James Mott

Position: Foundational, Tech Instructor and IT

James Mott is an instructor for Unified Team Diving International, a DIR based training agency that is committed to building thinking divers. A veteran of the Great Lakes area diving community, James started working at Don’s Dive Shop in 1991 just two years after learning how to scuba dive and has managed Sea The World Scuba Center since its opening in 1996. James’ heart lies beneath the cold waters of the Great Lakes along with the ship wrecks that he loves diving, in addition he also has a new found love for Florida’s cave diving and an occasional dip in shark infested waters. Passionate about educating the diving community and sharing an underwater philosophical base, James’ instruction provides infinite possibilities and extends attainable excellence to all divers willing to reexamine their underwater behavior.

Rec Classes Tech, OH, and RB Classes Leadership Classes
Extreme Scuba Makeover
Open Water Diver
Advanced Open Water Diver
Recreational 1
Recreational 2
Recreational 3
Essentials of Recreational Diving – Back Mount
Essentials of Recreational Diving – Side Mount
Essentials of Scientific Diving
Drysuit Diver
Nitrox Diver
Propulsion MINI
Side Mount MINI
Navigation MINI
Night MINI
Underwater Video and Photo Storytelling
Rescue Diver
First Aid/CPR/AED/O2 Provider
Essentials of Technical Diving – Back Mount
Essentials of Technical Diving – Side Mount
Doubles MINI – Back Mount
Doubles MINI – Side Mount
Stage MINI
Techreational Diver
Tech 1, 2
Two-Bottle Endorsement for Tech 1
Ratio Deco 3.0
Technical Gas Blender
Cylinder and Valve Technician
Dry Suit Repair Technician
Regulator Repair Technician
Overhead Protocols
Divemaster / Coach
IDC Prep
Foundational IDC
Side Mount IDC