UK Diving Academy Instructor Profile

Danny Stepney - Master Instructor & Instructor Trainer

Danny has been working as a PADI Scuba Instructor and as teacher for over 10 years and has had the opportunity to change fear into courage, faintheartedness converted into accomplishment, timidity transformed into confidence, anticipation turned into passion. 

As a PADI Scuba Instructor his love and passion for the ocean has opened peoples hearts and minds to the hidden beauty of nature’s creation and our obligation to protect it, and he has been able to foster self-esteem in another people, teach the value of character and integrity, transform another human being and change a life for the better and forever.  

Favourite Destination?
Philippines

Favourite Dive Site?
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is a remote unspoiled reefs in the Sulu Sea are populated by large numbers of sharks and rays, plus turtles, barracuda, tuna and many schools of fish

Favourite Marine Life?
I’m a huge fan of sharks but I also love Turtles, Bat Fish and can spend hours playing with Clown Fish (Nemo).

Which Countries Have You Dived In?
Spain, UK, Sweden, Menorca, Greece, Malta, Thailand, Bali, Philippines and Dubai.

Equipment
Recreation Kit: Cressi F1 Mask, Evolve Wing, Halcyon H-75P & Halo + Aura, Apeks RK3 fins, Shearwater Teric, SANTI E-lite Plus, Ocean Reef Full Facemask, Fourth Element XENOS Wetsuit.

Technical Kit: Cressi F1 Mask, Halcyon Legend Wing, Halcyon H-75P & Halo Regulators, Apeks RK3 fins, Shearwater Teric & Perdix, SANTI E-lite Plus.

Freediving & Mermaiding: Cressi Mask, Cressi Gara LD Carbon Fins, Shearwater Teric Dive Computer.

PADI Master Instructor & Speciality Instructor

PADI Aware Instructor

Danny is one of our Ocean Ambassadors, and Ocean Influencers. He loves to teach our conservation courses, he is able to teach the following:

PADI TecRec Instructor

Danny is part of the Uk Diving Academy PADI TecRec teaching team and is able to teach:

PADI Public Safety Diver Instructor

Danny is part of the Uk Diving Academy PADI Public Safety Diver teaching team and is able to teach:

PADI Mermaid Instructor & Instructor Trainer

Danny is part of the Uk Diving Academy’s PADI Mermaid Academy and is able to teach:

Instructor Training

EFR Instructor & Instructor Trainer

Danny is one of our EFR Instructor Trainers and is able to teach:

  • Primary & Secondary Care
  • Care For Children
  • CRP
  • AED
  • First Aid At Work
  • Mental Health Awareness & First Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • Diving Emergency Medical Responder

Instructor Training

  • EFR Instructor
  • Care For Children Instructor
  • EFR First Aid At Work Instructor

Royal Life Saving Society

Danny is one of our Royal Life Saving Training Team and is able to teach:

  • Pool Lifeguard
  • Open Water Lifeguard
  • Pool To Pond
  • Rookie Lifeguard
  • Water Smart
  • First Aid At Work
  • Safeguarding
  • BLS & Anaphylaxis Management

Congratulations To Danny For Achieving Elite Instructor Status

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