About TRY Diving

Scuba instructors in key largo at Pennekamp Park

Key Largo, Lazy Days

Our Mission is to provide quality scuba training to divers who are on the path toward becoming scuba industry professionals so that they can be successful in the diving industry. TRY Diving is currently offering scuba training from Carrboro, NC.

Try Diving was founded in March 2010.  Our focus is on quality SCUBA education from beginner to Instructor level courses. Our main goal is for people to see diving as a fun opportunity to see the under water world.

Our purpose is to offer complete and thorough training at all diving levels, leaving you a comfortable, confident and capable diver.

Todd Yarbrough

Todd Yarbrough teaching a scuba class

Todd is a PADI Course Director who has been teaching in Panama City Beach for around ten years.  He has over two thousand certifications to his name, many of them diving professionals in the area and abroad.  He began diving in 1998 in Nacogdoches, Texas and became an Instructor in 2002.  After that, he took a hiatus into the real world for a couple of years.  He did not care for it, so he moved to the beach and started teaching SCUBA.  Over the years, he has continued his training and education.  In 2012, he attained the rank of PADI Course Director.  This is the highest certification offered in professional SCUBA.  In 2015, he became a DAN Instructor Trainer.



Patti SuggsPatti Suggs Key West sunset

Patti is PADI Master Instructor.  This means that she teaches all levels of the PADI training program from Open Water to Instructor level classes.  Aside from her lofty diving rankings, she also holds a Master’s Degree from Florida State University.  If you have any questions about SCUBA, or marketing, or advertising, she is the person to talk to.  She began diving several years ago, and rapidly became one of the best instructors in the industry.  Her favorite classes to teach are Peak Performance Buoyancy and Project AWARE.