Maui Dive Shop Dive Professionals


Jeff Strahn


Jeff Strahn has been with Maui Dive Shop since 1986 and has been the General Manager since 1990. He has worked in almost all areas of the company and currently oversees all daily operations for the company and its two subsequent charter boat operations.  He was originally from Bozeman, Montana where he graduated from High School and Montana State University.

Jeff holds as BS in Business Management, with minors in both Finance and Marketing and has a strong understanding of financial management. Jeff had 10 years of management experience in the restaurant business while in Montana, and was a Real Estate Broker for Coldwell Banker prior to moving to Hawaii and has over 40 years of management experience. Jeff is certified as a Scuba Instructor Trainer continues to dive on a regular basis and has made over 3000 dives. 

John Foerster


John started diving when he was 14 in the cold water of California and always thought he would end up in Maui after vacationing here with his family.

After a successful career as an Executive Chef, he upgraded to island life where he earned his Divemaster through Maui Dive Shop. When he isn’t out riding his Harley, you can find him on the Maka Koa or working at either the MDS Outlet or the Ma'alaea Harbor Shops.

Kyle Cordell


Kyle, a former member of the Coast Guard, joined us from Long Beach, CA four years ago.

He is a PADI Instructor and works for Maui Dive Shop on the Maka Koa.

He joined us in June, 2013, and when he isn’t teaching or working, you can probably find him out looking for waves.

Chris Quarre


Chris was born in Santa Monica, California, and moved from Southern California to Kauai in 1990, and subsequently spent three years enjoying life there. He became a Divemaster while living there and has been on Maui ever since. 

Chris also helped open the Maui Ocean Center Aquarium while serving as their Operations Manager.

Mark Squires


Mark grew up in New England but he has called Maui his home since 1999 and he has been with Maui Dive Shop since 2004. He is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and SSI and SDI Instructor and has over 4000 dives under his belt.

When he is not teaching on the beach for Maui Dive Shop, Mark can be found traveling around the world.