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Mobby’s USA Welcomes Dev Spradlin as a Brand Ambassador



Dev Spradlin enlisted in the Marine Corps right out of high school and was selected to become an Officer of Marines during his second enlistment at which point he was sent to Auburn University.  At Auburn he was introduced to and fell in love with Scuba. On his first tour in Okinawa, Japan he became an Open Water Scuba Instructor. He taught on Okinawa for several years. A trained Marine Combat Instructor of Water Survival he was later placed in charge of all entry level swim training for the Marine Corps at Parris Island, South Carolina. Throughout his career he worked for various shops and owned his own facility all the while making safe divers. After 21 years of service to our country and multiple combat tours to both Iraq and Afghanistan, Dev retired from the Marine Corps as a Major. 

 

Dev has been diving for over 20 years and teaching for more than 17 years.  He has certified hundreds of safe divers around the world.  He loves to share his passion with new divers and introduce them to a Scuba life style.  In his career as an instructor, Dev has continued to hone his underwater skills and develop new ones to keep scuba fresh through continuing education and dive travel. He currently serves as a SDI Instructor Trainer Staff Instructor Trainer.  He teaches every manner of recreational specialty, too many to reference, and loves to introduce interested divers to the technical diving world.  Dev teaches the gateway classes of Technical Diving: Intro to Tec, TDI Nitrox, Advanced Nitrox, and Decompression Procedures.  His energy and love for Scuba are infectious.  If you get to the Richmond, Virginia area take the opportunity look him up. Guarantee he’ll take you to the water and you’ll probably learn something new and have fun in the process!  At the very least you’ll hear a great story…