Ben Jaeckle

ACUC Instructor Trainer
905 870-3695

Ben has been associated with the McMaster dive program since 1987. He has taught all levels of diving programs and is an Instructor trainer. He is also a DAN Oxygen provider Instructor. As a member of the Canadian Armed Forces he has developed and taught military dive courses in Victoria, BC. With credentials to instruct in both organizations, NAUI and ACUC professional standards are always met. Ben has initiated the many dive programs at the Flamborough, Burlington YMCA and Burlington Community Pools for all levels of divers and is the course coordinator at present and president of Marlins Scuba. Also organizing dive charters for a growing group of course graduates. He also licenced as a Commercial ships Captain for dive charter operations. Ben is actively employed and is a Captain with the Hamilton Professional Fire Department.



Bruce King

ACUC Instructor Trainer

Bruce has been a member of the McMaster program since 1989. Originally certified in 1981, he has taught the basic open water program, night diving, advanced open water diving, divemaster, and rescue courses. His specialty courses include teaching Ice Diving, DAN Oxygen, and ACUC Visual Tank Inspection. In addition Bruce has performed as an Instructor evaluator on Instructor certification courses. Bruce is a Real Estate Broker based in Burlington.




Steve Rimmington

ACUC Instructor

Profile picSteve learned to dive through the McMaster program in 1996, and has been involved with the program since that time. He has been an Open Water Instructor since 1999.




Dive Masters

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Teaching Assistants

  Valerie Lister                  Andy Lister

  Doug Lowry              Marek Marczewski              Josh Maltby