Contact Us

Captain Robert McDaniel

Owner

bob profile pictureBob is originally from Florida where he instructed and dived for the Orange county Sheriff’s office Marine Patrol, fighting crime and saving lives for 20 years. He set up Oceans Unlimited in 2005 and is now enjoying the life style of PADI Dive Instructor, Dive Shop Manager, Mr Fixit and boat captain in Costa Rica. Bob is the guy that can fix anything and can often be found tinkering on a reg in the repair room.
Georgia King

Director of Training

georgia course director staff profile picOur wonderful inhouse PADI Course Director and DSAT Tec Deep instructor Trainer. Georgia is from the UK and has been instructing in central America since 2004 and has also found her niche here at Oceans Unlimited and Go Pro Costa Rica. She runs all our professional and technical dive programs here at the center. She also has the tiring job of being mum to dive dog terror Pandora. Check out her blog and learn about some of the great training here at Oceans !

 

James 'JT' Timney

Lead Instructor

JTprofile picturePADI Master Instructor and our lead instructor, JT has joined us for the stress free scuba life after retiring from the US Army after 26 years of stress in the military. Now adjusting to his Pura Vida lifestyle in Costa Rica, He is also a Disabled Diving Instructor and is looking forward to assisting us to become a Disabled Diver Dive Center.  Additionally he will be working towards his Technical Dive certifications later this year.  He is also our certified Boy Scouts of America Scuba Diving Merit Badge Counselor.  When not wearing those hats  he is scuba diving the beautiful warm waters of Manuel Antonio on a regular basis!
Ileana Brenes

Office Manager

ileana profile pictureIleana started diving with Oceans Unlimited in 2009 when she did a DSD and was bitten by the “dive bug”. She steadily has worked her way up the PADI ladder and now has achieved her goal of PADI Assistant Instructor. You will find her running the main office and organizing trips and courses as well as divemastering and assisting on spanish courses.

Brad Stephens

PADI Instructor

brad profile pictureYou will more often than not find Brad down in the workshop, humming along to the sound of the compressor, if not diving. When not below the waves he likes to spend his other daylight hours surfing some of the breaks around Manuel Antonio.
Gina Lusardi

PADI Instructor

gina profile pictureGina is one of our newest instructors to the team and an avid conservationist and photographer.

 

The Muttley Crew

Deco

Full time Snoozer

deco dogDive dog Deco likes to spend most of his day sleeping. This is a very important job and ensures that there is always a comfy place to put your feet. Can be found checking up on day to day dive activities and cooling off in the pool.
Pandora

Nutjob

pandora profile pictureDon’t be fooled by the cute ears, this little madam likes to keep everyone on their toes. When not meeting and greeting she likes to spend her time sniffing out iguanas and bugs, as well as looking for bananas and watermelon to munch on.
Damian - (2006-2015).... The Dog, the Myth, the Legend

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The original Oceans Unlimited Dive Dog and to all of the classes and tours he supervised from his sleeping spot across the doorway. Whether sunbathing or letting students know it was time to finish, up , or just providing a comforting nudge during the IDC stressful exams, you will always be loved and remembered.