PADI IDC Staff Instructor Christopher Cirillo, a native of Mobile, Alabama, and longtime resident of the Gulf Coast, has traveled extensively throughout the Bahamas and Caribbean. He's lived in the United Kingdom and Europe where he worked as a journalist and news photographer. He is the bestselling author of Spanish Wells Bahamas | The Island, The People, The Allure, a 2011 Amazon No. 1 Caribbean Travel Bestseller.
In addition to diving, writing and travel, Cirillo is a registered paramedic with over 20 years' experience and serves as a regional emergency medical services system administrator. During his public-safety career, he received a special commendation merit award for his leadership commanding emergency medical responders during Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
A PADI diver since 1985, Cirillo earned his Divemaster, Open Water Scuba Instructor, Master Scuba Diver Trainer and IDC Staff Instructor ratings in 2012, as well as numerous Specialty Instructor certifications from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) at Emerald Coast Scuba in Destin, Florida. Cirillo is proud supporter and 100% Aware instructor of Project Aware.
Visit his website at www.ChrisCirillo.com and join Chris for an incredible weekend of diving in Destin, Florida, and see for yourself why Florida's Emerald Coast is rated among the world's most beautiful vacation destinations, above and below the surface of the water.
Visit www.DiveDestin.com to schedule a dive or a scuba course with Chris today.