Meet the team

Our Directors, Divers & Skippers

Clare Dutton

Company Director
Instructor Trainer
Advanced Powerboat Instructor & Yachtmaster

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Clare began Duttons Divers at just 19 years old, and became the worlds youngest Scuba Instructor Trainer. Since then she has taught over 2000 people to dive and still conducts all sessions from try dives all the way through to professional certifications. Clare has been involved in a number of commercial projects such as the filming for numerous TV shows, movies such as King Arthur, Tarzan and Pikachu.

Jean Dutton

Company Director
Powerboat Instructor
Service technician

Jean joined forces with Clare on the uptake of Vivian Dive Centre and has been involved in the running of the centre since then. Jean is the main skipper for our dive boats, and is also one of the RYA Powerboat Instructors. When Jean is not on the boat, you will find her behind the scenes in the workshop servicing all your equipment as a qualified technician of all major brands including Mares, Apeks, Aqualung, Seac, Cressi & Ocean reef!

Leanne Clowes

Assistant Instructor Trainer

Leanne is a freelance Scuba Instructor and you will usually find her at Vivian Quarry teaching courses, guiding the Menai Straits (or shore cover) and jumping off the back of Little Viv to guide the sites around the Llyn Peninsula. Leanne’s specialist courses are with new divers and also loves teaching experienced divers and instructors new specs! 

Zack Coleman

Dive Instructor

Zack is one of our Scuba Diving Instructors, who not only teaches the basic core courses, but also many specialist ones such as wreck & deep. He has a comprehensive knowledge of the ocean, involving not just diving, but sailing and other water sports too.

Will Cooper

Dive Instructor

Will is one of our scuba instructors, and can also be seen working at our dive centres assisting with equipment sales and repairs. He has worked previously in conservation projects such as whale shark monitoring in Utila…. and so obviously has a keen interest in our Project Tudwals mission!

Emma Bebbington

Dive guide

Emma is one of our dive guides. You will see her mostly doing our shore and boat dives, leading the way to show you all of the cool marine life in North Wales! Emma is mad on seals, and loves. nothing more than to show you the Tudwals islands where our local seal colony reside.

Tom Hampson

Dive guide

Tom has been with us since completing his Open Water Course a few years ago! He fell in love the local North Wales diving, and now loves to share this passion with you all, taking you on guided shore and boat dives in the area. Like the rest of the team, Tom is very much involved with our Tudwals project as a true conservation activist.

Simon Bailey

Boat skipper

Simon is one of our boat skippers and you will see you out on the water… needless to say on your guided and charter boat trips! Simon has years of experience not only operating powerboats, but also sailing and instructing on the water too. You can be assured that you are in safe hands on your boat trips!

Looking to join our team?

We are on the look out for professionals in the following area:

– Scuba Diving Instructors

– Scuba Diving guides and Discover Scuba Leaders

– Boat skippers (Commercially endorsed)

– Powerboat instructors

Contact us below to enquire.

How to apply

To apply for any of our job roles, please complete the form below and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch.