Captain Tony Young | Owner

 

Captain Tony Young is the owner and operator of Forever Young Charter Company. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Environment and Sustainability, with emphasis on coral reef ecology. Tony has worked at the Georgia Aquarium, Coral Restoration Foundation, and numerous dive companies through the United States. Tony is a professional spearfishing guide, TDI certified technical diver, PADI certified elite dive instructor, FII certified free diver, USCG licensed captain, and an EFR instructor. He has a passion for marine conservation and dedicated all entities of Forever Young to promoting sustainable spearfishing practices.

Allysa Lund | First Mate

 

Allysa was born and raised in Minnesota, where she graduated with an undergraduates degree in Elementary and Special Education. After college, she moved to the Florida Keys to pursue a full-time career in teaching. Allysa now works at the Key Largo school as an elementary/middle school teacher, working with special needs children. She also coaches the schools volleyball team and is an active volunteer within the community. Aside from teaching, Allysa is a passionate diver and advocate for marine conservation. She enjoys the island life and loves working with families on the boat.