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Meet the committee

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Andy Warren

Andy has been a member of Harrogate BSAC since 2013 and is an experienced Advanced Diver, Open Water Instructor and a Rebreather Mixed Gas Diver. Andy also looks after the clubs new compressor and the clubs two boats.


Brian Hickman
Diving Officer

Brian is a BSAC First Class Diver and Assistant Advanced Instructor. A member of BSAC since 1984, Brian has completed over 2,000 logged dives and been a member of the Harrogate branch since 2000.


Alan Moore

Alan has been a member of the club since 1997 and is an Advanced Diver. As an accountant, Alan ensures the accounts are always in order.


David Pitts
Training Officer

David is a Dive Leader and Open water Instructor. If you’d like to arrange a try dive or progress with your training, contact David via our Contact Page


Steve Austwick
Equipment Officer

Steve is a Dive Leader and has dived all over the world.

Steve has been a member of the club since 2015 having moved from Huddersfield Nomads and Leeds Metropolitan University. A Dive Leader Steve now looks after the Club’s Dive Equipment.


Chris Boothby
Lead Instructor

Chris is qualified to the level of Dive Leader and Open Water Instructor and has been a member of Harrogate BSAC since 2008.And is our lead Instructor at the pool and Capernwray.


Rick Eldridge
Membership Secretary

Rick is an Advanced Diver and an Open Water Instructor and a long time member of Harrogate BSAC and now looks after the new members, and the renewals.


May Boothby
Social Secretary

May is qualified to the level of Sports Diver and has been a member of the Club since October 2008.May see’s to all the social activities and get togethers.


Allison Gledhill
Club Secretary

Allison started diving after winning a prize draw to dive with sharks at the Blue Planet Aquarium. These days, Allison regularly dives both in the UK and Abroad, with Harrogate BSAC and Seasearch. A Dive Leader and Theory Instructor Allison is currently Secretary of the dive club.


Richard Harrison
Committee Member.

Richard is a new member to Harrogate BSAC and has learnt to dive with us.He is now a general member on the committee to put any views of the members to the committee .


John Seed
Welfare Officer

John is resently appointed to the role of Welfare Officer.His role is to keep all members updated and the club, to be inline with all BSAC rules and regulations.
From safe diving and risk assessments to looking after our younger members with child welfare.He is also there for members to speak to to raise any concerns they may have.


David Ellingham
Media Manager

After initally winning the lighthouse award by accidently strapping himself to a boat then trying to jump in the water, David has since progressed to Dive Leader.

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