Staff

Jonathan Eddy
Jonathan Eddy

Owner

Jonathan has been co-owner and manager of Waterfront Diving Center since July of 1990. Originally ...

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Robert "Ski" Wilczynski
Robert "Ski" Wilczynski

Owner, Instructor Trainer, Service Technician

Ski is a co-owner of Waterfront Diving Center. Ski was originally certified to dive in 1989 through NAUI and ...

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Lawrence Jacques
Lawrence Jacques

Instructor, Service Technician

Larry was originally certified to dive in 1984 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts through NAUI. He became a NAUI ...

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Jade McMillan
Jade McMillan

Staff Member (Part Time)

Jade was certified by Shelagh and AJ in her Junior year at UVM. Her favorite places to dive are anywhere with ...

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David Sileo
David Sileo

Staff Member

David is from Pittsburgh, PA and was certified there at Splash Water Sports in 2012. He grew more into ...

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Aidan Ruggles
Aidan Ruggles

Staff Member (Seasonal)

Aidan has been a part-time employee at the shop since August of 2019. He got certified by Shelagh and ...

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Azula
Azula

Shop Dog

Azula was adopted from Puerto Rico in June 2021 from the Student Rescue Project. She loves meeting ...

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Instructors

Wade Labrecque
Wade Labrecque

NAUI Course Director

Wade was certified in 1982 with NAUI and became an instructor in 1994. Wade was born and raised in ...

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Shelagh Cooley
Shelagh Cooley

NAUI Instructor Trainer/PADI Instructor

Shelagh began her diving career at the age of 15 as part of a school trip to Belize with a group from Essex ...

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Greg Murray
Greg Murray

Instructor

Greg was certified to dive in 2006 through NAUI at Waterfront Diving and became a PADI Divemaster in ...

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Dave Bean
Dave Bean

Instructor

Dave Bean started diving in 1989, after meeting his future wife, an already certified diver. Certified at  ...

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Kreig Pinkham
Kreig Pinkham

Instructor

 

Phillip Peterson
Phillip Peterson

Instructor

Phillip Peterson took a Try Scuba class through Waterfront Diving Center and instantly fell in love with ...

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Julie J McGowan
Julie J McGowan

DAN Instructor-Trainer / PADI Instructor Emeritus

Although swimming before she could walk and raised on the West Coast of Florida, Julie did not become ...

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Nancy Smith
Nancy Smith

Instructor

 

David Upson
David Upson

Instructor

 

Dave Potter
Dave Potter

Instructor

Dave Potter started diving at age 12 and was certified at age 14 in 1978 by Art Cohn at Northern Divers (the ...

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Divemasters

John Siminger
John Siminger

Divemaster

John was originally certified to dive way back in 1970 through NAUI and became a Divemaster with the same ...

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Tony Vargo
Tony Vargo

Divemaster

 

Tony Facos
Tony Facos

Divemaster

Tony was originally certified to dive in 1990 through NAUI and became a NAUI Divemaster in 2005. Tony’s ...

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Ron Adams
Ron Adams

Divemaster

 

Emeritus

Arthur "Art" Cohn
Arthur "Art" Cohn

Instructor

Art is a senior Dive-Instructor in the Waterfront Dive Center family having become a NAUI Instructor in 1974 ...

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Pierre A. LaRocque
Pierre A. LaRocque

Instructor

Pierre was originally certified to dive way back in 1986 with NAUI. When Pierre isn’t teaching various Scuba ...

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Jim Squires
Jim Squires

Instructor

Jim Squires is one of the senior diving instructors on Lake Champlain with over 25 years of teaching ...

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Erick Tichonuk
Erick Tichonuk

Instructor

Erick was certified to dive in 1981 through NAUI and later became an instructor through both PADI and ...

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Lisetta Wiese-Hansen
Lisetta Wiese-Hansen

Divemaster

Lisetta was originally certified to dive in 1994 through PADI and three years later became a certified ...

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