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Our people represent our most valuable resource and our greatest achievements consist of providing support to the local community.



Operations Manager

Started at Black Beard Sports in 2014. PADI Master Instructor, Coast Guard Master Captain.

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General Manager

Florida born, Hailey knows the salt water life. She brings extensive dive and tour experience as a PADI Divemaster and is a US Coast Guard Captain

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Luis Raul 

Tour Guide

Originally from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Luis loves sharing his passion for the rich culture and history of the island beauty. While not working Luis enjoys spending his time practicing martial arts and playing video games. 


Ryan Stoffle

Boat Captain/Bio Bay Guide

Born and raised in Texas, but found a home on the ocean. His favorite activities are playing on the water, where he found a way to get paid for it. Diving, Sailing, Fishing and gong to the beach with his puppies is how he enjoys his spare time.


Josue Bermudez

Tour Guide

A native of Vieques and a guide for Black Beard Sports since 2010. Josue is the uncontested people's choice tour guide and expert on Vieques Island.


Maeve O' Connor-Bethune

PADI Divemaster/Guide Extraordinerd

New Yorker and lifelong kayaker, Maeve has been running tours with Black Beard Sports since 2021. Maeve never gets tired of the bioluminescence, or getting arroz con habichuelas in Vieques


Erica Jamieson

PADI OWSI/Guide Extraordinerd

Originally from the UK, Erica grudgingly admits that she prefers the clear warm waters of the Caribbean to the North Atlantic. With Black Beard Sports since 2021, she is a snorkel and bio bay guide and is currently training as a dive instructor

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