Staff Members

Industrial Diving Institute’s Staff
DR. TJ Cobb DM

TJ started diving in late 70's and early 80's, caving in the Open Circuit. He studied with NUEI, both Open Circuit and Closed Circuit as well as Commercial Diving. Always looking for new techn

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Duane Romanello

Duane Romanello, P.A., joins Industrial Diving Institute as a certified MDEA Open Circuit Instructor with an extensive diving and educational background. He received his Degree in Marine Biolo

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David Athey

David comes to Industrial Diving Institute with 17 years of combined experience in electronics and mechanical engineering. He is a former employee of Perry Baromedical and current  Lockheed M

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Daniel Owsley

Dan joins Industrial Diving Institute with extensive diving and educational background. He is a very skilled MDEA Open Circuit Instructor. Mr. Owsley graduated Hargrave Military Academy with h

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Anthony Flaris

Tony joins Industrial Diving Institute with a vast educational and diving background. His Open and Closed Circuit Instructor skills are phenomenal. He is an accomplished Journeyman-Wireman an

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Steve Barnes

Steve joins our team with vast experience as a well accomplished Certified Open Circuit Instructor. During his career in the US Navy he served in SARS as well as in Elite Small Tactical Unit.

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Glenn Cope

Glenn A. Cope has been a proud member of IBEW #177 for 30 years and is a Certified Open Circuit Diver. He has 28 years’ experience as a Journey Wireman and Florida State Certified Electrical

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Rob Tweedell

Rob Tweedell is the third generation in his family to be involved in the compressed air industry and has almost 40 years experience in this field. His career spans everything from design, appl

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