Dan Henderson is an Army veteran with over 20 years on active duty. He spent well over half of his career in US Army Special Forces as a Green Beret. Throughout his career he attended multiple military schools to include Ranger School, Sniper School, Military Free-Fall school and numerous others. Dan attended the Special Forces Combat Diver Qualification Course in Key West and was assigned to a dive team. While on a dive team he dove in every environment possible from warm tropical water to the frigid waters of the Pacific Northwest. He has numerous combat deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and training missions to multiple locations throughout Asia.
Dan became a NAUI Instructor and Instructor Trainer in 2021 and began teaching recreational diving in his down time. In September of 2021 he opened his own dive facility in Washington, Ranger Sport Scuba. Dan working with other Combat Divers has a unique approach to training has taken off in the Pacific Northwest. He also works with other non-profit’s teaching disabled soldier’s scuba diving. One of his top priorities is giving back to veterans and their families.
Dan has been married for over 18 years to his wife Sarah, and they have one child, Daniel who is an Advanced Open Water diver.