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Jesse Iacono

About Jesse

A little about Jesse-

Jesse hails from Rhode Island and joined the International Training headquarters team in 2015. After five years in the Training Department, he transitioned to Business Development, focusing on growing the agency, developing members and facilities, and leading the team of Regional Representatives throughout the Americas. As an instructor, Jesse specializes in professional development and is happiest when neck-deep in teaching an instructor or instructor trainer course. Outside of the office, he can usually be found diving but also enjoys traveling, working on the “rumble truck,” and spending time with friends and family.

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Crafting a Line Marker Holder

Do you have trouble finding or even making that perfect cave marker holder? We’re sharing the step-by-step instructions on three different ways to craft a line marker holder. So pull together your supplies and you’ll be on your way to a new line marker holder that suits your needs.
August 7, 2018/by admin

Just the Tips: Logbook Advice for New Divers

New to diving or not everyone should log their dives. It helps you keep track of where you've been, proves your experience and tracks gear adjustments over time. We're sharing five tips to help you make your logbook better than it's ever been.
July 2, 2018/by admin

Are You Ready for Your Next Diver Course?

Do you think you’re ready for your next course? Have you taken the time to really think that through while comparing the new skills you’ll learn the skills you should already know? We’re guiding you through physical readiness and mental readiness to help you better determine if you’re truly ready for that next course.
June 5, 2018/by admin

Skill-Building Scuba Games

Do you like to play games? Do you like to scuba dive? What if you could combine the two to improve your scuba skills, be it on your own or as an instructor with your students? Either way, you’re going to want to check these out.
April 3, 2018/by admin

Keeping Your Hose in Line

When changing hose configurations, fine-tuning your existing setup, or assembling a brand new rig, there are several important things to take into consideration to ensure your assembly is tailored to you and your diving preferences.
December 13, 2017/by admin

If You Liked It, Then You Should Have Put a Ring on It

The common yoke tank valve o-ring may be the unsung hero of the diving equipment realm. This humble piece of equipment is often overlooked or ignored, but it can make or break your dive. An o-ring may be the difference between exploring a beautiful reef with your buddy and remaining in the confines of the dive boat.
December 12, 2017/by admin

I Just Taught My First IDC: Lessons from My First IDC

Teaching your first IDC can be intimidating for anyone but if you remember these few things it might just go a little smoother than you planned.
May 22, 2017/by admin

The Complete Guide to Throwing Up Underwater

The scuba struggle is real! Involuntary functions of the body are going to follow us underwater whether we like it or not.
October 31, 2016/by Rob O'Goodenow

Tank Valve Etiquette

As with many outdated habits in the scuba industry, there are a couple surrounding tank valves that simply refuse to die.  This article serves to identify the two most heinous and commonly occurring of the valve violations.  Changing these habits now could save your reputation and even your life.
June 29, 2016/by admin

10 Training Tips for Newly Certified Divers

Your open water course just can't cover everything there is to know and I'm here to provide a few answers.
June 1, 2016/by admin

ITW Experience: Things I Thought I Knew, but Had No Idea.

The Instructor Trainer Workshop is a very rigorous and rewarding program; however, it is not something to be taken lightly.
December 9, 2015/by admin

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