Meet Our Staff


Joseph Glenn-Owner/Operator, SDI Instructor Trainer.      Owner Joseph Glenn has over 10 years of diving experience and hundreds of recorded dives, from offshore diving to cave exploration.  Joseph possess most every SDI certification including Open Water Instructor, Scubability Instructor, Search and Recovery Instructor, and Dive Master Instructor.

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Demian Ingerman-Instructor                           Demian Ingerman is a firefighter/paramedic who began diving as a public safety diver 15 years ago.  He has been a part of numerous search and recovery operations for state and federal agencies.  He moved into recreational  SCUBA about 6 years ago and began diving internationally. You'll get the chance to meet Demian as he helps out with many of our dive courses and excursions.                  


John Patterson-Dive Master                               You'll find John working in our storefront and on many of your diving adventures.  John holds numerous diving certifications and is a certified Dive Master that will often be a part of your dive trips and certification course(s).  Anything you need feel free to drop by our storefront and talk to John.


Chris Whitehead - Dive Master                           You may meet Chris hanging around the Southern Dive Center Storefront or during your dive training or excursions.  Chris is another one of the southern Dive Center Dive Masters that will often be a part of your training and trips.  Chris holds various dive certifications and has been diving with Southern Dive Center since 2015.


Bradley Brooks- Instructor                    Another one of the  Instructors for SDC.  He also works as a Lieutenant/AEMT with Pooler Fire/Rescue.  You will find him working in the pool and on check out dives.  Outside of class he spends his time spearfishing, working on reef conservation, and organizing dive trips.


Lauren Brooks- Dive Master                                  Lauren is excited to join the Southern Dive Center family as a certified Divemaster.  She works as a Neonatal ICU nurse in Savannah. You will get to meet her during dive trips and certification courses.  She enjoys spearfishing, searching for seashells, sea turtles, and underwater photography

Jason Barrs- Equipment Technician                   Jason Barrs is another member of the Southern Dive Center family we hope you get to meet.  Jason accompanies Southern Dive Center on most of our dive trips and adventures.  He is an experienced and certified Advanced Diver; he is also certified through AUP to perform all the equipment repairs and (or) equipment servicing needs you may have


Matt Maynard- Divemaster

Matt began diving in 2017 after his wife signed him up for his birthday. After quickly developing a passion for it he decided that he wanted to help share the experience with others. All of his certifications from an Open Water Diver to Divemaster were done through Southern Dive Center. He is a former United States Marine who now works full-time for one of the largest cell tower companies in the world. You will see him working your certification classes and leading various dive trips including shark feeding dives down in south Florida.