About Us

About the Florida Keys Dive Center Professional Education Center

Florida Keys Dive Center is a full service PADI scuba diving resort in the Florida Keys, offering daily guided scuba diving trips, scuba instruction, and private dive charters. You can find us at 90451 Old Hwy (Just off Overseas Highway), 10 minutes South of Key Largo and a short drive from Key West and the Fort Lauderdale/Miami area.

The Professional Education Center lead by PADI Platinum Course Director Josh Cohen, was established to train people in professional scuba education through the PADI system. We can train you from any certification level to become a PADI Divemaster, PADI Instructor, PADI MSDT, and PADI IDC Staff Instructor.

Our comprehensive and thorough training will help you to succeed in the dive industry and not be just another number coming out of a factory for bragging rights.

Take a look at our courses page to learn more about all of the courses that we offer!

Meet the Team

  • Seanna Knight

    Seanna is a Maryland native who took a family trip to Wakanda and decided that she wanted to learn how…

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  • Nate Sterns

    Nate was born in the darkness of New England and was introduced to Scuba by his parents. Little did they…

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  • Jessica Marelli

    Jessica is a Southern California girl at heart. She grew up at the beach or in a pool.  It wasn't…

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  • Claire Stickney

    Claire is from Sun Valley, Idaho. She traded in snowy winters when she realized her passion for scuba diving. She…

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  • Josh Cohen

    PADI Platinum Course Director USCG 100 T Master Captain Diveheart Instructor Josh was born and raised in New England and…

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  • Kiera Stilson

    Kiera is from places unknown.  Maybe Ireland maybe Philadelphia.  We really don't know.  We theorized its probably because she's in…

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  • Eric Billips

    A hobby became a passion and then a dream became a reality for Captain Eric with the opening of Islamorada…

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  • Grace Billips

    Grace hails from Michigan.  She's an instructor but mostly helps run the shop with Hubby Eric.  She's responsible for keeping…

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