Tim Andro

Tim is the owner and head instructor of NePSD. He began diving in 2005 and has since achieved a significant number of certifications and instructor ratings, both in the recreational realm and the public safety diving realm. To date, Tim has logged over 2,800 dives in all disciplines and deeply enjoys spreading his love of diving with anyone he can talk to.

Tim Andro

Founder, owner, and head instructor/certifying agent for NePSD.  Tim began his public safety career when he joined the Allendale (NJ) Fire Dept. in 1999, before eventually transferring to the Mahwah (NJ) Fire Dept. At present, Tim serves as the Mahwah Dive Team Coordinator (since 2015) and the President of the NJ Regional Scuba Task Force. In 2005, Tim discovered the joy of the underwater world and is now almost impossible to get above the surface. When Tim isn’t teaching divers, he can be found on a shipwreck somewhere off the coast of NJ or working as a commercial diver.  Tim …

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Stratford CT Tender Class

It was a true pleasure spending the last two days working with such a professional and well put together team. Congratulations to the newly certified tenders and thank you for allowing us the privilege to work with you! #stratfordfiredepartment #erdi #erdidivers #publicsafetydiver #rescuediver ERDI – Public Safety DivingStratford Professional Firefighters IAFF 998

We Just Love Training

This may be one of my favorite pics. Who says “no diving” !! It was a great day in the pool the students all did amazing and a gigantic thank you to the guys who came out and helped!!! I don’t do this often but felt very proud when I saw this picture. If you look closely you can see the instructor in the front getting ready to do face mask drills, students in the middle doing gear checks before drill starts, and our amazing staff right behind them ready to assist. We are big believers in the smallest student …

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Congratulations New PSDs

Very very proud of all the students!! Everyone did an amazing job completing their ERDI PSD program. It was a long tough road but all came out on top. Mahwah Res1cueRingwood Underwater Search and RecoveryParsippany Rescue and Recovery UnitOradell Volunteer Fire DepartmentNorth Jersey Regional Scuba Task Force ERDI – Public Safety DivingOcean Technology SystemsDUI Public Safety

July 2016 ERDI Graduates

Big congratulations to the members of Mahwah FD, Wallington FD, and Parsippany Rescue and Recovery for completing their ERDI training. Welcome to the club! Students completed Full Face Mask, Dry Suit, Tender, ERDI 1 and 3 students finished ERDI 2. We are very proud of all of you and the individual obstacles you all overcame to complete your classes !!! Safe Diving. ERDI – Public Safety Diving