Tony Rufo

  • Affiliations: SSIPADIDAN

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Tony was first certified in 1973 by the Navy. After that initial certification, he took his first recreational course in 1978 with the YMCA. Over the following years, Tony worked his way up to Instructor, all in the NE waters. With over 5000 dives Tony has an incredible passion for diving that he loves to share with his students. He has affectionately received the nickname “Mr Safety” as he likes to ensure his students understand all of the nuances behind staying safe and having fun! Tony has been teaching for ECD since 2011 and loves to go lobster and scallop diving.

Holds the following ratings:

  • Open Water Instructor (OWI)
  • Nitrox Instructor
  • Night Instructor
  • Search & Recovery Instructor
  • Stress & Rescue Instructor
  • React Right Instructor
  • Dive Guide
  • Snorkeling Instructor
  • Science Of Diving Instructor
  • Drysuit Instructor