Dallas Edmiston, NAUI 4099 started diving in 1971 and became a NAUI Instructor in 1974. In the early 1990's Dallas opened Discover Diving to begin development of a new dive center in western New York that would focus on bringing the latest innovations in the sport to the Buffalo market . Dallas is a NAUI Course Director, NAUI Technical Instructor, and currently a member of the NAUI Board of Directors. In addition he is an instructor for Professional Scuba Inspectors (PSI), the world leader in training for cylinder inspection and safety.
Dallas is a member of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) and serves as the Dive Safety Officer for the University at Buffalo. He supervises training and has participated in undersea research as part of the ongoing research conducted at the university. He has traveled extensively and his diving adventures include wreck diving, cave diving and ice diving, as well as numerous destinations around the world for recreational dive vacations.