|Captain JJ DiMateo|
Originally from Mexico where he received a degree in engineering, JJ has since been traveling the world by sea and land. In the beginning of his career as Captain he worked delivering yachts from Europe to the Americas before coming to Aggressor Liveaboards in 2017. He brings to us a lot of industry knowledge and experience with over 20 years working on the sea and 12 years of being a dive instructor. Settling back down to his roots in Mexico, JJ delved into the dark side of diving at the Cenotes and became a technical instructor and rebreather diver. In addition to diving and working on the sea he is also passionate for through hiking, sailing, snowboarding, skydiving, racing cars, and his golden retriever.
Chef Kingsley Grant is our incredible and very popular gourmet chef. Kingsley trained and worked at many of the top first class restaurants in his home town of Ocho Rios, Jamaica. As an ambitious, young man he saw his opportunity to move ahead when he joined the Royal Caribbean cruise line as “Chef De Parti”. After several years of traveling the world he landed on the shores of Grand Cayman and knew this is where he wanted to call home. He joined the CAIV in 2010 and will pamper and amaze you with the culinary delights that he puts in front of you on a daily basis! We are very happy to have him on our team! Yum Yum
|Rodelio Tenorio - Engineer|
Rodel or Dell, comes to us from across the globe, a far away land.. the Philippines, Manila. He is no stranger to the Cayman Islands as he worked here for many years in construction and engineering. He returned to the Philippines for a few years, working as a Mechanical Technician and spending quality time with his lovely Wife and Four Children! We are very privileged to have Rodel back in the Cayman Islands working with us on the CAYMAN AGGRESSOR IV™. He is our amazing Engineer, and a brilliant dive guide. Having learned to dive since being with us from 2014. His favorite past times are Skyping with his Family! Playing basketball and of course now Scuba Diving!
|Aubri Keith - Cruise Director|
Aubri comes from the east coast of the USA where diving and the water has always been a part of her life. Certified at the young age of 10, she spent many summers diving and traveling with her family and on liveaboard summer camps where she developed her passion for diving and life at sea. She decided then that her dream job would be on a liveaboard and got her first job at a dive shop filling tanks at 16. After many years of working for various dive shops, going to college, and traveling she finally decided to join the Aggressor team- starting first in Belize and then coming here to Cayman in Feb 2016. Aubri is an avid underwater photographer and videographer and loves to share tips on how to improve your skills. Besides Scuba, Aubri is also a Freediving Instructor, surfing enthusiast, and an avid hiker and traveler.
Juan Carlos Corzo - Instructor
JC comes to us all the way from Venezuela. He has been working in the diving industry for over 20 years and grew up free diving and swimming in the waters of Margarita Island to the north of Venezuela. Throughout his diving career he has had the pleasure of working in Turks & Caicos, the Grenadines, and on an old Dancer Vessel in Los Roques, Venezuela. He is also an avid surfer and loves to travel and tell stories of his underwater adventures.
James McKenzie - Instructor
James has been working in the diving industry since 2013 around the Caribbean and South Pacific. He joined Aggressor back in 2016 on the Bahamas Aggressor. After 2 years in the Bahamas, and a short stint back on dry land at home in Buckinghamshire in England, returned to Aggressor Liveaboards here in the Cayman Islands as one of our instructors, 2nd Chef, and video pro.
|Kerry Arnold - Photographer/Vidographer|
Kerry comes all the way from the south west coast of England where she grew up in the beautiful countryside of Somerset. After studying a degree in animation and film Kerry soon realized that the office 9-5 life was not for her and decided to take her camera underwater where she discovered a whole new world. She did her training for open water to instructor all in the cold waters of the UK. After working for a dive shop in England she began her work on liveaboards in the Maldives and the Red Sea. She eventually made her way to the Cayman Islands where she worked for 2 years as a dive instructor before joining Cayman V Aggressor. Kerry is continuing her work in underwater film as our newest videographer and photographer.
|Oneil Fuentes - Steward|
Coming from the Philippines, Oneil is no stranger to the water. His father who had been working in the Cayman Islands for the past 15 years as a marine technician introduced him to ships and taught him everything he could about working on engines. After receiving a degree in Marine Engineering Oneil spent some time working on an Oil Tanker as an engine cadet before coming to work here on the Cayman Aggressor. Oneil is also a very talented tennis player and used to teach and play professionally back home. Now he is learning to scuba dive and has been working as a steward/ engine cadet.
|Latoya Newman - Steward|
Latoya is one our Stewards on board, coming from Manchester, Jamaica. She has been with the fleet for over 2 years, and is a pivotal part of our Cayman Aggressor family, working diligently in the galley and keeping your cabins sparklingly clean. Latoya loves her job here, as she loves to make guests happy- especially at snack time. She is an incredibly hard worker, warm, welcoming, and will do anything for you to make your trip that extra bit special.