Kim Walker first became interested in scuba diving in 1997 while stationed at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. He subsequently became a certified diver and his passion in diving took off in the years that followed. He pursued several dive opportunities that included joining a local scuba club, sought advanced certifications, and most importantly, became an avid diver with over 1000 logged dives. Kim strongly felt the need to give back to the sport and share his experiences with others by becoming a scuba instructor. From teaching introduction & advanced classes, to specialty skills and marine education, Kim takes personal pride in making everyone the best possible diver. In addition, Kim is a National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientific diver focusing on underwater archeology and a life member of the National Association of Black Scuba Divers (NABS). Domestically, Kim has been diving in Virginia, North & South Carolina, Florida, Georgia,and Nevada. He also has extensive experience throughout the Caribbean, Central America, Red Sea, Great Lakes, Mexico, as well as Galapagos, Guam, Hawaii, Philippines, Palau, Yap, Malaysia, Indonesia, Maldives, and Papua New Guinea. Kim holds a Masters in International Relations from Troy State University and Bachelors in Physical Education from Howard University. He retired from the US Air Force and worked for DC government for 10 yrs. Kim’s goal is to dive in all of the world’s top diving destinations at least once.