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T: 10:30-5:30
W: 10:30-5:30
TH: 10:30-5:30
F: 10:30-5:30
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Kansas City Frogman Scuba Staff

Manfred UhlManfred Uhl

Qualifications -
I have an extensive knowledge for local/ocean waters and diving conditions. I have been involved in public safety diving operations since 1975/1984 then returned in 1995 to present .I also have extensive knowledge on diving equipment, its operation and maintenance. I understand the limitations and specific uses for each piece of diving equipment. Also how to best apply that equipment in diving operations.

Dive History -
Over 4500 total dives
Over 250 commercial dives
Over 3000 recreational dives
Over 300 public safety dives
Over 400 night operations
Over 100 river operations
Over 200 zero visibility dives
Over 100 evidence recovery dive

Licenses and Certificates -
Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Emergency 1st Response, Rescue Diver, Dive Master, Specialty Full Face Mask Diver, Specialty Nitrox Diver, Specialty Cavern Diver, Specialty Multilevel Diver, Specialty Dry Suit Diver, Specialty Deep Diver, Specialty Night Diver, EFR Instructor, Assistant Instructor, Open Water Instructor, Master Scuba Trainer, Master Instructor, Tank Visual Inspector TDI, Photography Instructor, Full Face Instructor, Multilevel Instructor, U/W Navigator Instructor, Night Diver Instructor, Search & Recovery Instructor, Wreck Diver Instructor, Dry Suit Instructor, Deep Diver Instructor, Nitrox Instructor, Peak Performance Buoyancy Inst., Project Aware Instructor, Coral Reef Conservation Instructor, Tank Visual Inspector PSI, Interspiro Service Tech

Manfred Uhl
Joey Woodbury
Dive Master

Qualifications - Joey is a seasoned local and well traveled diver. With nearly 10 years of diving experience. He is a former public safety diver for Lees Summit Underwater Recovery. While with LSUR he was involved in evidence, body, car and boat recoverys. All in black water. He has traveled and dove in many countries with speciality guiding to the Riveria Maya, Mexico, where he has dove local cenotes (underground rivers), Cozumel and all up and down the east coast of the Riviera Maya. He maintains extensive knowlodge of diving and equipment and continues to educate himself on new technologies and dive safety.

Licenses and Certificates -
PADI: Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Emergency First Response, Rescue Diver, Dive Master, Specialty Full Face Mask Diver, Specialty Nitrox Diver, Specialty Dry Suit Diver, Specialty Black Water Ops Diver, Speciality Deep Diver, Rapid Deployment Specialty

TDI/STI/ERDI: Drysuit Specialty, Full Face Mask Specialty

EFR: CPR Certified

Manfred Uhl
Sean Haas
Dive Master

Qualifications -
Sean has been diving for almost ten years in some of the murkiest waters such as the Missouri River to the clean cold waters of the Great Lakes. Five or those years Sean has served as a volunteer Public Safety Diver for Kansas City’s oldest Underwater Rescue and Recovery teams and three of those years he has been the team’s Training Officer. When Sean is not working for the team or helping others enjoy the sport of SCUBA diving you can find him up in Lower West Michigan exploring or giving tours of Great Lake Shipwrecks and Lakes.

Licenses and Certificates -
NAUI: Open Water
PADI: Advance Diver, Rescue Diver, DiveMaster, Drysuit Specialty, Rapid Deployment Specialty, Black Water Specialty
TDI/STI/ERDI: Drysuit Specialty, Full Face Mask Specialty
ACUC: Rapid Deployment Specialty, Full Face Mask Specialty
EFR: CPR Certified Instructor
DAN: O2 and O2 Advance.

Manfred Uhl
Bryan Benne

Total dives = 500
Public safety/black water dives =45
Diving since 04

Instructor Certifications - Open Water, First aid, CPR, AED

Specialty Instructor Certificatiosn - Deep, Nitrox, Multi level, Underwater navigator, Night,

Specialties -Rescue, Deep, Night, Multi level, Drysuit, Full Face Mask, Nitrox

Manfred Uhl
Rick Jackson
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Susan Carrico
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