NAUI Executive Director & NSG CEO Position

Dear NAUI Membership,

Attached is the job announcement for the NAUI Executive Director and NSG CEO position. We have hired an executive search company, Integris Group to find candidates. A search committee has been selected to work with them to find the best candidate. Please disseminate to anyone interested in the position and have them respond to Integris per the announcement. The search committee will present candidates to the respective board of directors for a final selection.



Joe Kilgore, PhD
NAUI 8740L
Interim CEO, NSG
Danny Grizzard
NAUI 3350L
Interim Executive Director, NAUI



The National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) and NAUI Services Group (NSG) is looking for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Director to join their team.

The ideal candidate will be local to the Tampa Bay Area. NAUI is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization which provides services worldwide to its members and affiliates through its subsidiary, NSG. This position will serve as Executive Director to the non-profit and CEO to the service organization answering to both boards of directors.


Skills required for the role include:

  • 5-10 years working within a diving/scuba environment in a senior operations or leadership role
  • Living NAUI core values: safety, quality training & student-centered learning
  • Business acumen and analytical skills including exceptional communication
  • Organizational skills and ability to leverage team members to accomplish company goals


With a global and extremely well-respected brand, this is an incredible opportunity for the right person to influence, impact, and lead a special organization. The culture at NAUI is extremely desirable, and the men and woman who are a part of the organization exemplify strong character.  The ability to leave a legacy and grow their skills is provided in this role.



To learn more about this opportunity, please refer to the contact information below. We are excited to speak to you!


Stephanie Sweeney | Sr. Account Executive


Mobile: (941) 405-9940