Trusted by Professionals

Bill has trained Elite athletes, operators and performers from the military, to professional sports teams, to Hollywood blockbusters and television.

Remi Warren Training footage courtesy of "Apex Predator", Zero Point Zero Productions

Tailored to Any Level

From training national record holders to teaching new divers how to use a mask and snorkel, Bill employs PFI's safe and simple instructional methods to convey complex skills. From the youngest to the oldest diver, basic freediving skills become attainable and enjoyable.

Video courtesy of Hector Sanchez,

About Us

PFI Instructor Bill Van Deman

Bill achieved a PFI Professional rating in 2012 and has been an independent PFI Freediver Instructor since 2013.

Exeprienced Instruction

Teaching certified PFI Freediver courses for the past five years, Bill has experience training divers of every level to reach their goals safely, achieving depths up to 20 meters and breath-holds up to 3-4 minutes in their first weekend course. 

Top Competition Spearfisherman

Bill has been a top Gulf competition spearfisherman competing in several State and National competitions. Bill's Team earned FL State runner-up honors in 2012, 2013 and 2018 and Third Place in 2010, 2014 and 2017. 

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Contact us for dates for upcoming Abyss course now!

Private courses available on request.

Email Bill at

Apollo Beach, FL 33572, US

(317) 412-2626