Instructor Level: Freediver Instructor
Location: Panama City Beach, FL USA
Contact: 850 238 0134 and

Tom Gilmore has been in and around the water his entire life. Tom grew up as a competitive swimmer leading him to become an NCAA All American in swimming. Tom graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy earning him US Coast Guard licenses as a Third Mate, Any Ocean any Tonnage and a Third Assistant Engineer on Steam and Motor Vessels of Any Horsepower. After graduation Tom built and ran US Navy shipboard nuclear power plants on Nimitz class aircraft carriers. After being a certified scuba diver for many years Tom made the leap and became an Divemaster and Instructor in Panama City Beach, Florida. Love of diving and free diving led Tom to become an instructor with PFI. Tom’s goal is to promote and help grow the sport of free diving in Panama City Beach, Florida and on the Gulf Coast. In addition to diving Tom participates in triathlons, competitive swimming, marathons and alpine climbing to stay in shape.

Tom’s Personal Bests – 7:09 static, 100 yd dynamic, 46m CW w fins.