PADI Course Directors.
Abyss Scuba Diving is one of Australia's Leading PADI Career Development Centers, its three-course directors known are the three most active and progressive PADI Course Directors in Australia.
PADI Platinum Course Director Jamie Miller is the Director of Career Development at Abyss Scuba Diving. As well as being a PADI Course Director Jamie is Australia's most experience Sidemount and Recreational rebreather instructor trainer.
Growing up in the southern suburbs of Sydney; Chris has been linked to the ocean from his earliest memories. Joining the instructional team of Abyss in 2010 set him on a journey that took him to the Great Barrier Reef, South East Asia, and Eastern Africa.
Re-joining the Abyss Family in 2017 Chris pioneered the PADI Freediver Program and is currently one of only two PADI Freediving Instructor Trainers in Australia. Chris is also one of our PADI Course Directors and PADI TecRec Instructor Trainers.
You can always spot Chris in the water with a massive grin from behind his beard.
PADI Course Director Peter is currently one of Australia's most influential dive professionals, leading the way for innovative dive business solutions and leading edge dive education design and techniques.
Peter is the founder and Managing Director of Abyss Scuba Diving which is located in the middle of Sydney's best dive sites. Peter has developed this once small family dive business to now be Australia's leading PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre, which has shown continual growth and popularity every year for the past 18 years.
Peter has shaped Abyss Scuba Diving to reflect his professional attitude towards diving; resulting in Abyss Scuba Diving receiving countless dive industry awards. In 2007, Peter accepted on behalf of Abyss Scuba Diving, "The Most Outstanding PADI Dive Centre in
Abyss Scuba Diving has also dominated the Australia diving industry, receiving the awards for the 'Best Australian Dive Centre' and 'Most Outstanding Oceanic Dealer in Australia' every year for 10 years in a row. It is through Peters business savvy that he has developed Abyss Scuba Diving into a world-renowned training facility that is always at the forefront of technologies and training techniques.
In 2006, PADI CEO Drew Richardson personally commended Peters professionalism, by giving him the prestigious award for his "Outstanding Contributions to the Dive Industry".
In 2008, after 15 years of contributions to the diving industry, Peter also accepted the highly acclaimed "Diving for Tomorrow - Training Innovation" award at the annual PADI members awards ceremony in LasVegas, USA. Peter was the first person ever to be given this award.
Peter's Instructor Programs reflect his own professionalism and expertise, giving candidates not only a broad knowledge of the diving industry but a professional and solid grounding in which to begin their career in diving.