- Co-founder Nick has many years of experience leading outdoor trips with an acute sense of safety and professionalism. He worked as an EMT for the California Department of Forestry before he worked as an EMT on the Kings River guiding white water rafting trips for 5 years. It wasn’t until he moved to San Diego in 2007 when he became SCUBA certified and a PADI Divemaster to lead Great White Shark Expeditions to Isla Guadalupe from 2007 til 2013. Since the launch fo SD Expeditions, Nick has been featured on SharkWeek 2014 and 2015, SD Expeditions has been hired for the following companies with Nick’s knowledge on the pacific for the southern California area. BBC, 60 Minutes, National Geographic Wild, and local broadcasts. Nick also is contracted to work with other companies to lead and guide wildlife expeditions for BigAnimals.com.
Certificates include but are not limited to Open Water Scuba Instructor, Divemaster, EFR Instructor, Boat Instructor, Deep Instructor, Digital Underwater Photography Instructor, DriftInstructor, Enriched Air Instructor, Equipment Specialist Instructor, Night Diver Instructor, Search & Recovery Instructor, Wreck Instructor, Tec Rec Trimix Blender Instructor, PeakPerformance Buoyancy Instructor, Project Aware Instructor, AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Instructor, Care for Children w/AED Instructor