Meet The Caprock Dive Team
TEXAS DIVE CENTER was established in August 2012 with the aim of providing high quality service to the scuba diving community within west Texas and eastern New Mexico. As a SSI Diamond Instructor Training Center, TEXAS DIVE CENTER has gained not only the respect from the industry locally, but now has a long-standing reputation worldwide. As one of Texas's premier scuba diving facilities, we offer quality service for the recreational, technical and professional diving community.
With exclusive deals in the Bay Islands of Honduras, Philipines, Belize, Mexico, Fiji, and Chuunk, we guarantee you the best diving , not only in the U.S., but all around the world.
With over 50 years of dive experience, we guarantee the highest standards of quality in terms of teaching, safety and services. All our rental equipment is renewed every 2 years, to guarantee you comfort and safety (come see if we have any in our discount room for sale).
So start your Adventure with us today, get diving and change your life. Our dynamic team is here to assist you step by step...What are you waiting for?
Owner and Director of Training
John is a retired U.S. Army LtCol and disabled veteran, Master Scuba Instructor and Instructor Trainer. He also is a Instructor Trainer for Disabled Divers International (DDI). He started Texas Dive Center to provide the best scuba services, training and adventures in the region. He first started diving in Maine with a YMCA certification in 1973 to do search and recovery and ice diving. He is also a Scuba Pro Expert Equipment Technician as well as being manufacturer trained for TUSA, Mares, Oceanic, Cressi and Ocean Technology Systems (OTS) full face masks service and repairs. John is a DOT cylinder re-tester for hydro static testing of cylinders. He is a SSI Platinum 1000 Instructor and was inducted into the Platinum Pro 5000 Diver Foundation in 2018.
Robert "JAY" Williams
Specialty & Assistant Instructor"Jay" has been diving with us for five years and is a member of the Lubbock Fire Department. Jay teaches the pool sessions for our beginner students and is a Public Safety and Independent Diver. He also teaches our CPR/1stAid/AED/Oxygen Provider classes.
Torill "Rita" Miller
Specialty & Assistant Instructor
Torill is the wife of our owner and has been diving for 10 years years and she is and Assistant Manager and ScubaPro Technician.
Tyler has been diving since he was 12 and is One our in-house ScubaPro Expert Technicians as well as a Mares Technician. He handles hydro-testing of cylinders and works as an Assistant Manager of the Dive Shop.
Matthew is one of our newest Dive Masters with experience diving throughout the world, with most of his logged dives in the Red Sea.
Casey is one of our newest Dive Masters who has only been diving for a little more than six months. A fast learner with a passion for diving.