Underwater Antics Scuba Hours: M, T, Th, F 4:30 - 8:00 & Sat 10:30-7:30
Founder of Underwater Antics, Tim has been diving since 1997 and instructing since 2003. His entire career has been in the water industry whether drilling, municipal work in Mount Pleasant , or diving. Tim loves to travel, especially to cave country in Florida. When not in the water he enjoys spending time with his kids, grandkids, wife, and parrot, Chili Pepper.
Diving for the past 20 years, Cheryl has explored the Great Lakes shipwrecks, dove with sharks in the Bahamas, swam with manta rays in Hawaii, enjoyed diving the caves in Florida and cenotes in Mexico. She loves to spend time traveling with Tim, and hanging out with the kids and grandkids and parrot. A NAUI and SDI instructor, Cheryl sp
Diving for the past 20 years, Cheryl has explored the Great Lakes shipwrecks, dove with sharks in the Bahamas, swam with manta rays in Hawaii, enjoyed diving the caves in Florida and cenotes in Mexico. She loves to spend time traveling with Tim, and hanging out with the kids and grandkids and parrot. A NAUI and SDI instructor, Cheryl spends much of her time managing the day to day activities at the shop and supporting the team .
Chris started his adventures with SCUBA in 1996 earning his SSI OW certification with Seaquatics. Shortly after he went to Cozumel, Mexico where he was hooked. In 2015 he chased his dream and became a PADI open water and specialty instructor and now teaches PADI, SSI and SDI / TDI. In his spare time you can find Chris hanging out with wife Rhonda and two kids.
John started diving in 1974. He took time off to earn a PhD and start a family. He recently retired after 33 years as a University Associate Professor at Central Michigan University where he focused on zebra mussel research. Currently an SSI and PADI Advanced Open Water Instructor, John teaches a number of specialties and is always looking for new sites to explore.
As a vertebrate biologist, John is a staff member of Alma College where he has been involved with the reproductive and population ecology, thermal biology, and morphology of freshwater turtles and semi-aquatic snakes. He gained interest in Scuba while teaching freshwater biology and marine ecology.
Diving since 2016, Nolan instantly knew this was a sport he was meant to do. Growing up as a competitive swimmer, scuba diving has become a passion. Nolan loves being a part of a world few get to experience. As a fulltime Firefighter / EMT he combines his diving passion with public service and public safety diving. He encourages anyone considering scuba to just do it!
Spanning the globe to local and exotic locations, Tod has 500+ dives since getting certified in May 2013. As a divemaster he enjoys helping out new students and open water divers who need a little extra assistance or advise. When not assisting, he is very passionate about underwater videography and underwater pictures, especially on night dives where the best colors pop.
Val is rocking it with over 300 dives since 2013. And while not as obsessed with diving as Tod, she wished she had gotten certified earlier in life. Dive mastering since 2018, she finds working with new divers and students to be challenging and very rewarding. Her favorite color is pink and when not under the waves while on vacation you can find her relaxing on the beach catching rays.
Certified in 2018 Armas has fallen in love with the underwater world. The father of four wonderful children, he dives as often as he can whether it's Great Lakes shipwrecks, local lakes, quarry diving or treasure hunting in the St. Clair River. He offers words of wisdom to anyone who thinks scuba diving is out of their reach..."You can do it!"
Wanting to dive since the age of 13, Pat finally got the opportunity in 1979 while in the Navy in Guam. A man of experience, Pat has managed a dive store, taught as a NAUI instructor and dove the wrecks off the East Coast, the warm waters of Bonaire, Belize (the Blue Hole), San Salvador, Turks and Caicos, and Cozumel. Now retired, Pat enjoys spending time with his wife and diving the Great Lakes.
Steve was born and raised on the shores of Lake Huron. He grew up fascinated by the men and ships that sailed the Great Lakes. A scuba diver, his pinnacle wreck was visiting the Cedarville shipwreck in the Straits which was crewed by many of the fathers / brothers he grew up with. Retired from municipal work Steve enjoys working part time....just for fun.
What more can we say.....the title says it all ;-)