Kendall Cranney

Dive Supervisor

Mr. Cranney has been with ESI since June 2003. His responsibilities include serving as dive coordinator, supervising all aspects of unionid collection, including overseeing other divers and maintaining OSHA and USACE and ADCI regulations in all aspects of diving in the rivers. He has written dive plans for all USACE projects conducted by EcoAnalysts from 2006 to 2018 (St. Paul District, Rock Island District, St. Louis District, Memphis District, Tulsa District, Huntington District, and Omaha District). Mr. Cranney also supervises equipment maintenance, and conducts training for EcoAnalysts personnel in SCUBA, First Aid, CPR, and DAN Oxygen administration. In addition, he assists with the collection of fish, macroinvertebrates, and physical and chemical data, processing samples in the laboratory, and upkeep of field equipment and boats. His previous experience includes serving as a dive master in Thailand. There, he led environmental diving tours on reef ecology, and fish and coral identification, was responsible for diver safety practices according to government regulations and diving industry regulation, and taught recreational SCUBA courses including diving physics, physiology, and environmental education. Kendall is ADCI certified (Surface-Supplied Air Diving Supervisor) in addition to being a PADI Master SCUBA Trainer and First Aid, CPR, and Oxygen administrator Instructor. 

Affiliations and Certifications  

PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors)  

DAN (Divers Alert Network)  

ADCI (Association of Diving Contractors International)  

EFR (Emergency First Response)  

DAN Oxygen Instructor  

DAN On-Site Neurological Assessment Instructor  

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer  

Emergency First Response Instructor  

ADCI certified diving supervisor  

Kirby Morgan Maintenance and Repair Technician  

PADI Equipment Specialist  

MO Boating and Water Safety Course