Jack Te ( Instructors Team )

  • Instructor

    PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor - Scuba Diving since 2019

    I was born and raised in Daytona Beach and I am recently retired from the US Army. I learned to dive while on a work trip to Palau and knew from that first breath underwater that this is what I wanted to do when I retired. In the Army  I always enjoyed teaching, coaching,  and mentoring my Soldiers and watching  them get excited when they learned a  new skill or learned a new concept -  watching them grow. I knew I would find that same joy teaching people how to dive. Once I retired from the Army, I moved to Key Largo and completed the IDC here at Rainbow Reef and I am excited to be working at Rainbow Reef as an instructor .

    • Favorite Dive Site:

      USCG Duane

    • Favorite Specialty Class:

      Deep Diver

    • Favorite Fish:

      Juvenile Yellowtail Damselfish

    • Favorite Restaurant:

      Sharkey's

    • Favorite Movie:

      The Wizard of Oz

    PADI Specialty Instructor Certifications:

    • Wreck Diver

    • Deep Diver

    • Enriched Air/Nitrox Diver

    • Boat Diver

    • Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver

    • Digital Photo/Video

    • Project Aware

    • Coral Reef Conservation

    • Invasive Lionfish Tracker

    • Dive Against Debris

    • Fish Identification

    • Shark Conservation

    • Whale Shark Awareness

    • Coral Watch Health Chart

    • Sea Turtle Awareness

    • PADI Emergency 02 Provider

    • EFR Primary/Secondary Care

    • EFR Care for Children

My Dive Gear:

  • Regulators:

    Aqua Lung Titan

    Titan image - medium Incorporating all the best features of its predecessors, this third generation Titan has innovative features resulting in a more comfortable, lighter-weight and easier-breathing regulator. For the consumer that wants performance at an affordable price to ...

  • BCD:

    Aqua Lung Pro HD

    Pro HD image - medium The Pro HD encompasses the quality and knowledge Aqua Lung has achieved in buoyancy compensator development over the last four decades. This BC combines great technological features and durability with an affordable price. With weight integration and mult...

  • Dive Computers:

    Suunto D6i Wrist Top Dive Computer

    D6i Wrist Top Dive Computer image - medium The Suunto D6i is the wristop dive computers of choice for those who take their diving seriously. With a new tilt-compensated 3D digital compass and wireless air integration, it's an essential tool when other people rely on your diving skills. The D6i is ...

  • Mask:

    Atomic Frameless

    Frameless image - medium The success of this product derives from meticulous computer design and numerous optical tests. The central position of the eyes and the optimally angled window provides the widest possible viewing angle in every direction. Quick-adjusting ergonomic buckl...

  • Fins:

    Aqua Lung HotShot Fins

    HotShot Fins image - medium Now available in White Arctic! Designed with the traveling diver in mind, this amazing fin packs power and comfort in a small package. It offers: Unsurpassed comfort Compactness for carry-on travel Power for a fully-outfitted scuba diver ...

  • Snorkel:

    Atomic SV-2 Snorkel

    SV-2 Snorkel image - medium The SV2 includes a Scupper Valve lower section with a sleek semi-dry top. The SV2 semi-dry top employs horizontal vents engineered to diffuse splashed water that would normally freely enter the snorkel top. The small gaps between the vanes of the vent res...

  • Octopus:

    Aqua Lung Titan / Calypso Octo

    Titan / Calypso Octo image - medium Perfectly compatible with the Titan regulators, this mid sized alternate air source is a high quality, affordable octo. High viz purge cover along with the high viz 39 inch hose makes identifying fast and efficient. The front purge cover is designed for e...

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