Pirate Spotlight

Corpsman Petty Officer 3rd Class Justin Hendrickson
US Navy

A native of the Pittsburgh area, Justin now lives there and is attending nursing school, a career he wants to pursue after being a Navy Corpsman during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has always wanted to dive, and Dive Pirates was happy to train him after his injury in Iraq. He is part of the class of 2010.

Our Mission

Based on camaraderie, compassion, freedom to dive, and the Code of Conduct, Dive Pirates will support, train, equip, and provide dive travel to individuals with disabilities through Classified Scuba Diving.

Our Vision

Dive Pirates will create a community of Disabled Divers that will dive and travel in the mainstream world of Scuba Diving through education and overcoming obstacles.