PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
English / Dutch Language Instructor
Youri first came to Koh Tao in 2009 to do his Open Water at Crystal. He immediately fell in love with the sport and this became a regular hobby whenever he went on holiday. In 2011 he left his life as a butcher in Belgium behind to go travel the world. But in the summer of 2014 he decided to settle down once again, this time on Koh Tao.
After working on Crystal’s DM-Team for about a year, where he annoyed his colleagues by playing old school rap music in the office, he moved on to a solely instructional position. Youri teaches in English, Dutch and (if necessary) French.
When he’s not teaching you can find him having a beer at the Crystal bar, or out for a little one in Sairee, or watching his favorite sport, cycling!