tom mellor


PADI open water scuba Instructor #177502

Tom Mellor started scuba diving on a dare from a friend.  He learned to dive in Puget Sound's emerald waters in a dry suit.  He enjoys diving with his 15 y/o daughter, Lindsey, who has her Rescue Diver certification. Tom put his newly learned skills to benefit others in 1998 by working with Dr. Alan T. White on a reef research project through Earthwatch and Saving Philippine Reefs at Silliman University in the Philippines.  Tom enjoys helping people learn about diving and the marine environment in the Midwest and anywhere.


Diving Timeline

  • 1995- First dive, Puget Sound
  • 2002 - PADI Instructor