Scuba Training

At Bottom Time we offer training from beginner all the way to instructor from various agencies including NAUI, PADI, and SDI. We also have instructors all throughout the state of Florida. Please see below to pick the dive instructor that best fits your needs.

Captain/Instructor, Mike Weekly


Mike Weekly is a NAUI Instructor along with maintains a 50 ton masters captains license. Mike has been an avid outdoorsman his whole life. He become a certified scuba diver back in 1996. Since then Mike fell in love with the sport and has since wanted to share his passion for scuba diving and love for the ocean with others. Mike is knowledgeable in teaching open water all the way through professional dive master. 

Organization: NAUI

Availability: Anytime

Area: All of Florida (Homebase - Cape Coral)

Phone: (813) 363-5453


Instructor, Justin Lovett


Justin Lovett is a NAUI Dive Instructor. Justin holds a master's degree from Albany State University where he played football. He went on to play semi-professional football where he retired. He has always loved being in the water and became a dive professional. Justin continues to share his passion for scuba diving with others focusing on breaking the stereotypes of diving within the African American community. His passion for diving allowed him to co-find Unicorns of Diving which has been recognized by the National Association of Black Scuba Divers - NABS. 

Organization: NAUI

Availability: Weekends

Area: All of Florida (Homebase - Riverview)

Phone: (813) 551-1615



Instructor Brandon Stevens

Brandon Stevens is a PADI instructor who is originally from California but recently moved to Hernando Beach. Brandon has lots of experience in cold water diving in dry suits but is enjoying the warmer sunshine of Florida.

Organization: PADI

Availability: Anytime

Area: Hernando Beach

Phone: (916) 627-9961

Instructor, Greg Santos


Greg Santos is an SDI instructor. Greg Santos has been diving with one goal in mind, where is dinner? He has won in spearfishing tournaments and is out almost every weekend somewhere grocery shopping underwater. Greg just recently became an SDI instructor to share his knowledge of spearfishing with others.

Organization: SDI

Availability: Evenings and Weekends

Area: Tampa Bay Area (Homebase - Seffner)

Phone: (813) 446-2267


The Bottom Time Charter's team looks forward to guiding you in making knowledgeable decisions both above and below the water. 

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