Mickey Merritt is a retired Police Officer & Firefighter with a 14-year background as a Paramedic. He is currently certified as an Open Water Instructor through SDI with several Specialty Instructor certifications. Mickey also works

part-time at Blue Dolphin Dive Center as a Regulator Technician.

Mickey began his diving career in 1999 when he received his Open Water certification through PADI. Mickey continued his career in diving transitioning over to SDI 2005. Mickey became a Divemaster in 2013 and worked for Blue Stone for 6 years as a Divemaster before receiving his Instructor Certification.