PFI Instructors

Performance Freediving has strived to give the best training and opportunities to those individuals with exceptional talent and energy. Throughout it’s inception, Performance Freediving has helped train, nurture and support different members of the freediving community and has welcomed them into the group or team. These team members make up the core of our clinic instructor/educators. Their experience in developing exceptional technique, physical and mental attributes make them the best in the field to learn from.

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PFI Staff Instructors

PFI Staff Instructors consist of a core group of PFI Instructors that travel to our core locations to teach PFI Intermediate Freediver through professional programs.

kirkKirk Krack
PFI Founder / World Champion Trainer / Coach / PFI Instructor Trainer


mandyMandy-Rae Cruickshank
PFI Instructor Trainer/ Freediving World Champion/Office Manager




PFI Associate Instructors

PFI Associate Instructors are highly trained PFI instructors that offer PFI Snorkler, Safe Buddy, and Freediver programs separate of the schedule you see on this webiste. They are listed by location and you can click to learn more about the instructor and even email them to get more details on when you can attend one of their programs.


profileGaro Hachigian (Southern CA, USA)
PFI Freediver Instructor

Erin Magee (Northern CA, USA)
PFI Intermediate Freediver Instructor / US National Record Holder

Robert Lee (Bay Area, CA)
PFI Freediver Instructor / PFI Intermediate Assistant Instructor



Jake Bricker (Northern CA)
PFI Freediver Instructor / PFI Intermediate Assistant Instructor

John Gannon (Northern California)
PFI Freediver Instructor/PFI Intermediate Assistant Instructor



Julie Bisaillon (San Diego)

PFI Freediver Instructor / PFI Intermediate Assistant Instructor / National Champion


Shell and seahorseShelby Eisenberg  (Oahu, HI) – PFI Intermediate Instructor

Craig Gentry (Oahu)
PFI Intermediate Instructor/US National Champion


North Carolina

ren_smallRen Chapman
PFI Intermediate Instructor (Evolve Freediving)

ashley_smallAshley Chapman
PFI Intermediate Freediver Instructor (Evolve Freediving)



KerryHollowellKerry Hollowell (Greenville, NC) – PFI Freediver Instructor and Intermediate Assistant Instructor


Ted Harty (Fort Lauderdale)

PFI Freediver Instructor Trainer/ PFI Advanced Freediver Instructor/ US National Record Holder/ 2012 USA Freediving Team Captain/ Coach, Operates Immersion Freediving

Ricardo Paris (Miami)
PFI Freediver Instructor and Intermediate Assistant Instructor, Operates Vortex Freediving


Rodrigo Rodriguez-Novas (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
PFI Freediver Instructor and Intermediate Assistant Instructor, Operates Bliss Freediving


Eric Pinon (Hialeah Gardens, FL)
PFI Freediver Instructor

Bill Van Deman (Apollo Beach, FL) – PFI Freediver Instructor

Todd Greeberg (La Crosse, WI) – PFI Freediver Instructor, Intermediate Assistant Instructor


Rik Edstrom (Philadelphia, PA)
PFI Freediving Instructor


Kevin Sorensen (Lethbridge, AB)
PFI Freediving Instructor


Jade Leutenegger  (Singapore) - PFI Freediver Instructor


Ryan Reed (Guam) – PFI Freediver Instructor

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