Meet The Team Of PADI Instructors And Divemasters At Island Divers
Kim Langridge CD#641705 PADI Course Director/ Owner of Island Divers.
Started Diving: Began diving in 1976
Became a PADI Instructor: Became an Open Water Scuba Instructor in 2006 and I am now a Course Director!
Diving interests: I love teaching the full range of PADI Courses but I particularly enjoy Wrecks.
Favourite Dives: Diving with seals in the Shetland Isles and more recently the El Mina Minesweeper in Hurghada
My Future Diving: Really looking forward to diving the remains of the Japanese fleet in the Philippines and some great local dives!
Kev Martin #644405 PADI Master Instructor/ TEC REC 40, 45, 50 Instructor/ Equipment Service Technician.
Started Diving: Past the PADI Open Water Course in April 2006 and never looked back.
Became a PADI Instructor: I became an Open Water Scuba Instructor in November 2007 and now I’m a PADI Master Instructor + PADI TEC 40 45 50 Instructor.
Diving interests: Wreck Diving, Deep Diving and Technical Diving.
Favourite Dives: The Giannis D in the Red Sea, HMS Stubborn in Malta.
My Future Diving: I would like to get into Cave Diving and to dive with Great White Sharks.
Jerry Green #650508 PADI Staff Instructor
Started Diving: I passed my PADI Open Water Course in 2007 in New Zealand
Became a PADI Instructor: I became and Open Water Scuba Instructor in 2009 and I am now a Staff Instructor
Diving interests: I enjoy Deep Wrecks and Technical Diving
Favourite Dives: The Um El Faroud in Malta and the Thistlegorm in the Red Sea
My Future Diving: I am looking into a Rebreather course
Anna New #352164 PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Instructor
Started Diving: Passed my PADI Open Water Course November 2014
Became a PADI Instructor: I became an Open Water Scuba Instructor July 2015 and currently working my way through the instructor ranks
Diving interests: Wreck Diving, Teaching and Exploring new dives sites and what they have to offer
Favourite Dives: Without a doubt it has to be the Thistlegorm closely followed by the Giannis D in the Red Sea. Shark sightings are pretty awesome too
My Future Diving: I would love to dive in some more exotic locations and explore more of what the underwater world has to offer – Australia and Phillipinnes are on the bucket list!
Caroline Rose #363544 PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
Started Diving: Passed my PADI Open Water Course April 2014 in Koh Tao Thailand
Became a PADI Instructor: I became an Open Water Scuba Instructor on June 2015 on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia so it was very natural progression to move to the Isle of Wight.
Diving interests: Sharks, Fish, Whales and Reefs. I love Ocean awareness and deep diving and starting to develop a passion for underwater filming.
Favourite Dives: Love all dives but the best has to be diving with sharks in the Great barrier Reef
My Future Diving: I would love to dive in the clear waters of Iceland.
Hannah Morris #393349 PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Started Diving: I learnt to dive with Island Divers back in 2012.
Became a PADI Instructor: After graduating as a Marine Biologist in 2016 I moved to the Caribbean to start my PADI Pro journey, becoming an Instructor in April 2017.
Diving interests: I love Corals and Baby Sharks…. I also teach on different conservation projects around the world, doing research and helping students to understand their impact on the oceans.
Favourite Dives: My favorite dives were in the Bahamas, diving in Blue Holes, hunting invasive Lionfish and having a BBQ with our fresh catch at the end!
My Future Diving:I hope to start my tech courses so I can visit deep reefs and be generally awesome.
Andie Vaughan #433929 PADI Dive Master
Started Diving: I learnt to dive on the island at 19years old with BSAC, I converted to PADI which has opened a world of opportunities for me.
Became a PADI DM: I got my Divemaster in February 2019 and have now taken the plunge to do my IDC with Island divers in the New year.
Diving interests: Aquatic life, coral, wrecks & marine conservation.
Favourite Dives: Coming face to face with a Napoleon hump headed wrasse in Hurgarda Egypt.
My Future Diving: Training towards being a modern day mermaid teaching safe diving skills through the PADI system.