image - medium The Suunto Cobra3 is engineered for avid divers and features Suunto's all new electronic 3D compass and an easy-to-read matrix display with simplified four-button operation. The Cobra3's new electronic 3D compass offers divers the unique ability to tilt t...

  • Mask:

    Aqua Lung Teknika

    Teknika image - medium External stainless steel hardware makes this mask very popular in the world of diving....

  • Fins:

    Aqua Lung Express ADJ

    Express ADJ image - medium The Express ADJ fin rep- represents the latest in technology and material innovation. Comfort, power and efficiency are the hallmarks of this propulsion machine. Strap a pair on and see for yourself. ...

  • Snorkel:

    Aqua Lung Deep See Airway Snorkel

    Deep See Airway Snorkel image - medium Simple, two-way purge makes this inexpensive snorkel a great purchase....

  • Octopus:

    Aqua Lung Titan / Calypso Octo

    Titan / Calypso Octo image - medium Perfectly compatible with the Titan regulators, this mid sized alternate air source is a high quality, affordable octo. High viz purge cover along with the high viz 39 inch hose makes identifying fast and efficient. The front purge cover is designed for e...

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