Dan Houlihan

Dan Houlihan

DivARC Director

How long did you serve in years?

10 years

Branch/es served in?


What experience/skill set do you bring to TRP

I am a clinician and researcher with a persistent curiosity about the world around me and a drive to make it better.

What has diving done for you and your life?

Diving has given me an outlet and a focus to build much of my life around.

How has diving affected you?

It brought more purpose to my life

Why are you involved in TRP?

To become a better diver and experience new things with a deep community of like-minded people.

What do you hope to achieve with TRP?

To be a part of overcoming barriers/developing supports to scuba diving for veterans and others so that all have access to better appreciate blue space and the rest of the world around us.

What’s one fun fact that everyone should know about you?

I went to grad school at an all female college and have many little sisters around the world.

What Diving certifications do you hold?

Instructor (SSI and IAHD, HSA) Nitrox, Deep, Wreck, Nav, S+R, NAS1 Side Mount, Dry Suit

How many dives do you have?