About Our Diver / Staff

When you call or visit Prime Scuba, you can rest assured that you are good hands. Not only is our staff friendly and professional, but each associate also shares your love for scuba diving. You'll be met with scuba instructors and dive masters who are enthusiastic about helping you find the gear you need to have the best possible underwater experience.

If you're looking for scuba gear or snorkeling equipment, there's no one better to consult with than the professional divers and snorkelers at Prime Scuba.

So, feel free to stop in and say hello. If nothing else, you'll have a great conversation with someone who shares your love of the sport

Mike Kneuer

Certification and Background

Mike Kneuer is a PADI Certified Open Water Scuba Instructor and a Master Scuba Diver Trainer. Mike began diving in 1997 after retiring early from his 30-year career in the corporate world. Soon after, Mike's passion for diving became his new career. Mike's son Michael is a Dive Master, and his wife Joyce and daughter Erin are Advanced Divers. Mike's student's benefit from his love of teaching and his passion for diving. Mike is a tour leader for Prime Scuba's dive travel program. Many of Mike's students have joined him on numerous dive vacations.

Mike is certified to teach the following specialty classes:

  • Boat Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Drift Diver
  • Dry-Suit Diver
  • Enriched Air (Nitrox)
  • Night Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Search and Recovery Diver
  • Wreck Diver

Mike is also a PADI certified Lionfish Hunter.

Garry Brenner

Certification and Background

Garry became interested in diving as a child, was certified in 1969 and has been diving ever since. His professional career started in 2008 and has since certified numerous students locally and abroad. In 2010 Garry authored a PADI Distinctive Specialty Course on Lionfish Hunting. He has taught several courses diving courses in conjunction with local governments and marine parks in Bonaire and Cozumel.

Credentials

PADI Instructor in the following courses:

  • EFR
  • Deep Diver
  • Enriched Air
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Dry Suit Instructor
  • AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Sp Instructor
  • Project Aware
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Care for Children w/AED
  • Lionfish Hunter

Garry is also a factory-certified Master Technician in Equipment Service for:

  • Atomic
  • Aqualung
  • Cressi
  • SCUBAPRO