PADI Instructor Development Course Candidate Comments

.........By now you have already heard that all of us passed our IE this weekend. I just wanted to let you know how thankful I am for everything you did to prepare us for the IE. On several occasions other candidates complimented us on the performance that we demonstrated both in the water and the classroom. We were by far the most well prepared and organized candidates of the entire weekend. It made me realize exactly how fortunate that I was that I took my IDC from you. Again, I would just like to say a big THANK YOU for doing such a great job with all of us. I look forward to working with you again soon.
D.J. 10/01

.........I have to say the last ten days have been the most challenging and rewarding thing I have done. Thanks for helping make a dream come true.
S.D. 10/02

.........It's Sunday and I'm back from the IE. I guess the only thing left to say is you do good work!!!!!!!!!!
D.D. 05/03

.........Thanks for being such a wonderful instructor. I certainly felt well prepared for the IE. I heard a couple of comments from other candidates about their IDC, but I had nothing but glowing comments for you. You were always prepared, professional and fun.
M.C. 08/03

.........I came into the IDC class apprehensive, but Colin calmed the class with his positive comments. My confidence increased throughout the class. I am glad to be a PADI Instructor and very excited about my first class.
K.K. 9/04

.........Colin is a great Instructor Trainer and an asset to PADI. He kept the class moving right along. Never boring, always interesting. a real pleasure.
M.B. 11/04

.........Colin, I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for the IDC. While taking all the tests I felt very prepared for each part. I have to say that you were a major part in that. The way you ran the IDC course was top notched, there was nothing that came as a surprise at the IE. I can honestly say that I do feel very comfortable in the fact that I will be training people on the Madison Dive team. Again a majority of that is due to your class.
R.S. 8/06

.........I am honored to have had my IDC with Colin Zylka. His professionalism and knowledge of the PADI materials and system are exceptional. I feel well prepared for my future as a PADI Instructor.
C.L. 9.06

..........I'm sure you already heard that we passed! Yippy! Thanks for all your time, energy and expertise on preparing me for the IE. Though I was extremely nervous throughout the process, it went very well (no re-takes!!!). You would be proud that I didn't laugh during the rescue evaluation. In fact, the evaluator asked who my CD was because we scored the best in the class! We told him and he said, "I thought so...you did very well!"
C.J. 8/08

..........Colin, I wanted to thank you for all the time and effort you put into getting us ready for the IE. I think I speak for all three us when I say that we were well prepared for the IE, even though we may not have felt that way going into it. It was a great experience. A bit nerve racking at times, but overall enjoyable. I look forward to working with you to get my Specialty Instructor certification and hopefully attain Master Scuba Diver Trainer by the end of this summer. Thanks again for your great training.
D.W. 5/12

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