Born and raised in Oregon, Dan Semrad II has always had a passion for the water. As a biologist and an educator by training and profession; freediving and spearfishing are more than just sport. With a deep respect for the ocean and an appreciation for every experience it provides, Dan loves sharing his experience and training divers to experience the wonder of our aquatic environments and the thrill of diving! Dan holds professional level certifications with PFI, NAUI, and SSI. Dan also was the first ever NAUI freediver instructor through the collaboration between NAUI and PFI.
Ian is based out of Astoria, Oregon. A former FII instructor Ian taught mainly in the Northern LA – Santa Barbara area and Portland. Ian has 20+ years experience in the ocean diving, surfing, sailing, and fishing. He has traveled extensively throughout Baja and the world in search of good surf and spearfishing spots and can set up custom guided trips and classes.