Stephen Kaplan - Owner/PADI Instructor
Steve is a recently retired Navy SEAL and all around ocean lover. He spent the last four years as the lead diving instructor for the SEAL Team based here in Hawaii. As a veteran of many deployments in waters all over the world, Steve’s unique perspective, value for life, and wonder for the aquatic world is unavoidably contagious. Of all the extreme sports, from skydiving to shooting, mountaineering to racing, etc.., there is nothing that matches the excitement balanced with serenity that diving has to offer. There’s something to be said about the peace of mind knowing Steve has trained the best of the best and now he has your back. He brings the safest and most thrilling underwater experiences Trident Adventures has to offer to you. Steve has a way of making you feel like the underwater world is your personal playground and all life’s worries wash away.