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David Rintoul
Works at Better Dive Pro
Attended University of Waterloo
Lives in Seattle, WA


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Many local divers and Aquarium junkies know that the Seattle Aquarium is active in research on these sharks and that the research station is in fact located at the end of the Aquarium pier. Just 60 fe...

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A PADI Course Director, EFR and DAN Instructor Trainer, Dave Rintoul has contributed to the success of dive resorts, retail facilities and instructor development centers nationwide. As a dive expert, talented marketer, and passionate educator, he has been recognized by PADI for his innovative new customer acquisition and continuing education programs. Dave’s excellent reputation as a quality instructor and relationship builder is a source of pride and repeat business.

In addition to working as an instructor, Dave contributes to public education at the Seattle Aquarium. During his five years of interpretation and volunteer diving, he has supported sixgill shark research events and trained the Aquarium’s Diving Safety Office as Emergency Oxygen Instructors.

In 2003, Dave joined REEF while working as an Instructor at a Florida Keys resort. In 2011, he was accepted to their Advanced Assessment Team and has participated in many survey research events in the Caribbean and Pacific Northwest. Committed to protecting the environment, Dave has organized and led several popular and successful underwater cleanup activities.

A customer care veteran of both Siemens and Microsoft, Dave excels at building partner relationships and developing mutually beneficial technology and business opportunities. Recognized for achievement at both companies, he has channeled his initiative, work ethic and drive to succeed fulltime in the scuba industry since 2008.

Bragging rights
Top Producer (2009) and Finalist, Diver Retention (2010)
  • University of Waterloo
    Computer Engineering, 1992
  • Villanova University
    Six Sigma Green Belt, 2009
  • Professional Association of Diving Instructors
    Course Director, 2010
  • Divers Alert Network
    Instructor Trainer, 2011
Basic Information
Diver Medic, Scuba and Dive Safety Instructor Trainer, Tech Industry Veteran seeking role in Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Better Dive Pro
    Course Director, 2008 - present
  • Dive Canuck Scuba
    Instructor Trainer, 2003 - 2010
  • Microsoft
    Sr. Product Manager, 2006 - 2008
  • Siemens AG
    Director of Business Development, 2004 - 2006
  • Microsoft
    Sr. Business Development Manager, 1999 - 2003
  • Siemens AG
    Global Manager, 1995 - 1998
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Seattle, WA
San Jose, CA - Burnaby, BC - Key Largo, FL - Santa Clara, CA - Alexandria, VA - Bridgeport, CT - Waterloo, ON - Brockville, ON
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Dave Rintoul's progression from open water diver to instructor to instructor trainer. Highlighted are PADI core curriculum and specialties a