Joel Adams

Joel A.

Secaucus, NJ
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About

Joel delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2007

After receiving my degree in Organizational Communication Arts from Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio, I have traveled extensively holding a variety of roles calling for my public speaking prowess. From working in Human Resources at Walt Disney World Co. presenting to recruiters, key staff, and interns, to working as a Sr. Research Analyst for the government providing briefings and presentations to key decision makers, I continue to capitalize on my strengths in front of people. As a PADI Platinum Elite Course Director, I have also worked extensively as a scuba diver educator teaching hundreds of students a variety of courses that qualify for college credit through the American Council on Education.

With the proper training and techniques, I have been very successful, receiving awards from both military and civilian agencies for my dedication to work and thorough, successful presentations in both small groups and in large assembly halls. I have also been published in formal military works and acclaimed for marketing and customer service presentations.

​I am currently in pursuit of my PhD in Communication here in the greater New Jersey/New York City area.

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Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Course Director
Jul 2018
PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors

Lead, promote, advertise, and coordinate diver education courses for diverse groups of students across the spectrum of levels of certifications available from entry level through professional leaders. Recruit, correspond with, and close sales for student enrollment while cross-promoting continuing education opportunities. Ensure accuracy and completeness of student paperwork for multiple agencies while coordinating course flow and teaching coursework. Responsible for updating correspondence with participant candidates via phone and e-mail with recent model data and adjusted costs.

As a senior instructor, advertise and promote education and career opportunities within the dive industry at a PADI 5-Star Career Development Center

Train interns and new staff on organizational standards while providing and maintaining 5-star world class experiences for clients with an emphasis on safety and enjoyment; coordinate training sessions between management and staff

Responsible for leading, planning and coordinating multiple Dive Against Debris ocean conservation events for clients visiting Key Largo

Provide detailed and entertaining briefings and debriefings to staff and clients; cater to and tailor client experiences to meet the expectations of dynamic customer base ensuring the highest degree of value

Develop initial Standard Operating Procedure outlining staff roles and responsibilities for largest scuba dive facility in North America

Proficient with problem-solving for clients with adjusted schedules to meet client needs and maintain continuity with company logistics and goals

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Awards

2019 Platinum Course Director
Mar 2019
PADI
2018 Elite 300 Instructor
Mar 2019
PADI
Certificate of Excellence
Jul 2018
PADI
Certificate of Excellence
Apr 2018
PADI
2017 Top Ten Sales Associate
Mar 2018
Rainbow Reef Dive Center
2017 Elite 200 Instructor
Mar 2018
PADI
2016 Top Ten Sales Associate
Mar 2017
Rainbow Reef Dive Center
2016 Elite 200 Instructor
Mar 2017
PADI
2015 Top Ten Sales Associate
Jan 2016
Rainbow Reef Dive Center

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