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tphelps

Course Director, Male, from San Francisco, CA

Thanks for visiting my page! Contact me via email at info@balanceddivers.com or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/phelpstyler/) Nov 18, 2017

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    San Francisco, CA
    Occupation:
    Marine Scientist
    Gender:
    Male
    eBay User Name:
    tylerphelps
    Certification Agencies:
    NAUI, UTD, PADI, DAN, ARC, IAHD, TDI, IANTD
    Dive History:
    Started diving in Southern California, via Discover in 2009. I fell in love with diving and did my professional training on Utila Island, Honduras in 2012.
    Certification History:
    NAUI Course Director
    DAN Instructor Trainer
    PADI IDC Staff Instructor
    UTD Foundational Instructor
    IAHD Adaptive Scuba Professional Instructor
    ARC Lifeguard Instructor

    NAUI Training Committee Member, reviewer of 2016 Leadership and Instruction Textbook and 2017 Master Scuba Diver Textbook. Co-author on NAUI DPV, FFM, Side Mount, Scientific Diver training standards.

    NAUI Prism2 Extreme Exposure CCR Diver. Certified on Poseidon MKVI, Titan CCR, Hollis Explorer and owner of a Hollis Prism 2. NAUI Technical Instructor on the Prism2, Intro to Tec, and other technical specialties.

    Researcher of mesophotic fish ecology. Credited with the collection of 5 new species (in press).

    Deepest dive: 500ft/150m (collecting new species)
    Longest dive: 6 hours (5.5 hours of deco)
    Favorite day dive: West Past, Palau
    Favorite night dive: Manta Dive @ Garden Eel Cove, Kona, HI
    Favorite photography dive: Melasti, Bali
    Favorite macro-photography dive: Lembeh, Indonesia
    Certification Level:
    NAUI Course Director
    # of Logged Dives:
    1,000 - 2,499
    Dive Classification:
    Instructor / Assistant Instructor / Dive Master / Dive Con
    Years Certified:
    Six - Ten Years
    Rebreather Type:
    Prism2
    Rebreather Experience:
    • Prism 2
    • Titan
    Diving Rebreathers Since:
    2012
    Founder and Owner of Balanced Divers, offering training from scuba diver to instructor trainer, and technical courses from intro to technical diving to rebreather. As a marine scientist, I do current research on mesophotic fish ecology to depths up to 500 feet, investigating fish assemblage patterns and factors influencing speciation.

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    Tyler Phelps
    Owner of Balanced Divers
    M.S. Ecology Candidate, B.S. Marine Science, NAUI Course Director & Tec Instructor, DAN Instructor Trainer
    NAUI #57749, DAN #15320, UTD #124, PADI #310892, ARC #1832387, IAHD #14002
    info@balanceddivers.com
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