John Gill
Honorary Vice President- Club Founder

John started the club in 1984 during the miners strike. He sadly passed away in 2019, but is fondly remembered by club members past and present.

Dave Arthur
Honorary Vice President

Dave is a long standing member of WSAC and DVD having had several committee posts since starting diving in 1989. He is an Advanced Diver and Instructor.

Geoff Lord
Honorary Life Membership
Geoff is an instructor and keen Technical Diver. He has travelled widely and is only happy inside the engine room of a wreck, usually on devil gas. Retired from the role of Secretary in 2024.
Alan Hodgson

Alan is our Chairman and an Advanced Instructor, Diver Coxswain and skipper. He brings years of experience to the group and is a keen vintage bike buff.

Chris Stuart
Enthusiastic diver and instructor but his role as secretary is making sure we all remember what we said!
Mark Watson
Mark has been the club treasurer for many years and is a great supporter of the club. Mark usually dives in warm water.
Pam Tarn
Diving Officer

Pam oversees diving at our club. A keen diver, she travels all over the world taking photographs of sharks, mantas and little things.

Clare Pettinger
Training officer

Clare organises the ever increasing training programme! A very active diver joining many trips throughout the year.

Shaz Bailey
Equipment Officer

As well as general equipment duties, Shaz is responsible for organising a system that keeps our equipment neat and tidy, don't mess with the system!

Richard Slater
Website and Media

Richard is an instructor and also responsible for working out the mysteries of making a website work (and not breaking it... too often).

Kathy Schofield
Keeps the membership records and various other records up to date.
Abby Blades-Baker
Making sure the welfare of junior and vulnerable members is taken care of.
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