North Glos BSAC Instructors


North Glos BSAC Instructors

You will be trained by qualified diving instructors. These are experienced club members that have worked hard and given their time freely to gain instructor status. Without these wonderful people the club would be unable to function, so a round of applause please!


Hard Boat dive

As well as our own club RIB we often charter hard boats


We dive all over the world as well as the UK. This was a wreck in the Red Sea


We often dive the Farne Isles and we are usually greeted by friendly seals

Undersea Wonders

Red Sea? Barrier Reef? No, this photo was taken in Cornwall.

Tropical diving

The Red Sea offers warm and clear water

Moody Blue

Our club's own dive RIB

themed object

A friendly local diving club

get in touch

Instructors perform a vital service to the club by freely giving their time to train members through progressive diver grades

Open Water Instructors:



Rich GardnerRich Gardner:
Our very own rock star!
A very long standing member of the club, Rich is an active instructor who specialises in life saving courses. In his spare time Rich is an ace keyboard player.

Adrian AyreAdrian Ayre:
 Where would be without Adrian. One of the original founder members of the club, Adrian is also our equipment officer and makes sure everything is tested and up to date. You will find him instructing at the pool every week.

Simon ProbynSimon Probyn
Longstanding member of the club and active diver - well he is when he's not diving abroad somewhere exotic anyway.

Steve CresswellSteve Cresswell:
 Hard working Steve helps out whenever he can. A bit of a magician too!

Terry PattersonTerry Patterson:
Terry is yet to give me his profile so he has got this instead. sorry Terry.

Gail LeamanGail Leaman
 Although Gail has moved away from Gloucester she is still a member of the club and travels miles to with us when she can. The Farnes is one of Gail's favourite dive sites.  

Dave PhillipsDave Phillips Advanced Open Water Instructor:
One of our most qualified instructors. When he is not diving Dave runs a funfare! a man of many talents.

Chris JordanChris Jordan
Our hard working dive officer.


em stuartEmma Stuart
Emma describes herself as mum,  sports diver, runner, sci-fi geek, & beard designer. If you want to know anything about Dr Who then look no further.

Assistant Instructors:


Collin MitchellColin Mitchell:
 Colin works hard overseeing all the dives the club puts on as well as putting on lots of dives himself. And he still finds time to instruct others!

Christine LundegaardChristine Lundegaard:
Christine is a long standing member of the club. When she is not diving she is busy with her work for Trinity College arranging music exams. In her spare time she loves to play the piano.  

Dave FrancisDave Francis:
I don't know too much about Dave other than he has been in the club for many years and often travels from one side of the country to the other to dive with North Glos, often with an unusable drysuite.