About us

About Force-E

Since 1976, South Florida has been the stopping ground for Force-E.

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We treat our customers like we run our business, like family. With nerarly 40 years in the business, we could have gone in a different direction by putting dollars above all else, but that’s just our way. Our success is based on our love of snorkeling and diving, the ocean, conservation, education and community.

We have had a hand at shaping the South Florida dive community as it is now. We had in integral part in building the popularity of the Blue Heron Bridge, one of the most famous U.S. dive sites. In addition, we encourage our customers to be environmentally aware by hosting regular reef clean up, lionfish round ups, and educational seminars. And last, but not least, we like to party. Why is this so important? Well, diving is fun, and we should get together to celebrate it.

what we offer

01

Quality Dive, Snorkel, Searfishing & Swim Equipment
We carry a wide selection of scuba diving and snorkeling equipment. The best in the business in fact.

02

Scuba Diving, Freediving and Rebreather Instruction
Force-E is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center with three Course Directors and 15 professional instructors on staff.

03

Dive Equipment Services
Make sure your dive gear is running peak performance by having it serviced often. Our service and repair department is run by experienced and well trained Technicians

04

Scuba Diving Events & Travel
Looking to meet some new dive buddies? Well, join us on one of our group trips, parties, reef clean-ups, charity events or educational seminars

our team

  • Skip & Cathy Commagere

    Skip and Cathy are the owners of the three Force-E Scuba Centers located in Pompano Beach, Boca Raton, and Riviera…

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  • Kerri Hussey

    Ever wonder how Force-E can have so much going on, such a big staff, and stores fully stocked with the…

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  • Gary Thomas

    Gary is the manager at the Force-E in Pompano Beach. Gary started diving in 1974 here in Florida and currently…

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  • Steve Pierro

    Steve is the manager at the Force-E Riviera Beach store. He started diving in 1998 here in Florida and is…

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  • Billy Black

    Billy is the manager of the Force-E Repair Centers, located at Riviera Beach and Pompano Beach. Billy grew up diving…

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  • Nikole Ordway

    Nikole is the Force-E Marketing Manager and Office Coordinator for all three Force-E Scuba Centers. She started her dive career…

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  • Nick Casper

    Nick is the manager at the Force-E Boca Raton store. He started diving in 2008, in New Jersey and moved…

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  • Sam Fretz

    Sam works at the Force-E Pompano store. He started diving in 2009 in Ft Lauderdale, Florida and became a PADI…

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  • Mike Arsenault

    Mike works at the Pompano Beach Force-E. He started diving in 1993, in sunny Southern Ontario, Canada. His first dives…

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  • Laura Kloetzer

    Laura works at the Force-E Pompano store and she is the Force-E Social Media and Event Coordinator. She started diving…

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  • Cheryl Armstrong

    Cheryl Armstrong is a PADI Instructor out of the Force-E Pompano location. She started diving during a vacation to Australia doing…

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  • Greg Marvin

    Greg works at the Force-E Pompano Beach store in the service department. Greg started diving here in Florida with Force-E…

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  • AJ Townsend

    AJ is a PADI Course Director at the Force-E Boca store. AJ took his Open Water training with Force-E in 2001, and continued…

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  • Lorin West

    Lorin works at the Force-E in Boca Raton. She started diving in Florida (Orlando & Tampa area) in 2002, and…

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  • Max Devine

    Max works at the Force-E Boca store. He started diving in 2008, in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He then finished…

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  • Alec Hutchinson

    Alec works at Force-E in Boca Raton. He started diving in Bermuda in 1998 with his great uncle, famous treasure…

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  • Bill Kenney

    Bill works at the Force-E Boca store. He started diving in 2013 here at Force-E with Instructor AJ Townsend. Bill…

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  • John Gavin

    John works at the Force-E Boca store. He started diving in 1998 in the Cayman Islands. In 2014, he decided…

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  • Pavel Kerzhner

    Pavel works at the Force-E Boca Raton store. He started his diving career with Force-E Scuba Centers in 2008, and…

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  • Fred Fons

    Fred works at the Force-E Riviera Beach store. He started diving in 1992 here in Florida and is currently an…

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  • Jeff Nelson

    Jeff works at the Force-E Riviera Beach store. Jeff started diving in 1991 here in Florida at Force-E, and is…

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  • Mark Kosarin

    Mark works at the Force-E Riviera Beach store. He started diving in 1991 in Curacao down in the Caribbean, but…

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  • James Weber

    James works at the Force-E Riviera Beach location as a part-time instructor and full time as a fireman/paramedic for Palm…

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  • Scott Hurley

    Scott works part-time at the Force-E Riviera Beach store. He started diving in 1998 in Orlando, and currently is a…

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  • Melissa Johnson

    Melissa grew up exploring the waterways of Jupiter, Florida. She became a PADI certified Diver at the age of 12,…

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  • Nick Giampaolo

    Nick works at the Force-E Riviera Beach store as a repair technician. Nick got certified to dive in 1992 in…

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  • Monica Schandel & Jason Spitz

    Monica & Jason are Force-E Photo Pros...they teach Underwater Photography courses, conduct photo dive guides, offer Go Pro courses, and…

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