Jack's Diving Locker Staff

Neal Hoogenboom

Neal Hoogenboom

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Certified Manta Naturalist

Claiming Davis, CA as home, Neal grew up diving for abalone and spearfishing in Northern California along the Mendocino Coast.  Neal first visited and dove with Jack’s Diving Locker with his family in 2000.  Continuing his diving education through Jack’s he became a PADI Divemaster and Instructor.  He worked seasonally returning every summer to teach and guide divers.  Moving here to the Big Island in 2010, he has enjoyed working for Jack’s ever since.

Ask me about

  • Pelagic creatures
  • Manta Rays

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