Diving Instructors

James Hickman

James Hickman

Open Water Instructor

  James started diving aged 14 and has been an Open Water Instructor since 2011. He qualified as an Advanced Diver in 2013. He really enjoys teaching all ages and abilities; whether taking students on their first Try Dive, or teaching more advanced divers, he believes diving is a sport for all.
[20-03-2020]

Lisa Shafe

Lisa Shafe

Open Water Instructor
Eastern Region Coach

Lisa is always keen to help new divers progress and develop.
[30-03-2020]

Peter Stansfield

Peter Stansfield

Advanced Instructor

Learnt to dive in 1976 and then joined Potters Bar Sub Aqua Club before joining SASAC in 1988. ‘Diving is one of the few things that stops me worrying about work.’ A keen technical diver, Peter has taken the Trimix Diver certification.
[20-03-2020]

Steve Gore

Steve Gore

Advanced Instructor
[23-03-2020]

Peter Tatton

Peter Tatton

Open Water Instructor

[30-03-2020]

Pierre Leon

Pierre Leon

Advanced Instructor

[20-03-2020]

Reg Ellis

Reg Ellis

Open Water Instructor

Trained with SASAC in 1984. Reg likes the adventure of UK diving over the ‘pedestrian predictability’ of most warm-water diving. He has a special interest in marine life – ‘a lot of it

Paul Compton

Paul Compton

Advanced Instructor

Paul has a special interest in technical diving and has taken Technical Diving International’s Trimix Diver course. ‘It was something I’d always wanted to do – the children had grown up and I could go diving when I liked’.