• Michael Timm - CEO / Instructor

    Michael Timm - Owner - Instructor

    • SSI-Instructor Trainer, PADI & SSI-Freediving Instructor, SSI-Swim Teacher Trainer, PADI-IDC-Staff Instructor, EFR Emergency Response Instructor, SSI-Classified Open Water Instructor. Michael began his professional diving career in the German Navy as Combat Frogman. After leaving the Navy and Germany, Michael started working as an Instructor and managing various dive resort operations around the globe as well as working as a freelance Instructor and Diveguide. Eventually Michael ended up in sunny San Diego where he joined Dive California as the General Manager until he took over in 2011 as the owner.

      Michael has over 30 years scuba teaching experience as well 20 years with physically and cognitive impaired people. Michael is fluent in German, English and Spanish.